Susan Elia MacNeal
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Susan Elia MacNeal

The next book in the Maggie Hope series, THE PRISONER N THE CASTLE, is scheduled to be published on August 7, 2018.

Susan Elia MacNeal is the author of The New York Times, Washington Post, Publishers Weekly and USA Today-bestselling Maggie Hope mystery series, starting with the Edgar Award-nominated and Barry Award-winning MR. CHURCHILL'S SECRETARY, which is now in its 22nd printing. She is currently at work on THE PRISONER IN THE CASTLE, the eighth novel in the series.

Her books include: PRINCESS ELIZABETH'S SPY, HIS MAJESTY'S HOPE, THE PRIME MINISTER'S SECRET AGENT, MRS. ROOSEVELT'S CONFIDANTE, THE QUEEN'S ACCOMPLICE, and THE PARIS SPY. The Maggie Hope novels have been nominated for the Edgar, the Macavity, the ITW Thriller, the Barry, the Dilys, the Sue Federer Historical Fiction, and the Bruce Alexander Historical Fiction awards. The Maggie Hope series is sold world-wide in English, and has also been translated into Czech, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Turkish, and is also available in large print and audio. The actress Daisy Ridley (Star Wars, Murder on the Orient Express) has bought the film and television rights to the series.

Susan graduated from Nardin Academy in Buffalo New York, and also cum laude and with honors in English from Wellesley College. She cross-registered for courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and attended the Radcliffe Publishing Course at Harvard University. Her first job was as the assistant to novelist John Irving in Vermont. She then worked as an editorial assistant at Random House, assistant editor at Viking Penguin, and associate editor and staff writer at Dance Magazine in New York City. As a freelance writer, she wrote two non-fiction books and for the publications of New York City Ballet.

Susan is married and lives with her husband, Noel MacNeal, a television performer, writer and director, and their son in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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Best Sellers

    • The Prisoner in the Castle

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    A series of baffling murders among a group of imprisoned agents threatens the outcome of World War II in this chilling mystery from the best-selling author of Mr. Churchill’s Secretary. World War II is raging, and former spy Maggie Hope knows too much....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best one yet?

    • By byjove on 08-13-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Mr. Churchill's Secretary

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,052
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,827
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,832

    Maggie Hope graduated at the top of her college class, but her gender qualifies her only to be the newest typist at No. 10 Downing Street....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely

    • By Katherine on 10-22-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Princess Elizabeth's Spy

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 945
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 859
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 849

    As World War II sweeps the continent and England steels itself against German attack, Maggie Hope, former secretary to Prime Minister Winston Churchill, completes her training to become a spy for MI-5....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-22-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • His Majesty's Hope

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 554
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 556

    World War II has finally come home to Britain, but it takes more than nightly air raids to rattle intrepid spy and expert code breaker Maggie Hope....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Liked the series but....

    • By Leigh Billingsley on 06-16-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Paris Spy

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 352

    Maggie Hope has come a long way since serving as a typist for Winston Churchill....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • British World War II historical novel

    • By Wayne on 01-03-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Queen's Accomplice

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347

    England, 1942. The Nazis' relentless Blitz may have paused, but London's nightly blackouts continue. Now, under the cover of darkness, a madman is brutally killing and mutilating young women....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I love these books, but had to stop listening....

    • By Jodi Muller on 10-06-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Prime Minister's Secret Agent

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 426
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427

    A gripping new mystery featuring intrepid spy and code breaker Maggie Hope. And this time, the fallout of a deadly plot comes straight to her own front door....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The narration spoils the book

    • By Margaret Vance on 07-06-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 476
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 434
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 436

    December 1941. Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, DC, along with special agent Maggie Hope....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • RACIST AND INSULTING TO BLACK AMERICANS

    • By The Louligan on 11-19-15

    Regular price: $28.00

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