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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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Delighted to release the latest Maggie Hope cover! THE QUEEN'S ACCOMPLICE (Maggie Hope #6) is coming out October 4, 2016. The cover illustration is by the incredible artist and illustrator Mick Wiggins.



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Published on April 07, 2016 06:55
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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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“He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.”
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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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