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Elaine Macko

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From a very young age, I possessed an over-active imagination finding intrigue and mayhem in everyday situations. Take Humpty Dumpty. Everyone thinks he took a great fall, but I'm pretty sure he was pushed.

While living abroad I decided to try my hand writing a mystery and after several months, completed a draft of my first book, ARMED, and moved on to three other books in the series. I grew up in Milford, Connecticut, and my New England roots are never far from my mind so I centered them on the fictional town of Indian Cove, Connecticut, which for some reason looks a lot like Milford! I also include a European connection in each book bringing together my love of both places.

I've been getting some great reviews for ARMED and I'm pleased that
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I had dinner last night with an old friend. By old, I mean we haven’t seen each other in 25 years. But I guess after all those years, we have also become old friends in the aging way as well.

I admit to being a bit nervous at seeing her again. Would we sit there in awkward silence, nothing to say, our lives having gone in such different directions that we no longer meshed? I needn’t have worried... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.90 · 309 ratings · 41 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
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Death in the Daylilies by Mary Beth Magee
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In Death In The Daylilies, Mary Beth Magee has crafted a delightful debut novel for her new cozy mysteries series. Protagonist Mercy McKay returns to her home of Cypress Point, Mississippi, after many years living away. Along with her sister, Hope, a ...more
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Well, here I am rating my own book, but why not. I'm very proud of this first book in my new mystery series and prouder still that with each book in the series (POISONED will be out in Nov 2012) I see my characters growing and my writing getting bett ...more
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
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Since I finished reading this final book in the 3-book series, I have been in mourning. I want more. Lisbeth Salander, you rock!
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The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
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This may be my favorite in the series. I was sitting in Borders reading this book and at one point I actually shouted out, You go, girl! It was just a non-stop, wild ride.
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
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I thought this book started slow and I wasn't sure I wanted to finish it. Then after about page 80 I really got into it and couldn't put it down. Once I was done with it, I ran out to get the next in the series.
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
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I could not put this book down and when I read the last page I felt incredibly sad that it was over. I lived in Europe for 12 years and never had the chance to visit Guernsey. After reading this book, it is at the top of my list.

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“I love this part of the day—early morning. Too bad I had to get up so early to enjoy it.”
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July 31, 2012 through August 12, 2012. Topics: How did you come up with a mannequin factory setting for your murder? Are any of the central characters ...more



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Elaine Macko Dillon wrote: "Elaine, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Smoked.
Wishing you the very best!"


Hope you enjoy. Pickled just came out and is my favorite. If you enjoy Smoked, give Pickled a try as well. Kind regards, Elaine


Dillon  Clay  Asher Elaine, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Smoked.
Wishing you the very best!


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