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Marie Benedict

About The Author

Marie Benedict is a lawyer with more than ten years of experience as a litigator at two of the country’s premier law firms. She found her calling unearthing the hidden historical stories of women. Her mission is to excavate from the past the most important, complex, and fascinating women of history and bring them into the light of present day where readers can finally perceive the breadth of their contributions as well as the insights they bring to modern day issues. Marie is the author of many books for adults including the New York Times bestseller The First LadiesThe Secrets of Lovelace Academy, written with Courtney Sheinmel, is her first book for kids. Visit her online at

Books by Marie Benedict