Who’d have guessed that running employee background checks at the HI-Data Corporation would make DD McGil the target of a ruthless killer?  Buy Book Here!

For DD, a thirty-something English professor turned investigator, the routine job should have been a welcome distraction from her fiancé’s death and her eccentric Aunt Elizabeth’s quest to authenticate an unlikely literary treasure—a Robert Burns text worth millions if proven genuine.

Relying on her own moxie (bolstered by the occasional shot of Glenlivet), her sexy lover, and the fact-finding acumen of her antiquarian bookseller friend, DD races to find out who’s behind the high-tech treachery at HI-Data before it’s too late.


Diane Gilbert Madsen was born and raised in Chicago and is the former director of economic development for the state of Illinois. She holds a master's degree in English and currently lives in Florida. DD McGil is a strong, female protagonist and Madsen's new soft-boiled mystery series has an air of authenticity that will appeal to the CSI crowd, as well as readers with a penchant for the literature of auld lang syne.

Madsen is a member of the St. Andrews Society of Sarasota, the Robert Burns Association of North America, and the Robert Burns World Federation.


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