Miss Dimple Suspects by Mignon F. Ballard audiobook

Miss Dimple Suspects

By Mignon F. Ballard
Read by Pam Ward

Dreamscape 9781250009678

The Miss Dimple Kilpatrick Series : Book 3

7.56 Hours Unabridged
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With the country in the midst of World War II, you can be sure the smalltown of Elderberry, Georgia, will pull together to find a missing child. Andyou can be equally certain that first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick, willbe in the search party, especially since Peggy Ashcroft is one of her students.Miss Dimple carves out a search path all her own and once again, thesharp-as-a-tack teacher is right on point. But she finds Peggy too sick to walkand it’s too dark for Miss Dimple to find her way back. Luckily, she comes upon the home of an elderly artist, Mae Martha, andher young companion, Suzy, who helps ensure that Peggy returns home safeand sound. A few days later, however, Miss Dimple receives a frantic call fromSuzy: Mae Martha has been murdered and Suzy is seen as the most likely suspect,because her family is Japanese. Miss Dimple and her fellow teachers Annie andCharlie don’t buy it; and set out to prove Suzy’s innocence, only to discoverdanger where they least expect it.

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Summary

Summary

With the country in the midst of World War II, you can be sure the smalltown of Elderberry, Georgia, will pull together to find a missing child. Andyou can be equally certain that first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick, willbe in the search party, especially since Peggy Ashcroft is one of her students.Miss Dimple carves out a search path all her own and once again, thesharp-as-a-tack teacher is right on point. But she finds Peggy too sick to walkand it’s too dark for Miss Dimple to find her way back.

Luckily, she comes upon the home of an elderly artist, Mae Martha, andher young companion, Suzy, who helps ensure that Peggy returns home safeand sound. A few days later, however, Miss Dimple receives a frantic call fromSuzy: Mae Martha has been murdered and Suzy is seen as the most likely suspect,because her family is Japanese. Miss Dimple and her fellow teachers Annie andCharlie don’t buy it; and set out to prove Suzy’s innocence, only to discoverdanger where they least expect it.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A cozy should make you feel good, and this one does. Characters who are good friends, a strong sense of community and a satisfying outcome make this a winner.” RT Book Reviews
“Engaging.” Library Journal
“The wartime setting will appeal to a wide range of readers with strong female characters of all ages.” Booklist
“Ballard complicates the generally heartwarming tone of her gently nostalgic mysteries by dramatizing a shameful episode in the country’s history.” Kirkus Reviews
“Both charming and menacing.” New York Review of Books

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Author

Author Bio: Mignon F. Ballard

Author Bio: Mignon F. Ballard

Mignon F. Ballard grew up in a small town in Georgia and received a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. She is the author of Miss Dimple Rallies to the Cause and Miss Dimple Disappears, along with seven mysteries featuring angelic sleuth Augusta Goodnight, and The War in Sallie’s Station, a novel about growing up in rural Georgia during World War II. She lives in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 7.56
Audience: Adult
Language: English