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Allison Leotta was a federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., specializing in felony sex crimes and domestic violence for more than ten years. In 2011, she left the Department of Justice to pursue writing fulltime. A graduate of Harvard Law School and Michigan State University, she lives with her husband, Michael, and their two sons in Takoma Park, Maryland.

Genres: Mystery
 
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Girl Three (2013)
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"Sujata Massey is one of the most talented writers working today. In her hands, 1920s Bombay comes alive with the sounds, sights and smells of a place and time where women were still second class citizens. Perveen Mistry is an unforgettable heroine, fighting for justice in an enigmatic, beautiful and flawed world. With gorgeous prose, Massey weaves a captivating mystery. The Widows of Malabar Hill is an extraordinary novel."
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The Good Liar (2018)
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"Put The Good Liar at the top of your summer must-read list. Catherine McKenzie isn’t just a talented storyteller; she has a knack for asking the questions every woman secretly asks, and answering with a story that expresses our collective dreams and fears. The Good Liar brilliantly weaves three stories about regular women coping with the aftermath of a tragedy. But this book is far more than a first-rate page turner; it’s an exploration of the cost of keeping secrets, how the bonds between women both chafe and comfort, and how in the midst of the terror and beauty that is life, we find grace."
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The Network (2019)
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