The queen's accomplice / Susan Elia MacNeal.

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      Summary: "This New York Times bestselling mystery series continues as American-born codebreaker extraordinaire, Maggie Hope, returns to England to continue her intelligence work during World War II. England, 1942. Great Britain and the U.S. have joined forces to fight the Nazis. In London, Maggie Hope takes on the biggest challenge of her career: finding a killer who models himself on Jack the Ripper--and who targets female intelligence Maggie"-- Provided by publisher.
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      "A Bantham Books trade paperback original"
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    • ABNT:
      MACNEAL, S. E. The queen’s accomplice. [s.l.] : Bantam Books, 2016. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 19 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      MacNeal SE. The Queen’s Accomplice. Bantam Books; 2016. Accessed November 19, 2019.
    • APA:
      MacNeal, S. E. (2016). The queen’s accomplice. Bantam Books. Retrieved from
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      MacNeal, Susan Elia. 2016. The Queen’s Accomplice. A Maggie Hope Mystery. Bantam Books.
    • Harvard:
      MacNeal, S. E. (2016) The queen’s accomplice. Bantam Books (A Maggie Hope mystery). Available at: (Accessed: 19 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      MacNeal, SE 2016, The queen’s accomplice, A Maggie Hope mystery, Bantam Books, viewed 19 November 2019, .
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      MacNeal, Susan Elia. The Queen’s Accomplice. Bantam Books, 2016. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      MacNeal, Susan Elia. The Queen’s Accomplice. A Maggie Hope Mystery. Bantam Books, 2016.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      MacNeal SE. The queen’s accomplice [Internet]. Bantam Books; 2016 [cited 2019 Nov 19]. (A Maggie Hope mystery). Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2016 September #1

As if Germany weren't enough of a challenge to Londoners in 1942, a Jack the Ripper copycat is targeting young women involved in the war effort. American-bred agent Maggie Hope, 27, is chafing under the new leadership of the Special Operations Executive, a colonel who considers women best used to brew tea and is cavalier about a female agent's disquieting coded messages. Then Maggie is tapped to work with MI5 to find the Blackout Beast, who is killing women in the army and SOE in the same manner that the original Ripper killed prostitutes, seemingly because he resents their taking jobs that should belong to men. As she works with DCI James Durgin to track down the Beast, Maggie also uses her established connections with Queen Elizabeth to push for parity for women agents, who are paid less than men and are at greater risk because they aren't covered by the Geneva Convention. Although the ending seems rushed, with the indomitable Maggie serving as bait for the Beast and then taking off to pursue dangling story lines, this is a fine historical mystery given a feminist slant. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2016 May #1

In this latest in the New York Times best-selling mystery series, American-born code-breaker Maggie Hope continues her intelligence work in 1942 London, where she must track down a killer with a Jack the Ripper modus operandi. What's this got to do with the war effort? His victims are all female intelligence agents, like Maggie.

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LJ Reviews 2016 October #1

Returning to London from Washington, DC, Maggie Hope is working at Special Operations Division, 64 Baker Street. The Nazis have stopped their nightly bombing, but the city is still burning. When an elderly air raid warden stumbles over a mutilated body in Regent's Park, it marks the beginning of a terrible re-creation of Jack the Ripper's killing spree. This sixth entry in the World War II series follows Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante.. Copyright 2016 Library Journal.

PW Reviews 2016 August #2

Echoes of classic crime meet international espionage in MacNeal's accomplished sixth WWII mystery (after 2015's Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante). In bombed- and blacked-out 1942 London, a young woman's horrifically butchered body is discovered in Regent's Park near graffiti proclaiming that "Jack Is Back." With the discovery of a second, similarly brutalized corpse, a pattern emerges: the murders explicitly mimic Jack the Ripper's, and both women have been tapped for the Special Operations Executive, a top-secret unit that sends women spies behind enemy lines. American expat Maggie Hope, an experienced SOE operative, joins the investigation jointly conducted by Scotland Yard and MI5. The stakes rise when a young woman trained by Maggie disappears, possibly abducted by the killer that the press dubs the Blackout Beast. Though the titular queen—the current monarch's mother—plays only a minor role, MacNeal's engaging characters, vivid scene-setting, moments of romance, and rich historical detail offer plenty to enjoy. Agent: Victoria Skurnick, Levine Greenberg Literary. (Oct.)

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