The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe

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Screen Shot 2013-01-29 at 11.17.01 PMViking has published The Tell-Tale Start, the first book in Mr. McAlpine’s new middle-grade trilogy, The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe. Books 2 & 3 will be published in 2014, and 2015. In February 2013 Seventh Street Books will publish the adult mystery, Hammett Unwritten.

 

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New McAlpine Guest Blog in Mystery Fanfare

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Orange Coast Magazine Interview

Orange Coast Magazine Interview

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Another Starred Review

Another Starred Review

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Favorite Crime Fiction for 2015

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