Buttons & Foes

Buttons & Foes

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Hiring a private detective when a favorite customer dies suddenly, dry cleaner Mandy Dyer recognizes the detective as a disreputable who she once stood up, and she becomes suspicious of his claims that he has changed.

McMillan Palgrave
Valued customer and old friend Thelma Chatwick is dead, and intrepid Denver dry cleaner Mandy Dyer is called upon to brush up her sleuthing skills and tidy up the investigation's loose ends. Why did Thelma insist on saving seemingly worthless garments-could her motives have something to do with the unusual buttons Thelma collected?

When Mandy decides to hire a private detective, the reluctant gumshoe turns out to be none other than a rough, handsome heartbreaker Mandy stood up in high school. He's still a good-looking guy, but he has since transformed himself into Mr. Clean. Romance is a distinct possibility; if, that is, the pair can outwit a murderer.

Mandy is also reunited in this adventure with her indispensable right-hand man, Mack Rivers; the all-too-dispensable Betty-the-bag-lady; and Nat, wonderboy reporter. Will they be able to help Mandy get the case all sewn up? Will the truth of Thelma's demise come out in the wash? Or will the witnesses button their lips and let Mandy get the starch knocked out of her? Sit back and relax-Mandy will get the whole mystery ironed out in no time. We guarantee that Buttons and Foes will pick up your spirits and deliver a rousing good time.


Blackwell North Amer
Valued customer and old friend Thelma Chadwick is dead, and intrepid Denver dry cleaner Mandy Dyer is called upon to brush up her sleuthing skills and tidy up the investigation's loose ends. Why did Thelma insist on saving seemingly worthless garments - could her motives have something to do with the unusual buttons she collected?
When Mandy decides to hire a private detective, the reluctant gumshoe turns out to be none other than a rough, handsome heartbreaker Mandy stood up in high school. He's still a good-looking guy, but he has since transformed himself into Mr. Clean. Romance is a distinct possibility - if, that is, the pair can outwit a murderer.
Mandy is also reunited in this adventure with her indispensable right-hand man, Mack Rivers; the all-too-dispensable Betty-the-bag-lady; and Nat, wonderboy reporter. Will they be able to help Mandy get the case all sewn up? Will the truth of Thelma's demise come out in the wash? Or will the witnesses button their lips and let Mandy get the starch knocked out of her? Sit back and relax - Mandy will get the whole mystery ironed out in no time.

Baker
& Taylor

Hiring a private detective when a favorite customer dies suspiciously, intrepid dry cleaner Mandy Dyer recognizes the detective as a former disreputable who she once stood up in high school, and she becomes suspicious of his claims that he has changed.

Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin's Minotaur, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312283964
0312283962
Branch Call Number: M JOHNSON
Characteristics: 231 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Buttons and foes

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