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My True Love Lies

By Lenore Glen Offord

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• Fiction/Mystery • 240 pages

ISBN: 978-1-63194-096-5

The War is over, but only just, and San Francisco is still crammed with military uniforms. Of course, being San Francisco, it’s also crammed with Bohemians (in a few years, they’ll be known as Beatniks). Noel Bruce straddles both camps: By day she’s a straight-laced driver for the Navy, but at night she lets her hair down and parties with her flamboyant art-school chums.

The party comes to a screeching halt, however, when a dead body turns up in a sculptor’s studio, and the artists discover that pretentious mannerisms and amusing facial hair provide little defense against the chill of fear. As in Skeleton Key, the heroine is a working woman, and, like all of Offord’s novels, My True Love Lies provides an intriguing bridge between old-fashioned, 1930s-style plotting and a kind of feminism that feels startlingly up-to-date.

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Fans of Margery Allingham

"Mrs. Offord with each book entrenches herself more firmly as one of our leading feminine mystery novelists…There is always a reasonable plot backed by warm characters, and above all, intelligent writing"-Dorothy B. Hughes