Telling Lies: A Maggie Macgowen Mystery

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Penguin Group (Canada), May 20, 1993 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Maggie MacGowen is smart, strong, and female--three qualities which add up to the hottest trend in mystery today: the female sleuth. When Maggie's sister Emily is found gunned down in a back alley of L.A.'s Chinatown, Maggie is driven to find the culprit. She soon discovers that the shooting is tied to events some 20 years ago, during Emily's protest days.

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This was a better book than I thought it would be. Will read more of this series if I can find them. Read full review

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When a 60s radical with a second degree murder warrant against her comes out of hiding after 22 years, one of her former radical friends, now helping the homeless and destitute, is shot in the head ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
15
Section 3
24
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About the author (1993)

Wendy Hornsby, Wendy Hornsby is a native of southern California born in 1947. She attended UCLA and California State University, Long Beach, and holds graduate degrees in Ancient and Medieval History. She went on after graduation to teach history at Long Beach City College for 10 years. Her first book, "No Harm" (1987), received critical acclaim. The Maggie MacGowen mystery, "77th Street Requiem," was named one of the six best mysteries of 1995 by Publisher's Weekly Magazine. Hornsby has written several mystery novels and short stories and has received the Edgar Allan Poe Award, the Reviewers Choice Award for Best Contemporary Suspense from Romantic Times Magazine, the Mystery Scene Reader Award, the Orange Coast Fiction Award, and has been nominated for the Anthony Boucher Award. Wendy Hornsby added a new title to her Maggie MacGowen mystery novels in 2009- In The Guise of Mercy.

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