Malice in Maggody

Malice in Maggody

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
Recuperating from a disastrous marriage in New York City, Arly Hanks, returning to her home town of Maggody, Arkansas, to become its first woman sheriff, is shocked when murder and mayhem turn the town upside down

Publisher: New York : Onyx, pub. by the Penguin Group, 1991, c1987.
ISBN: 9780451402363
Characteristics: 236 p. ; 17 cm.


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IndyPL_ToddG Apr 30, 2019

The first book in Joan Hess' Arly Hanks series. A Manhattan divorcee returns to her small Ozark Mountain hometown and takes the job of Police Chief. She is soon embroiled in mystery and murder. Not a cozy, but laced with humor and quirky characters throughout.

Nov 10, 2017

This is a fun book with a fun heroine but whoever proofread this book should be made to do it again until they get it right. So many errors. If you get upset over that sort of thing you might want to skip this book but if you can get past it the plot and characters are sort of fun.


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