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Laura McHugh

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Laura McHugh is the author of The Weight of Blood, which won both the 2015 International Thriller Writers award and a Silver Falchion award for best first novel, and was nominated for a Barry award and an Alex award. She spent part of her childhood in the town of Keokuk, Iowa, where Arrowood is set, and now lives in Columbia, Missouri, with her husband and two young children.

Genres: Mystery
New and upcoming books
April 2024

Safe and Sound
   The Weight of Blood (2014)
   Arrowood (2016)
   The Wolf Wants In (2019)
   What's Done in Darkness (2021)
   Safe and Sound (2024)
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