Dear Miss Demeanor

Dear Miss Demeanor

Author: Joan Hess

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781447277361

Category: Fiction

Page: 182

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Agatha Award-winning author Joan Hess, the prolific creator of the Claire Malloy and Maggody mysteries, is beloved for her clever sleuths, quirky characters, and her ingenious plotting. At Farberville High, it's reading, writing ... and murder. Who knows what evil lurks in the halls of Farbervilles' high school-or what blackmail is hidden in Miss Demeanor's Falcon Crier advice column? Certainly not bookstore owner and amateur sleuth Claire Malloy-until her daughter Caron persuades her to substitute for disgraced column editor and journalism teacher Emily Parchester. Surely Miss Parchester cannot be guilty of embezzlement. But the petty charges graduate to murder when Principal Weiss gets his last licks from Miss Parchester's peach compote. Miss Parchester herself, last seen at a local sanitarium, is suddenly missing. And now it's up to Claire to find someone who's been schooled in the fine art of murder...

Dear Miss Demeanor
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Joan Hess
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-31 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Agatha Award-winning author Joan Hess, the prolific creator of the Claire Malloy and Maggody mysteries, is beloved for her clever sleuths, quirky characters, and her ingenious plotting. At Farberville High, it's reading, writing ... and murder. Who knows what evil lurks in the halls of Farbervilles' high school-or what blackmail
Dear Ms. Demeanor
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Mary Mitchell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-12-31 - Publisher: Contemporary Books

This delightfully warm and informal guide transforms the ins and outs of etiquette into lessons for everyday life. In her role as Ms. Demeanor, Mary Mitchell has corresponded with children from all over the country and answered their questions about what to do in all kinds of social situations.
Claire Malloy Mysteries 1-3
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: Joan Hess
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-09 - Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

In the small and colorful town of Farberville, Arkansas, widow and single mother Claire Malloy struggles with keeping her small local bookstore in the black, with the drama of her young teenage daughter Caron (WHO SPEAKS IN ALL CAPS), the handsome local police Lt. Peter Rosen, and murder. And at
Dear Miss Demeanor
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Joan Hess
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-02-06 - Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

In this book, at Farberville High, it's reading, writing... and murder. Who knows what evil lurks in the halls of Farbervilles' high school-or what blackmail is hidden in Miss Demeanor's Falcon Crier advice column? Certainly not bookstore owner and amateu
Dear Gangster...
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Gangster of Love
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-02-01 - Publisher: Penguin

He's the Ann Landers of anomie, the antidote for sniveling sensitivity, a caustic balm for our broken hearts--he's "The Gangster of Love." This collection of his columns features questions from anxious readers--with the Gangster's more or less helpful replies--which are loaded with quirky counsel on sticky problems and endless anecdotes.