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Coming October 22, 2024


Detective Ryan Boone just can’t let this case go. While the mystery behind the robbery and murders in Twisted was uncovered a few months back, there is still a very large loose thread that Boone desperately wishes to tie up. He convinces his superiors to allow him to travel to Ottawa, where he’s uncovered a lead into a conspiracy that hints what happened in Toronto has nation-wide, and horrific, implications.

Former detective Cora Porter has moved to forensics, but when a strange case involving a murder, a runaway, and a case of mistaken identity hits close to home, she squeezes her way into the investigation. It also doesn’t help that a certain visiting detective has caught her eye, and is also willing to work with her on the case.

Their suspect, Blaine Roche, always seems to be one step ahead of Ryan and Cora. What they don’t know is that he’s not just trying to evade arrest, but take down the conspiracy for his own purposes. Given he’s already a wanted man, Blaine is willing to do whatever it takes to get revenge. He has nothing else to lose … or so he thinks. Wicked picks up where Twisted left off, but in a new location and with several new twists.

Early Praise for Wicked

"Edgy, haunting, and unputdownable, Wicked confirms that Maggie Giles is a master at crafting intricate webs of twists and lies. An intoxicating thriller, Wicked picks up the threads from Twisted as Detective Ryan Boone and a forensic specialist, Cora Porter, investigate a slew of murders connected to a rogue pharmaceutical company. Giles’s novel holds readers hostage as each new layer of complexity is revealed. A gripping read."

- Kristin Kisska, Agatha Award-nominated author of The Hint of Light

“Immersive and hard to put down, WICKED is a thrilling ride into the underbelly of a pharmaceutical gone wrong where the balance between right and wrong isn’t just blurry, it’s wicked.”

- Tanya E Williams, author of Growing Into Greatness

“Maggie Giles’ writing is a powerhouse of innovation, ingenuity, and indefatigable talent. She has mastered the ability to grab her readers by the seat of their pants and lead them through astonishing plot twists and breathtaking surprises.”

- Gloria Mattioni, award-winning author of California Sister

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