Select Page Bestselling novelist Marian Rizzo Pens Cautionary Tale of Spiritual Warfare

Author Marian Rizzo and WordCrafts Press are celebrating the release of Rizzo’s new supernatural thriller, Presence in the Pew. Set in near proximity to Salem, Massechusetts, the witchcraft capitol of the world, Rizzo’s latest novel examines the subtle nature of spiritual warfare… even on sacred ground.

About The Author:

A Pulitzer Prize nominee in the field of journalism, Marian Rizzo has won numerous awards, including the New York Times Chairman’s Award and first place in the 2014 Amy Foundation Writing Awards. She worked for the Ocala Star-Banner newspaper for 30 years. She also has written articles for Ocala Style Magazine and Billy Graham’s Decision Magazine.

Several of Marian’s novels have won awards at Florida Christian Writers conferences and Word Weavers retreats. In 2018, her manuscript for Muldovah, another suspense novel, was a finalist in the Genesis competition of American Christian Fiction Writers.

Marian earned a bachelor’s degree in Bible education from Luther Rice Seminary. She trained for jungle missions with New Tribes (now ETHNOS 360), and she served for two semesters at a Youth With A Mission training center in Southern Spain.

Marian lives in Ocala, Florida, with her daughter, Vicki, who has Down Syndrome. Her other daughter, Joanna, has blessed her with three wonderful grandchildren.