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The Prisoner in the Castle

(2018)
(The eighth book in the Maggie Hope series)
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A series of baffling murders among a group of imprisoned agents threatens the outcome of World War II in this chilling mystery from the New York Times best-selling author of Mr. Churchill's Secretary.

World War II is raging, and former spy Maggie Hope knows too much.

She knows what the British government is willing to do to keep its secrets.

She knows the real location of the planned invasion of France.

She knows who's lying. She knows who the double-crossers are. She knows exactly who is sending agents to their deaths.

These are the reasons Maggie is isolated on a remote Scottish island, in a prison known as Killoch Castle, out of contact with friends and family.

Then one of her fellow inmates drops dead in the middle of his after-dinner drink - and he's only the first. As victims fall one by one, Maggie will have to call upon all her wits and skills to escape - not just certain death... but certain murder.

For what's the most important thing Maggie Hope knows?

She must survive.

Praise for The Prisoner in the Castle:

"One pleasure of a mystery series is connecting with a character that changes and grows with each novel.... Maggie's intelligence and loyalty to the war effort continue to evolve in [Susan Elia] MacNeal's series.... Solid twists keep the plot of The Prisoner in the Castle churning until the surprise finale." (Associated Press)

"Evocative." (Publishers Weekly)

"MacNeal uses [Agatha] Christie's And Then There Were None as a framework for a character-driven mystery/thriller that successfully emulates the original." (Kirkus Reviews)

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

August 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
ISBN: 0-399-59382-9 / 978-0-399-59382-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Paperback Editions

July 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
ISBN: 0-525-62109-1 / 978-0-525-62109-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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November 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle (A Maggie Hope Mystery)
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
ISBN: 1-4328-5457-7 / 978-1-4328-5457-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kennebec Large Print
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Author(s): Susan Elia MacNeal
Publisher: Bantam
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU