Marlene Bateman: Mormon Author

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Marlene Bateman Mormon Author

Marlene Bateman, who also writes under her name Marlene Bateman Sullivan, is a prolific author of many newspaper and magazine articles and several books.

Her early books include Latter-day Saint Heroes and Heroines and Brigham’s Boys.

Other titles are:

Motive for Murder; Light on Fire Island (her first mystery romance); For Sale by Owner; Searching for Irene; Heroes of Faith; A Death in the Family; Crooked House; Gaze Into Heaven: Near-Death Experiences in Early Church History; Glimpses into the Spirit World

She has written a number of books about angelic experiences, including And There Were Angels Among Them, Visits From Beyond the Veil, and By the Ministering of Angels.

She contributed to the volume Random Sampler.

Marlene grew up in Sandy, Utah, where her father raised minks and gladiolus. While raising her seven children with her husband, Kelly, she ran a florist shop for ten years. She attended Dixie College, Utah State University, and earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Utah.