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Causey, Toni McGee

Causey, Toni McGee


Born in LA; married; husband's name Carl; children: two. Education: Attended Louisiana State University.


Home—Baton Rouge, LA. E-mail—[email protected]


Co-owner of a civil construction company in Baton Rouge, LA.


Bobbie Faye's Very (Very, Very, Very) Bad Day (novel), St. Martin's Griffin (New York, NY), 2007.


Toni McGee Causey is a Louisiana native who, with her husband, owns a civil engineering firm. Her career as a writer began with a three-book deal with St. Martin's Press. In the first book in the series, Bobbie Faye's Very (Very, Very, Very) Bad Day, Bobbie Faye Sumrall lives a life of chaos, beginning in this story with a flooded trailer, the result of a faulty washing machine. Her no-account brother Roy has been kidnapped, and the ransom is to be a tiara she inherited from her mother. She had planned on wearing the tiara when she reigns as queen of the Lake Charles, Louisiana, Contraband Festival Days, a pirate-themed celebration, but the tiara is stolen when she goes to the bank to collect it. Playing the part of a modern-day pirate, Bobbie Faye takes command of a truck and its hunky driver, Trevor, and they embark on a wild ride through bayou country to avoid the police, FBI, and assorted villains who are on her trail.

In reviewing the novel on, Joe Hartlaub wrote: "There are many things to love about this book—the plot, the pacing, the dialogue—but my own favorite element is the characterization…. But if you want a short description of this great novel, think Die Hard in the swamp." "Causey doesn't miss a beat in this wonderful, wacky celebration of Southern eccentricity," wrote a Publishers Weekly contributor.



Publishers Weekly, March 26, 2007, review of Bobbie Faye's Very (Very, Very, Very) Bad Day, p. 66.

ONLINE, (September 23, 2007), Joe Hartlaub, review of Bobbie Faye's Very (Very, Very, Very) Bad Day,.

Toni McGee Causey Home Page, (September 23, 2007).

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