- Mass Market Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: Minotaur Books; Reprint edition (28 April 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0312384629
- ISBN-13: 978-0312384623
- Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 2 x 16.4 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 45.4 g
- Customer Reviews: 7 customer ratings
Busy Bodies Mass Market Paperback – 28 April 2009
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From the Back Cover
A tangled maze of mischief, greed, and murder.Mostly Murder
Since his recent arrival, avant-garde artist Zeno Gorgias has been turning heads and attracting gawkers in the otherwise tame college town of Farberville Arkansas. Zenos interactive artfeaturing an undressed woman lounging beside a coffin on his front yardis neither welcome by the community nor punishable by law. But as local bookseller and amateur sleuth Claire Malloy is about to find out, sometimes theres a dark side to ones freedom of artistic expression
A winning series [and] sleuth.Houston Chronicle
Strange things keep happening to Zeno and his oeuvre. First, his estranged wife comes to town, demanding he be committed to a mental institution. Then Zenos house mysteriously goes up in flames. And if thats not enough, a dead body is found inside of the infamous coffin. Now that Zeno has been arrested for murder, its up to Claire to figure out what on earth is going on in Farberville while the real killer remains on the loose.
If youve never spent time with Claire and her crew
youll see wit and humanity all wrapped up in a nifty murder mystery.
About the Author
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. She lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
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