“A delightful and compelling read.” -Elle
Listen to or read my first post in my Maura Diaries blog.
In a house teeming with life, young Maura, voted the Most Quiet Girl in Catholic school, notices everything but says little. Eager to penetrate the secret world of her father, FBI agent Joe Conlon, she is drawn to the bureau drawer where he places his badge at night. The time is the late 1960s, and Vietnam and the Cold War are fomenting unrest outside Maura’s suburban Los Angeles home. Inside, the Conlons and their five children are still bound by tradition: baseball games, Sunday dinners of roast beef and mashed potatoes, and The FBI on TV. | Read more
FBI Girl Audiobook
Read by Maura Conlon-McIvor
Includes FBI Girl’s theme song, “She’s All Eyes”
“A refreshing antidote to memoirs about childhood trauma… A coming of age story that’s at once universal and deeply individual.” —People Magazine | read more
Comedy/Drama by Tammy Ryan
Adapted from the memoir by Maura Conlon-McIvor
This poignant, coming-of-age story follows young Maura Conlon through her childhood journey in the 1960s. Growing up in an Irish-Catholic family, mostly held together by commitment to her youngest brother, Joey, born with Down’s syndrome, Maura struggles to find her place in the world. She is fascinated by mysteries, a fascination fed by the elusive world of her FBI agent father. | Read more
The Los Angeles Times Bestseller
FBI Girl: How I Learned to Crack My Father’s Code
The Original Edition
“A delightful and compelling read.” —Elle
The author conveys her time (the 1960s) and setting (Los Angeles) with precision and detail; her feel for story, structure and understatement rightfully earns the poignancy of many moments. —Publisher’s Weekly
“She’s All Eyes”/Theme Song from FBI Girl
“She’s All Eyes,” the theme song from FBI Girl, stokes the wonders of childhood, evoking the magic of sipping on hot chocolate as winter snow falls outside and finding love in the whispers of our old childhood home.
“She’s All Eyes” is composed and recorded by Portland-based singer and songwriter, Mary Kadderly. Lyrics by Maura Conlon-McIvor.