Exit the Milkman

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Wheeler Pub., 1996 - Fiction - 293 pages
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Why do men leave home? Burnt toast, or for Balaclava Agricultural College dairky expert Jim Feldster, an impossibly bossy spouse may be the answer. Whatever the reason, Professor Feldster has disappeared, and his wife, Mirelle, is demanding -- loudly at 2:47 A.M. -- that her neighbor Peter Shandy, America's homegrown Hercule Poirot, find him. Did the grass look grener elsewhere for the milkman" Or do dark secrets lurk behind his life of grain supplements and fly sprays? This udderly baffling case soon takes an ominous turn as Balaclava residents face terrible danger, one of them encounters a killer, and Peter Shandy goes goes down the garden path to uncover a simply shocking moo-tive for murder."

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When Jim Feldtster, the head of the dairy dept. at a small, New England, agricultural college disappears under mysterious circumstances, his unpleasant wife rouses her neighbor, Professor Peter Shandy ... Read full review

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Series star Peter Shandy is the last person to see fellow professor Jim Feldster--a man who welcomes any excuse to get away from his wife--before he disappears. When Feldster's wife accuses the Shandys of hiding her husband, they begin sleuthing. Another series charmer. Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1996)

Charlotte MacLeod was born in Bath, New Brunswick, Canada on November 12, 1922. She immigrated to the United States in 1923 and became a naturalized citizen in 1951. She attended the School of Practical Art (now the Art Institute of Boston). She spent most of her life in the Boston area and was a staff artist and copywriter at Stop and Shop supermarkets from 1945 to 1952. She also worked at N.H. Miller & Co. advertising firm from 1952 to 1982 starting as a copy chief and ending up as a Vice President. MacLeod is the cofounder and past president of the American Crime Writers League. Her many books and series include the popular Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn team, as well as a detective named Peter Shandy. MacLeod wrote the Grub and Stakers series under the pseudonym Alisa Craig. She wrote a biography of Mary Roberts Rinehart under her own name, and edited the anthologies Mistletoe Mysteries and Christmas Stalkings. She died on January 14, 2005.

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