At the Circulating Library Author Information: Mary Lester
Author: Mary Lester (birth and death dates unknown)
Alternate Name(s): Maria Soltera (pseudonym)
Biography: Fl. 1881–88. Author of the travel book A Lady's Ride Across Spanish Honduras (1884). In it, the author reveals she worked as a governess to a planter in Fiji. In San Francisco by 1881, she traveled to Honduras to take another teaching job, but it did not materialize. Thereafter, she returned to England.
- The Fat of the Land: A Novel. 3 vol. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1888.