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Gagged & Bound: A Trish Maguire Mystery (Trish Maguire #7)

3.41 of 5 stars 3.41  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Barrister Trish Maguire tackles a thirty-year-old terrorism case when distinguished biographer, Beatrice Bowman, hires her to fight a libel claim by a new ennobled member of the House of Lords who says she misidentified him as one of the terrorists who killed a busload of young children.
Meanwhile, Trish’s old friend, Inspector Caro Lyalt, faces an impossible decision---bl
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ebook, 368 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Minotaur Books
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Karen
Trish Maguire is a barrister but no expert in libel law, but her head of Chambers desperately seeks help with the weeping, deeply worried Bee Bowman. Bee is being sued by Lord Tick, a new member of the House of Lords, over the use of his little known family nickname in a biography she has written about a young man caught up in the bombing of a bus load of small children. Typically, nothing ever happens in single events though, and Trish is also caught up in the problems of her dear friend Detect ...more
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MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS.

Trish Maguire rules!

This tale shows the ever-growing bond betw. Trish and David, the half-orphaned, half-brother she has taken in.

There were was so many plot lines, so skillfully interwoven:
Trish and David
Trish and longtime lover George
Trish and friend Caro (lesbian police officer)
Caro's professional advancement
Trish looking into Baiborn saga
(Jeremy & Baiborn who, years before, had made a political statement
that inadvertent had killed innocent kids on a school field
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Rosemary
Quick mystery read - the 'detective' is Trish Maguire - different as she is a barrister in London but has good friends, a good partner (non-live-in) and only some angst from a past event. She isn't an alcoholic, cares about people, etc. etc. A change from many murder mysteries. There are still enough plot surprises to make it interesting. i'll read some more Trish Maguire books.
Ana
I did enjoy it, it was written pretty ok. I just think it was a little dull at some times. The subject was good, but the writer kept going around the story's tale, idk. I do like the main character, though. She's pretty well described and made.
Jodi
Loads of strong, smart women characters. Some London scenery (I would have liked more). And two mysteries wrapped into one. This was definitely a thinking person's kind of mystery, and it retained my interest until the end.
Rebecca
This is hands down the best Trish Maguire book I have read yet! Natasha Cooper really has a way of building suspense up until the last possible page and letting it explode.
Craig
First I've read in this series, and it almost makes four stars. Interesting, fairly complex plot, and decently fleshed-out characters. It all works very well.
Melanie Goldmund
Intelligent and tense. Trish Maguire is a great character.
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aka N.J. Cooper, Kate Hatfield, Clare Layton, Daphne Wright.

Natasha Cooper was Chairman of the Crime Writers' Association in 2000/2001. She reviews books in THE TIMES, THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT and the NEW LAW JOURNAL. She is the author of, among others, FAULT LINES and PREY TO ALL.
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