Nebraska Authors

Mary Ruth Myers

AKA: M. Ruth Myers

Born Warrensburg, MO (USA)

Ohio novelist Myers, who has since become a very well published and Shamus Award winning mystery writer, published her first novel, A Journey to Cuzco in 1979 while living briefly in Omaha during a period when her husband was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base. She is NOT a Nebraska author, but is retained in the database for this connection. She is now best known for her Maggie Sullivan mystery series.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction


Mystery Novels; Historical Mystery Novels


A Journey to Cuzco. 1979.
Friday's Daughter. 1984.
An Officer & A Lady. 1984.
Costly Pleasures. 1985.
Love Unspoken. 1985.
Captain's Pleasure. 1987.
A Touch of Magic. 1988.
The Whiskey Tide. 2013.
The Great Leandro's Treasure. 2018.

Maggie Sullivan Series:
1. No Game for a Dame. 2011.
2. Tough Cookie. 2013.
3. Don't Dare a Dame. 2013.
4. Shamus in a Skirt. 2015.
5. Maximum Moxie. 2016.
6. Dames Fight Harder. 2017.
7. Uncivil Defense. 2018.
The Barefoot Stiff. 2014.
A Concrete Garter Belt. 2015.

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Mary Ruth Myers

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