A Wild And Lonely Place
By: Marcia Muller

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Genre:Mystery Fiction

Author Bio:Marcia Muller grew up in the Detroit area of Michigan. At the young at of 12 she self-published her first novel.
She earned a master's degree in journalism. She was a freelance journalist for a while until her editors decided that she pushed the truth a little to far to make things more interesting. So by then it was the 70's and she had moved to California. She had started to experiment with mystery novels. She got her first break after 5 years of rejection and the name of the book was "Edwin Of The Iron Shoes". In the last twenty years she has written 35 more novels.

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Plot Synopsis:
A series of diplomats have been the target of a vicious bombing campaign. Sharon McCone who reluctantly
agrees to help a security firm protect their client. McCone uncovers a murder. A young child is in trouble. At the hands of the murder are the people who have hired her and who she is protecting. She finds herself in the sights of a ruthless and cold-blooded killer....

Criticism/Positive Section:
In this book by Marcia Muller, i see a woman named Sharon McCone. A strong willed woman who can take on anything. She will do anything to help others. She takes others lives into her hands before her own life. I love the style of writing in this book. It's written in first person so it feels like im in the book. It makes it alot easier to get into the book. Since there are more books in this series about Sharon McCone, I would recommend this book to anybody who loves a good ol' mystery.

Fun Information:
Marcia Muller's Sharon McCone Series has been translated into eight languages.
There are over 2 Million copies in print.
She is a recipient of the Private Eye Writers of America Life Achievement Award
16 of Muller's titles are in print by the Womens Press.

Citations And Links:
Official Web Page of Marcia Muller- Click here
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"Daring...Harrowing...Enjoy The Action."

-New York Times Book Review

"Tension-Fraught...Gripping From the First-Page Attention-Grabber To The Last-Page Irony."
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Muller Remains The Best."
San Diego Union-Tribune

"Marcia Muller and her private investigator, Sharon McCone, hold hands and jump off the deep end… The professional risks pay off all round."
New York Times

"The best thing that could have happened to an often pathetically macho genre"

This book is part of a series By Marcia Muller:
The Sharon McCone Series