Mary Tilghman

Divided Loyalties

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

Mary Tilghman

Mary K. Tilghman, a Maryland native, has spent 40 years writing for local newspapers and magazines. In addition, she wrote six editions of Frommer’s travel guide for Maryland and Delaware and one edition of the Insider’s Guide to Baltimore.

Her first novel Divided Loyalties was published in 2017. Set in Boonsboro, during the Civil War, it follows an Irish immigrant as she sacrifices family, friends and comfort to serve as a battlefield nurse.

The novel was cited in CBSBaltimore’s “Five Baltimore Authors To Put On Your Summer Reading List.” It also received Four Roses in a Romance Novel Addicts Anonymous review.
Her second novel, another historical fiction set in 1783 Annapolis, is finished and more are on the way.

She is a member of the Romance Writers of America, Maryland Romance Writers and the Historical Novel Society.

Mary and her husband Ray have three grown children.

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