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Publication Order of Capital Crimes Books

Murder in the White House (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on Capitol Hill (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder in the Supreme Court (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder in the Smithsonian (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on Embassy Row (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the FBI (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder in Georgetown (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder in the CIA (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the Kennedy Center (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the National Cathedral (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the Pentagon (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on the Potomac (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the National Gallery (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder in the House (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the Watergate (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the Library of Congress (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder in Foggy Bottom (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder in Havana (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at Ford's Theatre (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at Union Station (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at The Washington Tribune (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the Opera (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on K Street (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder Inside the Beltway (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monument to Murder (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Experiment in Murder (With: Donald Bain) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Undiplomatic Murder (With: Donald Bain) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Internship in Murder (With: Donald Bain) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Medicine (With: Donald Bain) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Allied in Danger (With: Donald Bain) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder on the Metro (With: Jon Land) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the CDC (With: Jon Land) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Souvenir (1954)Description / Buy at Amazon
White House Pets (1969)Description / Buy at Amazon
Harry S. Truman (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
Women of Courage (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
Letters from Father (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bess W. Truman (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where the Buck Stops (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
First Ladies (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The President's House (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Margaret Truman became a writer and singer in her own right. Margaret was a daughter of the former 33rd USA president, Harry Truman. She was born on 17th February 1924 in Missouri. Her father became US president when she was a student at George Washington University. She wrote 23 novels and 9 non-fiction pieces of work. Margaret Passed on in January 2008 aged 83.

Professional Singer

Margaret Truman was born on February 17, 1994, to Harry S, Truman, and Bess Wallace. She was born in Independence, Missouri in the United States. Margaret was born when her father, was a county judge. She was attending George Washington University when her father became the 33rd president of the US in 1945. Her father, Harry Truman, replaced Franklin Roosevelt, the 32rd president of US after he passed on in 1945. Her father was Roosevelt’s Vice President at the time world war II was coming to a halt.

Upon her graduation in 1945, she got serious in pursuing her musical career and had her debut performance in 1947 with Detroit Symphony Orchestra, in a broadcast that was estimated to reach over 15 million listeners. She is remembered to have enjoyed her father’s support and shielding. At one time, her father responded to a columnist, who had belittled her daughter after a performance. Margaret took a break from her musical career to help campaigning for her father, who successfully won over Thomas Dewey.

Writing Career

Margaret wrote her first book in 1956, an autobiography with the name, Souvenir: Margaret Truman’s Story. In her entire life she authored 23 novels and 10 non-fiction works. Margaret also wrote her parents biographies. Her father passed on in 1972 while her mother passed on in 1972.

Margaret Truman personal life

In 1955 Margaret met Clifton Daniel, who was The New York Times foreign news Editor’s assistant. They married in 1956, in Independence. They had their wedding in Trinity Protestants Church, where her parents got married in 1919. They had 4 sons with the last born in 1966. They lived with their family for years in Manhattan, along the Park Avenue. Her husband, Daniel Clifton passed on in 2000, aged 87 years. Margaret would unfortunately after 7 months lose her son, William at the age of 41, in a road accident.

Margaret passed on 29th January 2008, in Chicago after succumbing to a short illness. Margaret was aged 83 years. Her 3 sons and 5 grandchildren survived her

Writing Career in-depth

Margaret written work was a distinct niche. During her entire life, she authored 33 pieces of work. Her work was either fiction or non-fiction. Her debut writing work was in 1956, Souvenir, Margaret Truman’s own Story, was published in 1956, which was non-fiction work. She authored 10 non-fiction works. Which included, White House pet in 1969, Harry S Truman in 1973, women of courage in 1976, Letters from Father, The Truman Family personal Correspondences in 1981, among others. The last in the fiction list being in 2003, The life of a White House Girl

Margaret Truman debut work when she was barely 32, told of the life of Mid-Western girl, found herself accidentally living in the white house. After her parents death, she authored biographies of her parents, the former 33rd president of USA, Harry S. Truman that she produced in 1986. This was one year after father passed on. The biography was well received and became of the month then. Margaret would later after her mother passed on author her biography, Bess W. Truman that was published in 1986, 4 years after her mother passed on.

Margaret fictional work was mostly series of crimes novels, which was well set in her perfect understanding of Washington. These works of murder also depicted the day’s ways and secrets of power. Margaret authored 23 fiction novels; interestingly she released a book each year from 1980 to 1990 consecutively. The rest of the works was staggered up to the last on in 2011, Monument to Murder.

Murder In White House was her first work in the fiction category, which she partnered with Wesley Snipes. The novel that started her murder thrilling work, was about a corrupt state secretary, who was found to be strangled in the family quarters in the White house, was published in 1980. This is among the best books in her career; it rose to be on the bestseller list, and the book was sold later sold to the movies.

Other fictional works in her writing career, include, Murder On The Capitol Hill, Murder At The FBI, Murder In The Supreme Court, Murder At The Kennedy Center, Murder In The George Town, Murder In The National Cathedral and Finally Murder In The National Gallery among others in the 23 novels list.

2 Books In A Series

Margaret Truman, work has two non-fiction biographies, which are very personal.. She authored autobiographies of parents after they had passed on.

1. Harry S. Truman Biography

The bestseller biography of he late dad, Harry Truman, is a definitive of one of the enduring figures of the 20th century. She writes the book unequaled understanding and insights about her father’s unique life. She brings out a rare glimpse at the personalities if the former president. The tone is intimate understanding and relation.

She brings out her father’s life even before he met Bess, her mother. She describes his life in the farm, World War I and the unsuccessful venture by her dad of, haberdashery. She narrates the father’s entry in politics and Pendergast machine relationship. The reader is taken through her fathers’ Senate campaigns in 1934 and 1940, with a focus on her dad’s life as the US vice president.

Harry Truman life as the president and the major decisions he made are dissected. Margaret stands with her father defending her, but it is a profound book.

2. Bess W Truman, Biography 1987

In this biography, which Margaret produced 4 years after her mother died, it in a great way complements the biography of her later father that she also authored. Margaret pays tribute to her late mom, Bess Truman. The book is written in intimate feeling she had with her mother. Margaret incorporates some 1500 letters mostly written by her mother. She brings to the public life of the former first lady. The autobiography provides dozens of exclusive photos. The setting starts with her mother’s life in Missouri, life after her father committed suicide. Margaret narrates her mother’s courtship and marriage life and the relation with her father.

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