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"Damsels in Distress (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 16)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312989934

ISBN: 0312989938

Condition: GOOD


A Renaissance Fair is coming to the relatively quiet college town of Farberville Arkansas, which is not the sort of news that usually sets local bookseller Claire Malloy's heart racing. But with Claire's daughter, Caron, being the perpetually petulant teenager that she is, and her fiance, Police Lieutenant Peter Rosen, away, she finds herself drawn into the strange inner workings of the group putting on the fair. Stranger still: A Ren Fair volunteer has just been found burned in the wreckage of a rented home. Who is this woman, and why haven't any of her associates ever met her in the fl... View more info

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"Out on a Limb (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 14)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Minotaur Books:

Seller ID: 9780312986322

ISBN: 0312986327

Condition: GOOD


Faberville bookstore owner Claire Malloy is ruminating over the state of her love life when she gets disturbing news. Elderly Miss Emily Parchester is up a tree. Chained to an old oak, packing a thermos of tea and a gun, the retired schoolteacher is ready to go down with the ship, or rather the tree, before she'll let another historic piece of Farberville be bulldozed in the name of "progress," i.e., developer Anthony Armstrong's condominiums. With Miss Parchester armed, and therefore dangerous, Claire fears this noble act will end tragically. Unfortunately, it does-when someone murders Ar... View more info

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Misery Loves Maggody

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671016845

ISBN: 0671016849

Condition: GOOD


"Delectable and continually surprising" "(The New York Times Boos Review)," Joan Hess's one-of-a-kind mystery series digs up murder and mayhem in the sleepy little town of Maggody, Arkansas.When beleaguered chief of police Arly Hanks hears that her mother, Ruby Bee, and best friend, Estelle Oppers, are headed for Memphis on an Elvis Pilgrimage, she thinks she may be getting a long-overdue break. But before she can say "Thank you, thank you very much," the trip is completely stalled by a variety of deadly doings.Estelle calls home to report that Ruby Bee has collapsed and is in the local ... View more info

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A Conventional Corpse

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $3.25

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312977269

ISBN: 0312977263

Condition: GOOD


Farberville, Arkansas is playing host to its first ever mystery convention. Sponsored by the Thurber Farber Foundation and held at Farber College, Murder Comes to Campus is playing host to five major mystery writers representing all areas of the field. Dragooned into running the show when the original organizer is hospitalized, local bookseller Claire Malloy finds herself in the midst of a barely controlled disaster. Not only do each of the writers present their own set of idiosyncrasies and difficulties (including one who arrives with her cat Wimple in tow), the feared, distrusted, and dislik... View more info

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"A Holly Jolly Murder (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 12)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Onyx:

Seller ID: 9780451407283

ISBN: 0451407288

Condition: GOOD


As her college student clientele drift home for the holidays, and her somewhat self-involved daughter learns the difficulty of holding down a job, bookseller/sometime sleuth Claire Malloy resigns herself to another run-of-the-mill Christmas. As a diversion, she accepts an invitation from an eccentric customer to attend the local Druid winter solstice celebration. The celebration is short-lived, however, when the group's benefactor is found murdered With a group of dissatisfied Druids under suspicion, and her daughter facing an unwarranted lawsuit, can Claire get the whole mess wrapped up in t... View more info

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"Closely Akin to Murder (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 11)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Onyx:

Seller ID: 9780451405616

ISBN: 0451405617

Condition: GOOD


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"Busy Bodies (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 10)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Onyx:

Seller ID: 9780451405609

ISBN: 0451405609

Condition: GOOD


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"Death by the Light of the Moon (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 7)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345378385

ISBN: 0345378385

Condition: GOOD


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"Dear Miss Demeanor (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 3)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345349118

ISBN: 0345349113

Condition: GOOD


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"A Diet to Die for (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 5)"

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345366542

ISBN: 0345366549

Condition: GOOD


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O Little Town of Maggody: An Arly Hanks Mystery

By: "Hess, Joan"

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Onyx:

Seller ID: 9780451404572

ISBN: 0451404572

Condition: GOOD


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The Painted Queen: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense (Amelia Peabody Series)

By: "Peters, Elizabeth, Hess, Joan"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow:

Seller ID: 9780062086341

ISBN: 0062086340

Condition: GOOD


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