Minotaur Fall 2013 by Macmillan

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minotaur books december 2013 murder as a second language a claire malloy mystery joan hess claire malloy now a married woman of leisure tries her hand at volunteering but instead lands her right in the middle of another murder investigation longtime bookseller and single mother claire malloy has recently married her long term beau and moved out of her less than opulent apartment into a sprawling newly remodeled house her daughter caron is making plans for college all of which leaves claire with something she hasn t had in quite a while spare time fiction mystery detective minotaur books 12/17/2013 9781250011961 $25.99 $29.99 can hardback 320 pages carton qty 20 6.125 in w 9.250 in h subrights uk rights doninick abel literary agency translation rights dominick abel literary agency other available formats ebook isbn 9781250030016 marketing when her attempts to learn french cooking start getting mixed reviews she agrees to help caron and her best friend inez in fluffing up their college applications by volunteering as an esl tutor with the farberville literacy council but her modest effort to give back quickly becomes a nightmare when she s railroaded onto the board of directors of the troubled nonprofit vandalism accusations of embezzlement epic budget problems and a cacophony of heavilyaccented english speakers are just the tip of the iceberg just as she decides that it might be best to extricate herself claire gets a frantic call from her husband deputy chief peter rosen one of the students an older russian woman named ludmilla famed for her unpleasantness has been murdered in the offices of the farberville literary council for the first time ever peter actually asks claire for her help and hess brings a new depth to this fan-favorite series praise library marketing campaign online early reviewer program featured author on criminalelement.com if you ve never spent time with claire malloy and her crew i feel sorry for you stop reading this nonsense and hop to it you ll see wit and humanity all wrapped up in a nifty murder mystery harlan coben snappy sassy publishers weekly on deader homes and gardens hess writes this series with a wickedly funny sense of humor anyone looking to be amused by a wildly entertaining series will have a good time mystery scene on out on a limb humor sympathetic characters and plot twists make for an enjoyable addition to this cozy series booklist on deader homes and gardens joan hess is the author of both the claire malloy and the maggody mystery series she is a winner of the american mystery award a member of sisters in crime and a former president of the american crime writers league a long-time resident of fayetteville arkansas she now lives in austin texas also available deader homes and gardens 12/2012 9781250019493 paperback softback $7.99 $9.99 can mummy dearest a claire malloy mystery 2/2009 9780312365653 paperback softback $6.99 $8.99 can damsels in distress a claire malloy mystery 3/2008 9780312989934 paperback softback $6.99 $8.99 can 34