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Susan Elia MacNeal

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The Maggie Hope series is Nancy Drew for grownups.

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New York Times-bestselling author Susan Elia MacNeal is the author of the Maggie Hope Mystery series from Bantam/Random House. She is the winner of the Barry Award, and her books have been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, and Dilys Awards.

The first novel in the series is Mr. Churchill's Secretary. It won the Barry Award and was nominated for the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for Best First Novel and the Mystery Readers International's Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel. It was also nominated for the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association's 2013 Dilys Award for "the mystery title of the year that booksellers have most enjoyed hand-selling," Mr. Churchill's Secretary was also declared one of Suspense Magazine's Best
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Well, THE QUEEN'S ACCOMPLICE is out and on the USA TODAY and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists, yay!
My editor, who also happens to edit Lee Child, Alan Bradley, and Laurie R. King, wrote a lovely piece for Penguin Random House. Thank you, Kate!

From the Editor’s Desk: Kate Miciak, Vice President & Director of Editorial for Ballantine Bantam Dell on Susan Elia MacNeal’s Maggie Hope books OCT... Read more of this blog post »
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His Majesty's Hope (Maggie ...

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“Jolly good!" ... King [George VI] exclaimed [after Queen Elizabeth fired the gun at Hitler's photograph]. "You got him right in the n-n-n-naughty bits."... "Good," she said. "That's where I was aiming.”
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message 4: by Susan

Susan MacNeal Jackie, thank you so much! I hope you love it!


Jackie I love reading these books!

I just pre-ordered The Queen's Accomplice! I am so looking forward to reading it when it comes out!


message 2: by Susan

Susan MacNeal Deborah, thank you so much!


Deborah Ledford Thank you for the friend add, Susan. Congratulations on your Edgar Nomination for First Best Novel.

Deborah J. Ledford


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