Amelia Island’s Mark of a Man has been Published

Wife of former mayor completes trilogy <em>Amelia Island's Mark of a Man</em>. The third novel in <em>The Goodbye Lie</em> historical series is published.

Amelia Island's Mark of a Man has been PublishedFernandina Beach, FLAmelia Island’s Mark of a Man is the much anticipated third novel in The Goodbye Lie, a historical romance series. Set in the bustling Victorian seaside town of Fernandina on Amelia Island, Florida, author Jane Marie Malcolm, wife of former mayor Bruce Malcolm, once again awakens the beloved Dunnigan family characters to tease and treat readers. “Where ‘Little House on the Prairie’ meets ‘Gone With The Wind’” is the phrase often used to describe TheGoodbye Lie and Amelia Island’s Velvet Undertow, the first two books of this trilogy.

Amelia Island’s Mark of a Man lives up to that description, as well. The time is 1898. Amidst the Spanish American War and a devastating hurricane, the Dunnigans struggle to salvage their once wonderful island existence, now dripping with danger. Hero or heel, Pat Dunnigan lives hard and loves wild. His sister, Marie, is a magnet for trouble. Will she forgive the unforgettable? Will Pat’s demons become hers? Sprinkled throughout are Grandmother Peeper and Aunt Noreen, who continue their hilarious squabbling.

“Intense drama, passion and laughter satisfy every emotion. With an assortment of realistic characters, convincing dialogue and slap-you-silly moments, Amelia Island’s Mark of a Man will delight and charm,” Kate Brown, author of The Rose Legends, points out.

AmeliaIsland’s Mark of a Man is part of a trilogy comprised of individual sagas focusing on the suspenseful entanglements of each of the grown Dunnigan children from the Isle of Eight Flags, called Amelia Island. Packed with mystery, humor and insight, it illuminates how romance and family love never go out of style, encouraging readers to cherish their own families and to realize that with understanding, comes forgiveness.

Amelia Island’s Markof a Man, is by Jane Marie Malcolm. You can contact the author be email at:

The book is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other book sources everywhere.

About the Author
Originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, Jane Marie Harkins Malcolm is also known to her readers as Gracious Jane Marie. Shec elebrates heart and home every day with roses, recipes, and romance at, her family friendly blog, which includes The Goodbye Lie Diaries. Former first lady of Fernandina Beach, Florida, by virtue of marriage to former mayor Bruce Malcolm, she makes her home on Amelia Island, Florida with their cat, Button, and Abby, the singing Chihuahua. An avid handbell ringer and artisan, she is also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Post 54, the Amelia Island Museum of History, and the General Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society of Amelia Island.

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