Miss Julia Inherits a Mess

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ISBN: 9780143108658
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Inherits a Mess in PDF and EPUB In the this entry in Ann B. Ross's New York Times bestselling series, Miss Julia finds herself an executrix on a desperate hunt for a valuable antique so she can honor her friend's last wishes. Don't miss her newest, Miss Julia Weathers The Storm, coming April 2017 from Viking. When Miss Julia hears that Miss Mattie Freeman has taken a fall and is in the hospital, she wishes she'd spent more time getting to know the woman--and not just because she's last to hear about the accident! So when the tumble proves fatal, the last thing Miss Julia expects is a phone call from Ernest Sitton, Attorney at Law. Suddenly Miss Julia finds herself the executrix of Miss Mattie's estate, and from what Ernest has to say, Miss Mattie's coffers weren't exactly full. Determined to find something of value for Miss Mattie's beneficiaries, Miss Julia is faced with a room full of clutter that's now hers to disperse. With the lovelorn caretaker Etta Mae Wiggins working overtime, her good friend Mildred Allen on bed rest, and Helen Stroud cataloging Miss Mattie's furniture, Miss Julia soon realizes she's got a blue-million things to do to honor her friend's last wishes. Thank goodness for Miss Mattie's handsome young neighbor, Nate Wheeler, who's ever ready to help out, and of course for Sam, who's always willing to lend an ear. But when a young man claiming to be Miss Mattie's great-nephew turns up, demanding to live in her apartment while he writes a family history, Miss Julia will find herself closer to Mattie Freeman and her mysterious family than ever before. In this seventeenth installment in the Miss Julia series, Ann B. Ross delivers another hilarious and big-hearted novel celebrating the South's favorite steel magnolia and the unforgettable residents of Abottsville.


Miss Julia Inherits a Mess

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ISBN: 9780525427124
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Inherits a Mess in PDF and EPUB When Miss Julia is named executrix of Miss Mattie Freeman's estate, she finds the task complicated when a young man claiming to be Mattie's great-nephew arrives and demands to stay in her apartment.


Miss Julia Inherits a Mess

Filename: miss-julia-inherits-a-mess.pdf
ISBN: 9780698158009
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Inherits a Mess in PDF and EPUB In the this entry in Ann B. Ross's New York Times bestselling series, Miss Julia finds herself an executrix on a desperate hunt for a valuable antique so she can honor her friend's last wishes. Don't miss her newest, Miss Julia Weathers The Storm, coming April 2017 from Viking. When Miss Julia hears that Miss Mattie Freeman has taken a fall and is in the hospital, she wishes she'd spent more time getting to know the woman--and not just because she's last to hear about the accident! So when the tumble proves fatal, the last thing Miss Julia expects is a phone call from Ernest Sitton, Attorney at Law. Suddenly Miss Julia finds herself the executrix of Miss Mattie's estate, and from what Ernest has to say, Miss Mattie's coffers weren't exactly full. Determined to find something of value for Miss Mattie's beneficiaries, Miss Julia is faced with a room full of clutter that's now hers to disperse. With the lovelorn caretaker Etta Mae Wiggins working overtime, her good friend Mildred Allen on bed rest, and Helen Stroud cataloging Miss Mattie's furniture, Miss Julia soon realizes she's got a blue-million things to do to honor her friend's last wishes. Thank goodness for Miss Mattie's handsome young neighbor, Nate Wheeler, who's ever ready to help out, and of course for Sam, who's always willing to lend an ear. But when a young man claiming to be Miss Mattie's great-nephew turns up, demanding to live in her apartment while he writes a family history, Miss Julia will find herself closer to Mattie Freeman and her mysterious family than ever before. In this seventeenth installment in the Miss Julia series, Ann B. Ross delivers another hilarious and big-hearted novel celebrating the South's favorite steel magnolia and the unforgettable residents of Abottsville. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Miss Julia Weathers the Storm

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ISBN: 9780735220492
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Number of pages: 288
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Weathers the Storm in PDF and EPUB In the latest installment of Ann B. Ross's New York Times bestselling series, Miss Julia takes a trip to the beach, only to confront a hurricane roiling off the coast--and all the trouble it washes ashore Miss Julia's sweet and generous husband, Sam, has decided to take a big group trip to the beach, inviting family and friends. While Miss Julia prepares for the big trip, her longtime friend LuAnne comes to her with a horrifying discovery--her husband may be cheating on her. Julia invites LuAnne along to the beach to get away and clear her head--and to keep from doing anything rash. Everyone settles into the rental house and six-year-old Latisha, their beloved housekeeper Lillian's great-grandaughter, is having a blast searching for seashells when she discovers some much more valuable treasures that have washed up from a strong storm off the coast. As the storm nears, the crew packs up to head back to Abbotsville, and it appears that the three strangers they met on the beach--who seemed a bit too interested in little Latisha's treasures--have followed them back to their sleepy town. In Miss Julia Weathers the Storm, another highly entertaining and delightful installment in the series by Ann B. Ross, Miss Julia must rely on her quick wit and strong will to protect Latisha, get to the bottom of LuAnne's predicament, and once again save the day.


