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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...more




SUSAN ELIA MACNEAL:"You're going to Scotland and you don't like whiskey or play golf? Isn't that kind of a waste?"
No. No indeed.
I may not drink whiskey (or whisky) or play golf for that matter — but it truly was one of the best trips of my life.
I fell in love with Scotland.
The Scottish trip was to research my newest Maggie Hope book,THE PRIME MINISTER'S SECRET AGENT. I spent a week in Edinbur... Read more of this blog post »
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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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