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Mary McMullen

"Love is recognition, perhaps the highest form of it. You."

Mary McMullen, Death by Bequest (1977)

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"Sanity is sometimes a matter of going on, outwardly, as if everything is all right."

Mary McMullen, Prudence Be Damned (1978)

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"Take the goods the gods provide, and don't stand and sulk when they are snatched away."

Mary McMullen, Something of the Night (1980)

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"I've gotten to the place where I find life too short for if-only."

Mary McMullen, My Cousin Death (1980)

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"... you can pack a bag and take a plane somewhere, anywhere, and when you get there and open the bag -- lying right on top will be whatever you're running away from. The very first thing you'll have to unpack ..."

Mary McMullen, My Cousin Death (1980)

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"... it requires a great deal more generosity to take than to give."

Mary McMullen, My Cousin Death (1980)

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"People tend to believe accusations more than denials."

Mary McMullen, My Cousin Death (1980)

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"... that darkest of syllables, death."

Mary McMullen, The Other Shoe (1981)

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"... the eternal ranchouse [was] given extra length by the two-car garage facing the street (this always reminded Justin, architecturally speaking, of bare buttocks presented to one's face)."

Mary McMullen, The Other Shoe (1981)

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Mary McMullen, U.S. writer
(1920 - 1986)

Real name: Mary Reilly Wilson. This popular mystery writer’s mother was popular mystery writer Helen Reilly and her sister was popular mystery writer Ursula Curtiss.