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Murdered, My Sweet

Murdered, My Sweet( )
Author: Nixon, Joan Lowery
ISBN:978-0-440-41988-4
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Yearling
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $4.99
Book Description:

Jenny Jakes and her mother, a famous mystery writer, travel to San Antonio to see their cousin, Arnold Harmony, who's made his fortune in the chocolate business. Harmony, an eccentric millionaire, wants his will read publicly before he dies; since everyone wants a piece of the pie, this announcement causes quite a stir. When Harmony's son is murdered just before the reading, Jenny's mother decides to spring into action as a real-life detective. But Jenny's mother doesn't have a clue...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.226 x 7.566 x 0.546 Inches
Book Weight:0.299 Pounds
Author Biography
Nixon, Joan Lowery (Author)
Joan Lowery Nixon was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in journalism and later an education certificate from California State.

She has written over 100 mystery books for young adults. She is known for her Orphan Train Adventure Series and other titles including A Family Apart, The Seance and Other Side of the Dark. Her works have earned her the honor of being the only writer to win four Edgar Allen Poe awards and in addition, two Spurs from Western Writers of America. She was a past President of the Mystery Writers of America.

She died from complications of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was 76.

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