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Susan Elia MacNeal is the author of The New York Times- and USA Today-bestselling Maggie Hope mystery series, starting with the Edgar Award-nominated and Barry Award-winning Mr. Churchill’s Secretary. The newest book in the series, Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante, was published on October 27, 2015. Her previous books include Princess Elizabeth’s Spy, His Majesty’s Hope, and The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent. The Maggie Hope novels have been nominated for the ITW Thriller Award, the Dilys Award, the Sue Federer Historical Fiction Award, and the Bruce Alexander Historical Fiction Award. A former book and magazine editor whose first job was assistant to novelist John Irving, Susan graduated cum laude and with departmental honors from Wellesley College, cross-registered for courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and attended the Radcliffe Publishing Course at Harvard University.

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