Ruthie Marlenée is a California native and lives in Los Angeles with her husband. She is blessed to have her children and grandchildren nearby. 

A James Kirkwood Literary Award nominee for “Curse of the Ninth,” she also earned her Writer’s Certificate “With Distinction” from UCLA. She is the author of several novels: “Isabela’s Island,” “Agave Blues,” and is currently working on the sequel to “Curse of the Ninth.”  Marlenée is a ghostwriter, screenwriter, novelist and a poet whose work can be found in several literary publications. 

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

J. K. Rowling

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss