Tough Cookie (Maggie Sullivan mysteries, #2)

Tough Cookie (Maggie Sullivan mysteries, #2)

by M. Ruth Myers

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Overview

When Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan is invited to dine with a millionaire, she doesn’t expect the first course to be a gun in her face.  It draws her into a gold-plated web of theft, revenge, double crosses and murder.

A big-time swindle has made fools of some of the city’s wealthiest businessmen.  The man 
behind it has vanished.  When Maggie begins asking questions, he reappears – dead in the river. But she’s already learned too much.  Someone’s out to silence her too.

Armed with her .38 and a nip of gin, Maggie closes in on a killer as a mobster offers a hint, a cop unsettles her with his chemistry, and a woman with deadly potential plays a game by her own rules.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151700436
Publisher: Tuesday House
Publication date: 03/31/2015
Series: Maggie Sullivan mysteries , #2
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 76,628
File size: 513 KB

About the Author

M. Ruth Myers received a Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America for Don’t Dare a Dame, the third book in her Maggie Sullivan mysteries series.  The series follows a woman P.I. in Dayton, OH, from the end of the Great Depression through the end of WW2.

Other novels by Myers, in various genres, have been translated, optioned for film and condensed for magazine publication.  Some were written under the name Mary Ruth Myers.   She has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri J-School.  Prior to becoming a novelist, she worked on daily papers in Wyoming, Michigan and Ohio.  She also spent five years working as a ventriloquist.

The author and her husband live in Ohio.  When not writing, she plays Irish traditional tunes on the concertina with more enthusiasm than skill.  (Then again, how many people do you know who even play the concertina?)

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Tough Cookie 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book. I love Maggie's spunk. Easy read, just enough balance between character definition and plot development. I am hooked and can't wait to read more Maggie Sullivan books!
NettAL More than 1 year ago
Love this series. Can hardly wait for another book.
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PolarStar More than 1 year ago
Great story. Maggie doesn't disappoint!
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Great series
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