Marlene Bateman Sullivan was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated from the
University of Utah with a BA in English. She is married to Kelly R. Sullivan and they are the
parents of seven children.
Her hobbies are gardening, camping, and reading. Marlene has been published
extensively in magazines and newspapers and has written a number of non-fiction books,
including: Latter-day Saint Heroes and Heroines, And There Were Angels Among Them, Visit’s
From Beyond the Veil, By the Ministering of Angels, and Brigham’s Boys. Marlene also wrote
the best-selling novel, Light on Fire Island.
A busy writer, Marlene is set to have three books published this year. Gaze Into Heaven,
a fascinating collection of over 50 documented near-death experiences in early church history,
was published earlier this year. Next came Motive for Murder, the first in a mystery series
featuring the quirky private eye, Erica Coleman. Then, Heroes of Faith, a collection of stories
about people who acted heroically in the face of grave trials and handicaps was released by
Cedar Fort Inc.
For purchase links or to learn more about Marlene visit her website at:www.marlenebateman.info