The Weekend was Murder!

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Delacorte Press, 1992 - Detective and mystery stories - 193 pages
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Taking part in a murder mystery weekend at the Ridley Hotel with a group of amateur sleuths, Mary Ellen is unprepared for her discovery of a real corpse in the supposedly haunted Room 1927. By the author of The Dark and Deadly Pool.

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User Review  - simply00complex - LibraryThing

Joan Lowery Nixon's books are either murder mystery or ghost story. This was both. Someone was murdered in a haunted hotel suite and the two were separate mysteries. This book had a good premise but it was not delivered as well as it could have been. My advice is to skip this one. Read full review

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User Review  - sports-star - LibraryThing

This book is definatly 5 star. Liz is working her summer job at the Ridly Hotel when they held a murder mystery weekend. that is a fake murder that people try to solve. When Liz goes into the scene of ... Read full review


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Joan Lowery Nixon was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in journalism and later an education certificate from California State. She has written over 100 mystery books for young adults. She is known for her Orphan Train Adventure Series and other titles including A Family Apart, The Seance and Other Side of the Dark. Her works have earned her the honor of being the only writer to win four Edgar Allen Poe awards and in addition, two Spurs from Western Writers of America. She was a past President of the Mystery Writers of America. She died from complications of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was 76.

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