Maggie MacGowen by Wendy Hornsby
Maggie MacGowen is the protagonist in a series of mystery novels by American novelist Wendy Hornsby. Maggie MacGowen is a documentary filmmaker/amateur sleuth based in Los Angeles, California.

Wendy Hornsby began her Maggie MacGowen series in 1992 with the novel Telling Lies. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Wendy Hornsby’s Maggie MacGowen books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Maggie MacGowen Books


Telling Lies(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Baby(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bad Intent(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
77th Street Requiem(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Hard Light(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Guise of Mercy(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Paramour's Daughter(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hanging(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Color of Light(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Disturbing the Dark(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Maggie MacGowen Synopses: Telling Lies by Wendy Hornsby is the first book in the Maggie MacGowen series. When her medical crusading sister, Emily, is mysteriously shot to death in a Los Angeles alley and the evidence shows that the shooting was not random, Maggie MacGowen must piece together the murder piece by piece. The trail leads to Emily’s past as a radical decades earlier.

Midnight Baby is the second Maggie MacGowen novel from Wendy Hornsby. Maggie MacGowen’s investigation into the murder of a young prostitute takes her from the mean streets of Los Angeles to a posh suburb.

In Bad Intent by Wendy Hornsby (book 3 of the series), Maggie MacGowen looks into the set up of three police officers by a politician.


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