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Joan Hess


USA flag (1949 - 2017)

aka Joan Hadley

Joan Hess was the author of both the Claire Malloy and the Maggody mystery series. She was a winner of the American Mystery Award, a member of Sisters in Crime, and a former president of the American Crime Writers League.
 
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Short stories
Six Shades of Black (1998)


Awards
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1988) : Mischief in Maggody
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1993) : O Little Town of Maggody
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1995) : Miracles in Maggody


Joan Hess recommends
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The Christie Caper (1991)
(Death On Demand, book 7)
Carolyn Hart
"A wickedly clever plot."
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All the Hungry Mothers (1994)
(Jesus Creek, book 4)
Deborah Adams
"A series rich in provocative themes and artful plots."
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Antiques Fruitcake (2014)
(Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery)
Barbara Allan
"A hilarious team of snoops."

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