Murdered, My Sweet

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Random House Children's Books, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 200 pages
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Jenny Jakes and her mother, a famous mystery writer, travel to San Antonio to see their cousin, Arnold Harmony, who's made his fortune in the chocolate business. Harmony, an eccentric millionaire, wants his will read publicly before he dies; since everyone wants a piece of the pie, this announcement causes quite a stir. When Harmony's son is murdered just before the reading, Jenny's mother decides to spring into action as a real-life detective. But Jenny's mother doesn't have a clue about solving a real crime, so it's up to Jenny to use her wits, not only to save her mother's reputation, but also to keep herself from being killed.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An overweening mother who's meant to be scatterbrained and a murder that never matters are at the center of this clichÇ-filled mystery from Nixon (Search for the Shadowman, 1996, etc.). Jenny Jakes ... Read full review

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AN AWSOME BOOK! There is not only mystery and drama in this book but also romance! It has a variety of things which makes a very interesting book. It should be made into a movie.


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Joan Lowery Nixon is the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Best Young Adult Mystery Award.

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