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The Case of the Good-For-Nothing Girlfriend: Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless Mystery #2

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f you know the specific gravity of gold, travel with the Nurses' Guide to Snakes, or can get a raisin pie stain out of a pink poplin frock, you'll fit right in with Nancy Clue and her gay chums on a road trip from sleepy Pleasantville, Idaho, to sparkling River Depths, Illinois, where Hannah, Nancy's beloved housekeeper, stands wrongfully accused of murder! Nurse Cherry Aimless, who fell head-over-penny-loafers for the world-famous girl detective in The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse, must help her new sweetheart clear Hannah's name -- and her own -- and restore her sterling reputation. But does Nancy deserve her devotion? Troubling discoveries force Cherry to do some sleuthing of her own to see if Nancy is really the sweet, upstanding girl she seems to be -- or a shameless flirt! Mabel Maney's playful parody of 1950s girl adventure books continues in The Case of the Good-for-Nothing Girlfriend. This raucous sequel also stands on its own as a swell introduction to Cherry and her pals, and a food and fashion guide to the glamorous Eisenhower years.

The Case of the Good-for-Nothing Girlfriend continues Mabel Maney's romp into the gosh-golly world of the girl detective novels of the '50s. Readers join Cherry Aimless and Nancy Clue in River Depths, Illinois, where Nancy's housekeeper Hannah Gruel stands accused of murdering a famous attorney. Like all good parody, Maney's novels are jammed with the genre's delights while protesting its cultural fallings.

Author: Mabel Maney

Paperback  Published February 2006  320 pages

 

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