Marius Gabriel

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Marius Gabriel Cipolla
Born (1954-11-13) November 13, 1954 (age 64)
Mafikeng, South Africa
Pen nameMadeleine Ker,
Marius Gabriel
OccupationNovelist
NationalityBritish.[1]
CitizenshipBritish
Period1983 - present
Genreromance, mystery, children's literature
Website
www.mariusgabriel.info

Marius Gabriel (born 13 November 1954 in Mafikeng, South Africa) is a historical novelist. He is the author of The Redcliffe Sisters series, The Designer, The Ocean Liner, The Parisians and a number of other bestsellers. He has homes in Cairo and Lincolnshire.[2] In 2018, he and Kerry Wilkinson became the first men using their own names to win a RoNA Award in the organisation's 58-year history.[3] Gabriel won for his historical novel, The Designer.

Biography[edit]

Marius Gabriel Cipolla studied Shakespeare in the University of Newcastle in northern England. To finance his postgraduate research, he began writing romance fiction. He sold his first novel to Mills & Boon, published in 1983 under the female pseudonym Madeleine Ker. He left his academic pursuits to become a full-time writer.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

As Marius Gabriel[edit]

Suspense novels[edit]

  • The Mask of Time (1994)
  • House of Many Rooms (1999)


Historical novels[edit]

  • The Original Sin (1993)
  • The Seventh Moon (2001)
  • The Chronicle Of Marcellus (2009)
  • Gabon (2011)
  • Wish Me Luck as You Wave Me Goodbye (2015)
  • Take Me to Your Heart Again (2016)
  • The Designer (2017)
  • The Ocean Liner (2018)
  • The Parisians (2019)


As Madeleine Ker[edit]

Single novels[edit]

  • Aquamarine (1983)
  • Virtuous lady (1983)
  • Voyage of the Mistral (1983)
  • Pacific Aphrodite (1983)
  • The Street of the Fountain (1984)
  • Winged Lion (1984)
  • Pacific Aphrodite (1984)
  • Working Relationship (1984)
  • Fire of the Gods (1984)
  • Out of This Darkness (1984)
  • Hostage (1985)
  • Comrade Wolf (1985)
  • Ice Princess (1985)
  • Danger Zone (1985)
  • Impact (1986)
  • The Wilder Shores of Love (1987)
  • Judgement (1987)
  • Frazer's Law (1987)
  • Stormy Attraction (1988)
  • Take-over (1988)
  • Tuscan Encounter (1988)
  • Troublemaker (1988)
  • Special Arrangement (1989)
  • Tiger's Eye (1989)
  • Passion's Far Shore (1989)
  • Duel of Passion (1990)
  • Whirlpool (1992)
  • The Alpha Male (2003)
  • The Sicilian Duke's Demand (2005)

Postcards from Europe Series (Multi-Author)[edit]

  • The Bruges Engagement (1992)

Mistress to a Millionaire Series (Multi-Author)[edit]

  • The Millionaire Boss's Mistress (2004)

Omnibus in collaboration[edit]

Graphic Novels[edit]

  • Never Kiss A Stranger (2006)

Omnibus in collaboration[edit]

Children's[edit]

  • Smartypig (2002)

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Marius Gabriel at Random House". Retrieved 2009-01-15.
  2. ^ Marius Gabriel's Amazon profile
  3. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/03/13/new-romantics-57-years-men-break-romantic-novel-awards/
  4. ^ "The Original Sin by Marius Gabriel". Retrieved 2009-01-15.

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