Maggie's Man: A Family Secrets Novel

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Maggie's Man: A Family Secrets Novel

by Lisa Gardner

Penguin Publishing Group | August 6, 2013 | Mass Market Paperbound

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Catch Me and The Perfect Husband...

Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for.
 
When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer was called for jury duty, she never expected to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But when Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he’s innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars.
 
Soon, Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, Maggie discovers that she wants to fight for Cain’s freedom—because he just might be the kind of man she could love.

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 320 pages, 6.8 × 4.2 × 0.9 in

Published: August 6, 2013

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0451465547

ISBN - 13: 9780451465542

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Maggie's Man: A Family Secrets Novel

Maggie's Man: A Family Secrets Novel

by Lisa Gardner

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 320 pages, 6.8 × 4.2 × 0.9 in

Published: August 6, 2013

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0451465547

ISBN - 13: 9780451465542

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“Don’t move.”Maggie Ferringer looked up blankly from her seat on the wooden bench outside the second-­floor courtroom. Eight fifty a.m. and she hadn’t had coffee yet. She was tired, disgruntled at being called for jury duty and still preoccupied with how she was going to re­arrange all her appointments for the next five days. Plus, one of her cats was sick. She was thinking she’d better take him to the vet.“Don’t move,” the prison guard repeated, and this time his voice was very hard.She blinked rapidly, looking at the man with mild con-fusion. Strangers were always approaching her. There could be one hundred people on the street and the tourist would stop and ask Maggie for directions. She supposed it was because she was so unassuming. At five feet, she had a slight build and pale skin that only burned, never tanned. Her clothes ran toward the admittedly conservative—­she had a weakness for low-­slung, sensible pumps. Today, she’d matched her favorite pair of beige heels with a brown plaid wool skirt and simple pink blouse that declared, I am an intelligent, professional woman with really boring taste in clothes.Last week, her mother—­one of those tall, wildly beau-tiful women who could actually wear leopard-­print jump-suits—­had flown into town, greeted Maggie with two fofooey cheek kisses and dramatically exclaimed, “My God, Maggie darling! How did I ever give birth to a creature who will probably marry an accountant?”And Maggie, who felt the same sting she always felt wh
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Catch Me and The Perfect Husband...

Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for.
 
When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer was called for jury duty, she never expected to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But when Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he’s innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars.
 
Soon, Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, Maggie discovers that she wants to fight for Cain’s freedom—because he just might be the kind of man she could love.

About the Author

Lisa Gardner is the New York Times bestselling author of fifteen novels. Her Detective D. D. Warren novels include Catch Me, Love You More, and the International Thriller of the Year award–winning novel The Neighbor. Her FBI profiler novels include Say Goodbye, Gone, The Killing Hour, The Next Accident, and The Third Victim. She lives with her family in New England, where she is at work on her next novel.

Editorial Reviews

“Lisa Gardner’s work has the chills and thrills to excite, and the heart to draw you in.”—Sandra Brown
 
“You can’t wait to see what happens next.”—People
 
Riveting hold-your-breath suspense.”—Iris Johansen