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Cool! Beggar’s Opera is now available in the Czech Republic!

There is nothing more fun for an author than seeing their book translated and available in another country. I love the Czech Republic, and this particular foreign sale came about because of a Canadian reader who became a friend who had … Continue reading

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Die Geister von Havanna (The Ghosts of Havana)!

I’m very excited to let you know that The Beggar’s Opera is now out in Germany in hardcover as Die Geister von Havanna (The Ghosts of Havana)! It’s the first time one of my books has been published in hardcover; … Continue reading

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Beggar’s Opera to be published in the Czech Republic!

The Beggar’s Opera will be published in the Czech Republic as Přízraky Havany, which means Ghosts of Havana. Here’s a link to the new cover! http://www.knihygalatea.cz/knihy-podle-zanru-2/

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First UK Review of TBO (as Midnight in Havana)!

Wow, this is a great review in the UK’s BookBag of Midnight in Havana. The renamed novel (you’ll know it in Canada and the US as The Beggar’s Opera) will be released in July by Polygon, the publisher of Alexander … Continue reading

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“Go! Buy! Read!” Review of the Beggar’s Opera!

Wow, this is the first time anyone has posted a review in the comments section of my blog! Jim Harris of BooksforLess writes: “Longtime lawyer, first time mystery author, Peggy Blair introduces Havana police Inspector Ricardo Ramirez in THE BEGGAR’S … Continue reading

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“Poignant, carefully crafted and hopeful…” The Beggar’s Opera

A new review of TBO in Fresh Fiction! __________________________ Inspector Ricardo Ramirez, head of the Havana Major Crimes Unit, is called out on Christmas day to investigate the death of eight-year-old Arturo Montenegro who was viciously raped and tossed into … Continue reading

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The Beggar’s Opera hits The Bestseller’s List in Tucson, Arizona!

Great news – The Beggar’s Opera  has hit # 7 on the bestseller’s list in Tucson, Arizona! 1. A Long Day at the End of the World Brent Henricks ($14) 2. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation Michael Pollan ($27.95) 3. … Continue reading

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Nice review of The Beggar’s Opera in the Cleveland, Ohio Plain Dealer!

“Short, punchy chapters … absorbing.” Nice review from the Cleveland Ohio Plain Dealer! The Beggar’s Opera Peggy Blair Pintail, 344 pp., $16  In her debut novel — the first of a new mystery series — Canadian attorney Blair introduces readers … Continue reading

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