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Damsels in distress

Author: Joan Hess
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Wheeler Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Renaissance Fair is coming to the relatively quiet college town of Farberville, Arkansas. Though resistant to getting involved, Claire Malloy, local bookseller and mother of the perpetually petulant teenager Caron (she who speaks in ALL CAPS), finds herself drawn into the strange inner workings of the group putting on the fair. But suddenly, a dark mood falls over the festivities when one of the organizers is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Large type books
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Hess
ISBN: 9781597225335 1597225339
OCLC Number: 122309590
Notes: "A Claire Malloy mystery"--Title page verso.
Description: 505 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Joan Hess.

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A Renaissance Fair is coming to the relatively quiet college town of Farberville, Arkansas. Though resistant to getting involved, Claire Malloy, local bookseller and mother of the perpetually petulant teenager Caron (she who speaks in ALL CAPS), finds herself drawn into the strange inner workings of the group putting on the fair. But suddenly, a dark mood falls over the festivities when one of the organizers is a victim of arson, and her body is found in the burned wreckage of her rented house. The circumstances of the crime take an unusual turn when it seems that no one can identify the body, since mysteriously no one has seen the woman in the flesh. Someone is definitely deadbut is it murder? And how does it all relate to the very singular members of the local chapter of The Association for Renaissance Scholarship and Enlightenment (ARSE)?

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