Miss Julia Lays Down the Law

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ISBN: 9780698157996
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Lays Down the Law in PDF and EPUB It’s up to Miss Julia to sort out the murder of a hoity-toity newcomer in the latest addition to the New York Times bestselling series. Look out for the newest in the series, Miss Julia Weathers the Storm, coming from Viking in April 2017. Miss Julia fans both new and old will be especially keen to get their hands on the sixteenth in the series, Miss Julia Lays Down the Law, guaranteed to be the steel magnolia’s most exciting adventure yet. It’s November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the face when their hostess spouts nonstop criticism about Abbotsville. Why, how dare she? Days later, Miss Julia decides to confront Connie woman to woman, but when she arrives, Connie is lying on the kitchen floor—lifeless in a pool of blood. Who could have done this? Miss Julia will need to find out fast—particularly because her fingerprints are now all over the crime scene. . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.


Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind

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ISBN: 0061978302
Release Date: 2009-10-20
Number of pages: 288
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind in PDF and EPUB Miss Julia, a recently bereaved and newly wealthy widow, is only slightly bemused when one Hazel Marie Puckett appears at her door with a youngster in tow and unceremoniously announces that the child is the bastard son of Miss Julia's late husband. Suddenly, this longtime church member and pillar of her small Southern community finds herself in the center of an unseemly scandal-and the guardian of a wan nine-year-old whose mere presence turns her life upside down. With razor-sharp wit and perfect "Steel Magnolia" poise, Miss Julia speaks her mind indeed-about a robbery, a kidnapping, and the other disgraceful events precipitated by her husband's death. Fast-paced and charming, with a sure sense of comic drama, a cast of crazy characters, and a strong Southern cadence, Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind will delight readers from first page to last.


Miss Julia Takes Over

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ISBN: 110120026X
Release Date: 2002-04-30
Number of pages: 336
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Takes Over in PDF and EPUB The follow-up to Ann B. Ross's beloved debut that kicked off the New York Times bestselling series. Look out for Ann Ross's newest, Miss Julia Weathers The Storm, coming April 2017 from Viking. When Miss Julia burst on the scene in her fictional debut, Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, this proper lady of a certain age found her orderly world turned upside down when Hazel Marie Puckett appeared with her nine-year-old son, Little Lloyd, who looked disturbingly similar to Miss Julia's late husband. Now, in Miss Julia Takes Over, with her sharp tongue and iron backbone intact, Miss Julia must tackle another disruption when Hazel Marie doesn't return from a dinner date with a fund-raiser who, in Miss Julia's opinion, wears his shorts too tight. Frantic and unable to persuade the local police that Hazel Marie is in danger, Miss Julia hires J. D. Pickens to investigate, despite her reservations about his taste for beer and women. She and Little Lloyd help search for Hazel Marie, running into adventures ranging from a most indelicate display of fisticuffs to a high-speed car chase on the track of a NASCAR Speedway, all the while standing strong ...because if Miss Julia doesn't take care of things, who will? Fast paced, funny, and full of colorful characters you'll want to meet again and again, Miss Julia Takes Over is a zany race through the South you'll not soon forget. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Miss Julia s Marvelous Makeover

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ISBN: 9780143127192
Release Date: 2015-03-31
Number of pages: 304
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia s Marvelous Makeover in PDF and EPUB "Yes, Miss Julia is back, and I, for one, am one happy camper." --J. A. Jance In the 15th installment of Ann B. Ross's bestselling series, Miss Julia must teach her cousin's granddaughter some manners--and remake a political campaign. Don't miss the newest, Miss Julia Weathers The Storm, coming April 2017 from Viking. Miss Julia's adoring fans sent this novel straight to the New York Times hardcover bestseller list. But everyone's favorite steel magnolia isn't one to rest on her laurels. It's summer in Abbotsville, and Miss Julia's cousin Elsie calls in an old family debt, asking Miss Julia to teach her granddaughter how to be a lady. When the rude and unkempt Trixie arrives, it's clear Miss Julia has her work cut out for her. Meanwhile, Sam's campaign for state senate is in trouble. Miss Julia enlists Lillian, Latisha, Lloyd, and Hazel Marie to whip Trixie and the campaign into shape!


