About the Author

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Maria Riegger is based in the Washington, DC area. She is a banking /corporate attorney by day, and a fiction author by night. On this blog she introduces readers to her books, and discusses economic liberty as well as legal history, with an emphasis on medieval history.

Maria is a Gemini whose head has always been in the clouds. From a young age, her mother scolded her for not paying attention; when she was bored, she would make up stories in her head. Her worst fear is boredom. She has been writing since she was about thirteen years old. A lover of languages, she speaks French, Spanish, Catalan and some Portuguese; and has lived in the U.K., France and Spain.

She has been caught air-guitaring in public. She loves to laugh, and is the “go-to” person if a friend needs someone to laugh at his lame jokes. In true Gemini fashion, she indulges both her logical personality as an attorney as well as her creative personality.  She loved law school and even misses it, which led her friends to conclude that she is certifiable.

A native of the Washington, DC area, she is a political junkie who has respect for all views and who admires the political involvement of Americans. She loves nothing more than a solid political discussion where all views are represented. Maria is a staunch libertarian, so expect to see some economic and civil liberty-related posts here.

When not writing or lawyering, she can be found doing a myriad of activities including reading, traveling, working on pro bono legal cases, political volunteering, and basically anything else that is not housework.

Her first novel is available now on Kindle and Nook and will soon be available in print. Her second novel will be available in early 2016. Feel free to contact her.

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