Maggie May

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Booksmango, Nov 30, 2012 - Fiction - 301 pages

Marvin Gray’s past has returned to haunt him. Fifteen years ago, he had a love affair with a beautiful Playboy centerfold, Maggie May Esquivel. Now, his only true love needs Marvin to rescue her from the notorious Salvadoran criminal gang MS-13, which has threatened the lives of Maggie May and their teenage son, Josh.

The case throws inexperienced private eye Gray onto a convoluted course he cannot understand. The quest leads him into the dangerous underworlds of Latin America and the US, where he uncovers a conspiracy to murder a US Embassy official in El Salvador. The investigation also forces him to confront demons dating back to the Salvadoran Civil War, and long since buried in a soiled life of alcoholism and failed relationships.
Only by rescuing Maggie and Josh, can Marvin save himself.

The thrilleráMaggie Mayáexplores the subtle fractures between the heroic and the villainous.á

 

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About the author (2012)

Marvin Gray is an American humor columnist for the Observer magazine in Hua Hin, Thailand, having published over 25 articles since 2010. Maggie May is his first novel. Currently he is writing his second novel They Only Come Out at Night. He graduated with a General Education Development Certificate from Hoboken Adult Education Institute with honors. He has lived and worked in Afghanistan, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Iraq, Pakistan, and Thailand. He speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Urdu-Hindi. Marvin plays the harpsichord, enjoys jousting and extreme winter sports, and volunteers for numerous charitable events. He lives with his two soul mates, Pet and Rave‚─ţtwin sisters and former professional dancers‚─ţalong with their kitten Sebastian Cabot in a loft above a gentleman‚─˘s club in Los Angeles.

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