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Muletrain to Maggody (Arly Hanks Mysteries Book #14)
Muletrain to Maggody - Arly Hanks Mysteries Book #14 Author:Joan Hess A few dozen die-hard Yanks and Rebs, a dewy-eyed belle, and a general or two have rolled into town...and so has a documentary film crew, to re-enact a piece of Maggody history. Not that the Skirmish at Cotter's Ridge was particularly significant (it wasn't), or that folks care overly about the 1863 scuffle (they don't). But rumors are flying lik... more »e musket-fire that two saddlebags of long-lost Confederate gold are holed up in a local cave, and frankly, my dear, everyone gives a damn about getting their hands on it. Authenticity goes overboard when the body count starts rising, and Arly must catch a killer to ensure that the people of Maggody can live, not die, in Dixie.« less
One of the latest in Joan Hess' great series of funny stories about Maggody, Arkansas, and its amusing chief of police, Arly Hanks. In this one, a documentary film is being made about a Civil War skirmish that took place at Cotter's Ridge. A rich cast of quirky characters make for a very entertaining read.
Another adventure in Hess' Arly Hanks mystery series. The little community of Maggody is hosting a Civil War re-enactment---more or less on the spur of the moment. This special event gets all tangled up with a treasure hunt for lost Confederate gold, family disagreements, various area residents periodically disappearing (usually in the vicinity of Raz Buchannon's oft-denied still) and mayhem by persons unknown. Chief of Police, Arly Hanks, has her work cut out for her once more.