Alpharetta author releases new mystery thriller novel



ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Author Laura Susan Bamberg Gideon celebrated the nationwide release of her first novel, a mystery thriller titled “Lila’s First Case.”

The story introduces readers to Lila Garrett who carries a secret that might destroy two families, including her own. Lila faces down bullies and navigates the beginning of high school and all that entails — more classwork, boys and the ever-present network of popular kids, misfits and well-chosen allegiances.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at or by visiting or


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