Margaret Truman


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    Mystery

    Jul-2011

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 25

    Times are tough in Savannah for former cop and current PI Robert Brixton, so when he agrees to take on a 20 year-old murder case, he figures he's got nothing to lose. It's not long before the trail leads him deep into the corrupt underbelly of Savann...

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    Nov-2008

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 24

    Rosalie Curzon, a Washington, D.C. call girl, is found bludgeoned to death in her Adams-Morgan apartment. At the murder scene a video camera is discovered nestled high on a bookshelf. Had the victim taped some of her clients during their sexual liais...

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    Mystery

    Nov-2007

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 23

    Arriving home from a fund-raising dinner, senior Illinois senator Lyle Simmons discovers his wife's brutally bludgeoned body. And like any savvy politician with presidential aspirations, his first move is to phone his attorney. In this case, it's his...

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    Nov-2006

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 22

    Margaret Truman, who knows where all the bodies are buried inside the Beltway, has written her most thrilling novel of suspense yet. Murder at the Opera features the popular crime-fighting couple Mac Smith and his wife, Annabel Reed-Smith, as they na...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2005

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 21

    From senators to summer interns, from all the president's men to all-powerful women, Margaret Truman captures the fascinating, high-wire drama of Washington, D.C., like no other writer. Now this master of mystery fiction takes us into the capital's c...

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    Historical

    Feb-2005

    As Margaret Truman knows from firsthand experience, living in the White House can be exhilarating and maddening, alarming and exhausting-but it is certainly never dull. Part private residence, part goldfish bowl, and part national shrine, the White H...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2004

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 20

    Louis Russo, former mob hit man and government informer, arrives at Union Station in D.C. on the last lap of what will turn out to be his one-way trip from Tel Aviv. Two men meet his train. One is the man who will kill him. The other is Richard Marie...

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    Mystery

    Nov-2002

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 19

    It was the site of one of the most infamous assassinations in American history. Now the body of Nadia Zarinski, an attractive young woman who worked for Senator Bruce Lerner, is discovered in the alley behind Ford's Theatre. Soon a pair of mismatched...

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    Jul-2001

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 18

    Havana may be far from Washington, but DC power brokers are never far from Havana. Neither are danger, deception, and sudden death. That's what draws Max Pauling there. As an ex-CIA, ex-State Department employee, he faces an uneventful early retireme...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2000

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 17

    Once it was a swamp. Now Foggy Bottom is swimming with real-estate sharks. When a man is found stabbed to death in this trendy D.C. neighborhood, it is major news. But within forty-eight hours the nation is gripped by a fear that leaves this comparat...

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    Mystery

    Nov-1999

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 16

    In the depths of the U.S. Library of Congress toil thousands of researchers, chasing down obsessions, breakthroughs, and new contributions to human intelligence. But when amateur D.C. sleuth Annabel Reed-Smith enters this stately American institution...

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    Jul-1998

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 15

    It is home to the powerful, the glamorous, and the politically connected. It has a gorgeous view and a notorious history. Now the Watergate, a vast complex of hotel rooms, apartments, health spas, and fine restaurants, is famous for something else: t...

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    Jul-1997

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 14

    He died beneath the Statue of Freedom, clutching a 9-mm pistol in his hand. But as dawn rose, the politician would die again - in a hail of rumor and character assassination. Now one man suspects the shattering truth: that the congressman's suici...

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    Jul-1996

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 13

    When the senior curator at Washington's famed National Gallery finds a missing painting by the Renaissance master Caravaggio, he mounts a world-class exhibition - and plots a brilliant forgery scheme that will stun the art world. But an artful dec...

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    Mystery

    Jun-1994

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 12

    Law professor Mac Smith has unflagging passion for two things in his life: his wife Annabel and the majestic Potomac River. When Mac discovers a weed-shrouded body in the latter, the former gets edgy. Lovely Annabel, owner of a flourishing Georgetown...

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    Mystery

    Jul-1993

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 11

    A genius doctor is murdered, and a desert madman gains the means to kill millions. These two explosive events ultimately draw Major Margit Falk, a helicopter pilot and Pentagon lawyer, into a maelstrom of betrayal, deceit, and danger--and straight in...

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    Mystery

    Sep-1990

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 10

    Murder didn't stop Mac Smith and Annabel Reed from falling in love, or from getting married at the glorious church on the hill in Washington, D.C., the National Cathedrals But the brutal murder of a friend drags them from their newlywed bliss into an...

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    Jul-1989

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 9

    During a gala benefit for the Democratic Party's hottest presidential hopeful at the glittering Kennedy Center, a young woman dies, a victim of quick and brutal violence. The murder weapon belongs to the candidate. The chief suspect is the candidate'...

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    1987

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 8

    Barrie Mayer, a beautiful Washington literary agent, arrives at London's Heathrow airport with plenty of time make her flight to Budapest, where she's planning to meet an author. The airport is crowded, but it's not a scheduling problem that keeps Ba...

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    1986

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 7

    Valerie Frolich, the beautiful, twenty-year-old daughter of New Jersey senator John Frolich, was among the youngest guests at the elegant Georgetown party. Her provocative dancing raised not a few eyebrows - but could someone have found it distastefu...

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    1985

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 6

    Special agent George Pritchard was no one's favorite at the FBI. But when his murdered body is found hanging behind the target at the Bureau's own firing range, with two hundred astonished tourists looking on, a special investigation is ordered. The ...

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    Mystery

    Jun-1984

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 5

    WHO WOULD KILL THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR AT HIS OWN ANNIVERSARY PARTY? Geoffrey James was British ambassador to Iran before serving the same function in America. That explains his rather extravagant taste for caviar. But what can account for his my...

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    1983

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 4

    Heather McBean had come from Scotland to Washington to find out who murdered her fiance, Dr. Lewis Tunney. It had happened during a glittering black-tie affair at the Smithsonian. Dr. Lewis Tunney, a brilliant historian, had stumbled onto an internat...

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    1982

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 3

    THE CHIEF CLERK TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE WAS FOUND MURDERED IN THE COURTROOM... When young Clarence Sutherland was discovered sitting in the Chief Justice's chair with a hole in his head, the question of course was, why? Who would want to kill such...

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    1981

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 2

    IT WAS HIS FAVORITE TOOL. It weighed more than a pound. Most of the weight was in an elaborately carved ivory handle. Its blade was six inches from the butt of its handle to its sharp tip. He'd taken steel wool to it only the day before. He oft...

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    Mystery

    Jun-1980

    A Capital Crimes Novel - 1

    Could the President himself have been the killer? All the evidence pointed to the fact that the murder was committed by someone very highly placed in the White House.......

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