Tuesday, August 29, 2017

What is Mary Miley reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Mary Miley, author of Murder in Disguise: A Roaring Twenties mystery.

Her entry begins:
I just returned from a long trip overseas, during which I polished off several good books. For me, one of the pleasures of travel is reading at night and I can only endure the long airplane rides if I can lose myself in a good story. Call me a Luddite—I prefer the word traditionalist—but I read only real books. I don’t own an e-reader. When traveling, I take along paperbacks, which I discard as I go. No, I don’t throw them out—that would be sacrilegious—I leave them wherever we are staying, on shipboard libraries or on the bookshelves in the castles or historic homes we rent.

On this most recent trip, we visited Ireland and Scotland for pleasure and a bit of business—research for my next novel. I read A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, which was...[read on]
About Murder in Disguise, from the publisher:
1920s script girl Jessie Beckett investigates the murder of a movie projectionist in this absorbing historical mystery.

A projectionist is shot dead and his grieving widow asks Jessie if she can find out who killed him, but who shot Joe Petrovitch? And how did the murderer leave the movie theatre without being seen? Jessie must go into the dead man's past and uncover dark secrets from another continent and another era...
Learn more about the book and author at Mary Miley's website, blog, and Facebook page.

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--Marshal Zeringue