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No Game for a Dame

(2011)
(The first book in the Maggie Sullivan series)
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A .38, a nip of gin, and sensational legs get Depression-era private investigator Maggie Sullivan out of most scrapes - until a stranger threatens to bust her nose, she's hauled in on suspicion of his murder and she finds herself in the cross-hairs of a crime boss with connections at City Hall.

Moving through streets where people line up at soup kitchens, Maggie draws information from sources others overlook: the waitress at the dime store lunch counter where she has breakfast; a ragged newsboy; the other career girls at her rooming house.

Her digging gets her chloroformed and left in a ditch behind the wheel of her DeSoto. She makes her way to an upscale bordello and gets tea - and information - from the madam herself.

A gunman puts a bullet through Maggie's hat. Her shutterbug pal on the evening paper warns her off. A new cop whose presence unsettles her thinks she's crooked. Before she finds all the answers she needs, she faces a half-crazed man with a gun, and a far more lethal point-blank killer.

If you like Robert B. Parker's hard boiled Spencer series and strong women sleuths, don't miss this one-of-a-kind Ohio detective from a time in United States history when dames wore hats - but seldom a Smith & Wesson.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Paperback Editions

January 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: No Game for A Dame (Maggie Sullivan mysteries)
Author(s): M Ruth Myers
ISBN: 1-4679-5797-6 / 978-1-4679-5797-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Audio Editions

May 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: No Game for a Dame: Maggie Sullivan Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): M Ruth Myers
Publisher: M. Ruth Myers
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May 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: No Game for a Dame: Maggie Sullivan Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): M Ruth Myers
Publisher: M. Ruth Myers
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: No Game for a Dame: Maggie Sullivan Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): M Ruth Myers
Publisher: M. Ruth Myers
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: No Game for a Dame: Maggie Sullivan Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): M Ruth Myers
Publisher: M. Ruth Myers
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: No Game for a Dame (Maggie Sullivan Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): M Ruth Myers
Publisher: Tuesday House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU