In the s Bradley said she would return to Christianity , telling an interviewer: "I just go regularly to the Episcopalian church That pagan thing I feel that I've gotten past it. I would like people to explore the possibilities. After suffering declining health for years, Bradley died at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley on September 25, , four days after suffering a debilitating heart attack.
In , her daughter, Moira Greyland, accused her of sexual abuse from the age of three to In an email to The Guardian , Greyland said that she had not spoken out before because: . I thought that my mother's fans would be angry with me for saying anything against someone who had championed women's rights and made so many of them feel differently about themselves and their lives.
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I didn't want to hurt anyone she had helped, so I just kept my mouth shut. Greyland also reported that she was not the only victim and that she was one of the people who reported her father, Walter H. Breen , for child molestation, for which he received multiple convictions. In response to these allegations, on July 2, , Victor Gollancz Ltd , the publisher of Bradley's digital backlist, announced that it will donate all income from the sales of Bradley's e-books to the charity Save the Children. After the allegations were made public, Greyland and her brother Mark spoke at length about their experiences.
Among the first was John Scalzi , who within a day of the allegations being made public, described the allegations as "horrific". Hines wrote that Bradley's positive effect on her readers and associates "makes the revelations about Marion Zimmer Bradley protecting a known child rapist and molesting her own daughter and others even more tragic. Paxson , who collaborated with Bradley on a number of novels and who continued to write novels set in the Avalon Series after Bradley's death, said that she was "shocked and appalled to read Moira Greyland's posts about her mother.
Bradley stated that when she was a child she enjoyed reading adventure fantasy authors such as Henry Kuttner , Edmond Hamilton , C.