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Muletrain to Maggody

Muletrain to Maggody( )
Author: Hess, Joan
Publication Date:Jan 2005
Publisher:Pocket Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.99
Book Description:

Away down south in Maggody, Arkansas, Police Chief Arly Hanks, "the sharpest small-town sleuth since Miss Marple" (Kirkus Reviews), must keep the peace when the Civil War -- or a darn good replication -- masks a modern-day murderer! Muletrain to Maggody A few dozen die-hard Yanks and Rebs, a dewy-eyed belle, and a general or two have rolled into town...and so has a documentary film crew, to re-enact a piece of Maggody history. Not that the Skirmish at Cotter's...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Fiction / Southern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.188 x 6.75 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.345 Pounds
Author Biography
Hess, Joan (Author)
Joan Hess was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1949. She received a bachelor's degree in art from the University of Arkansas in 1971 and a master's degree in education from Long Island University in 1974. For several years, she taught art in a private preschool.

Her first book, Strangled Prose, was published in 1986. She was the author of the Claire Malloy Mystery series and the Arly Hanks Mystery series. A Diet to Die For won the American Mystery Award for best traditional novel of 1989. A short story, Too Much to Bare, received the Agatha Award in 1990 and the McCavity Award in 1991. She also wrote the Theo Bloomer series under the pseudonym Joan Hadley. She finished the final Amelia Peabody novel, The Painted Queen, using the notes of Elizabeth Peters and their conversations to finish the book. It was published in 2017. She died on November 23, 2017 at the age of 68.


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