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Maggie Groff Maggie Groff i(A145633 works by)
Gender: Female
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Maggie Groff has worked as a journalist for the Sun-Herald newspaper and her writing has been published by Readers' Digest. Groff has written the non-fiction titles - Mothers Behaving Badly and Hoax Cuisine.

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y separately published work icon Mad Men, Bad Girls and the Guerilla Knitters Institute Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2012 Z1845117 2012 single work novel

'When a secretive American cult moves to the Gold Coast, freelance journalist Scout Davis's investigative antennae start quivering. She sets out to expose the cult's lunatic beliefs and bizarre practices, but when she learns the identity of a recent recruit, her quest becomes personal. And dangerous.

'The cult isn't the only case on Scout's agenda. Someone is cutting up girls' underwear at an exclusive school and Scout agrees to look into it. And the sinister secret behind the vandalism is not nice. Not at all.

'But Scout has her secrets too. In the dead of night she sneaks out with an underground group of yarn bombers to decorate the locality with artworks. The next mission ticks all the right boxes - it's risky, difficult and extremely silly. However, not everyone is amused, and Scout has a sneaking suspicion that the local police sergeant, Rafe Kelly, is hot on her tail.

'Mad Men, Bad Girls and the Guerilla Knitters Institute is frequently hilarious, always surprising, and delivered with a strong cast of charmingly eccentric characters.' (From the publisher's website.)

2013 winner Davitt Award Best Debut
2013 winner Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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