The Weekend Was Murder

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Laurel Leaf Library, Feb 1, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 193 pages
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From Joan Lowery Nixon, four-time Edgar Allen Poe Best Young Adult Mystery Award winner and author of the Orphan Train historical fiction series, comes The Weekend was Murder!
Mary Elizabeth can't wait for the weekend to begin at the Ridley Hotel, where a famous mystery writer and a troupe of actors are coming to enact a murder mystery for 150 amateur sleuths.
Mary Elizabeth's role is to discover "the body" in Room1927, which is supposed to be haunted. But nothing prepares her for the real body that she finds in Room 1927....

"A masterfully constructed, engaging read that will delight mystery fans... Ingeniously plotted, fast-paced, and lighthearted."--Publishers Weekly

"Nixon's many fans will enjoy wading through the myraid details and placing bets on the outcome."--Kirkus Reviews

"[A] something-for-everyone story."--School Library Journal


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Good so far I'm really into it:D

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The book The Weekend Was Murder, by Joan Lowery Nixon, is about a girl named Mary Elizabeth who is working at a hotel called the Ridley Hotel for the summer. A famous mystery writer is coming to the ... Read full review

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Joan Lowery Nixon was the author of more than 130 books for young readers and was the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Best Young Adult Mystery Award. She received the award for"The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore," "The Seance," "The Name of the Game Was Murder," and"The Other Side of the Dark," which also won the California Young Reader Medal. Her historical fiction included the award-winning series The Orphan Train Adventures, Orphan Train Children, and Colonial Williamsburg: Young Americans.

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