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Mary McCoy

Biography

Mary McCoy

Mary McCoy is a writer and a librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library. She has also been a contributor to On Bunker Hill and the 1947 project, where she wrote stories about Los Angeles's notorious past. She grew up in western Pennsylvania and studied at Rhodes College and the University of Wisconsin. Mary now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son. Her debut novel, DEAD TO ME, is a YA mystery set in the glamorous, treacherous world of 1940s Hollywood.

Mary McCoy

Books by Mary McCoy

by Mary McCoy - Fiction, Mystery, Sports, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

The letters went out in mid-February. Each letter invited its recipient to spend a week at Camp So-and-So, a lakeside retreat for girls nestled high in the Starveling Mountains. Each letter was signed in ink by the famed and reclusive businessman and philanthropist, Inge F. Yancey IV.  Had any of these girls tried to follow the directions in the brochure and visit the camp for themselves on that day in February, they would have discovered that there was no such town and no such mountain and that no one within a fifty-mile radius had ever heard of Camp So-and-So.

by Mary McCoy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

"Don't believe anything they say." Those were the last words that Annie spoke to Alice before turning her back on their family and vanishing without a trace. Alice spent four years waiting and wondering when the impossibly glamorous sister she idolized would return to her --- and what their Hollywood-insider parents had done to drive her away.  When Annie does turn up, the blond, broken stranger lying in a coma has no answers for her. But Alice isn't a kid anymore, and this time she won't let anything stand between her and the truth, no matter how ugly.