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Gary D. McGugan

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"A Web of Deceit" is my most recent suspense thriller. Early feedback suggests readers find it to be my best. It carries on from "Pernicious Pursuit - A Howard Knight Escapade."

Readers will know I introduced Howard Knight in "Three Weeks Less a Day" and expanded his role in both "The Multima Scheme" and "Unrelenting Peril" -- the trilogy about goings on at fictional Multima Corporation before making him the star of "Pernicious Pursuit."

Howard plays an important--but diminished--role in "A Web of Deceit" Instead, two female characters become more prominent as I create an entirely new plot that pits one against the other for extremely high stakes.

I think readers will enjoy all five stories and recommend reading them in order although each s
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A Web of Deceit Launches March 1st!

Picture Last week, I shared exciting news with VIP readers that initial copies of my latest suspense thriller --A Web of Deceit—arrived at my office. It gave me an opportunity to sign and ship the very first copies to folks who subscribe. Thanks for all your book orders! It was wonderful to personalize so many copies and felt almost like I was at a live signing event again!
 
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