Miss Julia to the Rescue

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ISBN: 9781101561492
Release Date: 2012-04-03
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia to the Rescue in PDF and EPUB "Delightful . . . Those who like smiles with their crimes will be satisfied" by the 13th in the popular Miss Julia series (Publishers Weekly). Don't miss her newest, Miss Julia Weathers The Storm, coming April 2017 from Viking. As we know from her many trips to the New York Times bestseller list, Miss Julia simply can't abide sitting idle. And with young Lloyd moving out and husband Sam off to the Holy Land, everybody's favorite steel magnolia is feeling restless. Maybe it's time for that long-delayed home makeover. But before Miss Julia can even pick a color swatch, Hazel Marie's new husband, private eye J.D. Pickens, goes missing—and police in West Virginia have detained an injured man fitting his description. Meanwhile, a religious cult is out to convert the locals—and Miss Julia must pick up the pace to free J.D. and get back in time to stop them. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Miss Julia Strikes Back

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ISBN: 0670038415
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 339
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Strikes Back in PDF and EPUB Miss Julia discovers that her Princess Diana ring replica and other jewelry pieces have been stolen, and she packs up Little Lloyd, Etta Mae Wiggins, and an inebriated private investigator in order to catch the thieves in Palm Beach.


Miss Julia s Gift

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ISBN: 9781101633694
Release Date: 2013-01-29
Number of pages: 48
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia s Gift in PDF and EPUB From the New York Times bestselling author, comes a delightful story in which Miss Julia discovers the joy of giving and receiving gifts—and just in time for Valentine’s Day! Featuring the beloved stars of the Miss Julia novels—Luanne, Lillian, Hazel Marie, and of course, Miss Julia herself—Miss Julia's Gift is a funny and moving meditation on love, marriage, and the purpose of gift-giving. Miss Julia finds herself reminiscing about her first year of marriage to Sam Murdoch. Everything seemed perfect—alarmingly so. Miss Julia feared that Sam would morph from a sweet and loveable man into a replica of her loathsome first husband, the boring and deceitful Wesley Lloyd Springer. Even Sam's adorable habit of giving her gifts for all holidays and occasions—no matter how minor—caused Miss Julia anxiety. When will the other shoe drop, she wondered? After some soul-searching and valuable advice from her friends, Miss Julia comes to understand that Sam is nothing like Wesley—and never will be. Then, just in time for Valentine's Day, she thinks up the perfect romantic gift for her husband and realizes which gift she values most of all.


Miss Julia s School of Beauty

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ISBN: 014303670X
Release Date: 2006-04
Number of pages: 304
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia s School of Beauty in PDF and EPUB Helping organize a beauty pageant to raise money for the sheriff's department, recently married Miss Julia instructs contestants in the ways of poise and etiquette while settling squabbles in her new home, tasks that are challenged by a dangerous accident at her former homestead. By the author of Miss Julia Meets Her Match. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.


The Pilgrimage

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ISBN: UCAL:B4358690
Release Date: 1987-01-01
Number of pages: 358
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

Download and read online The Pilgrimage in PDF and EPUB Despite the loss of their parents, Jessie, seventeen, and her sister, Emma, twelve, who disguises herself as a boy, continue their journey along the Oregon Trail in hopes of reforming the Indians


Family Jewels

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ISBN: 9780698195073
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 320
Author: Stuart Woods
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Family Jewels in PDF and EPUB Stone Barrington is back and better than ever in the newest thriller from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author. Stone Barrington’s newest client seems to be a magnet for trouble. A poised lady of considerable wealth, she’s looking for help discouraging the attentions of a tenacious gentleman. But no sooner does Stone fend off the party in question than his client becomes involved in two lethal crimes. With suspects aplenty, Stone must probe deep into his client’s life to find the truth, and he discovers that the heart of the mystery may be a famous missing piece of history, a stunningly beautiful vestige of a bygone era. It’s a piece with a long and storied past and untold value . . . the kind of relic someone might kill to obtain. Among the upper crust nearly everyone has buried a skeleton or two, and it will take all of Stone’s investigative powers to determine whose secrets are harmless, and whose are deadly. From the Hardcover edition.


Smooth Operator

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ISBN: 9780399185281
Release Date: 2016-08-02
Number of pages: 352
Author: Stuart Woods
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Smooth Operator in PDF and EPUB From #1 bestselling author Stuart Woods comes an extraordinary new series starring an old fan favorite: Teddy Fay. When President Kate Lee calls Stone Barrington to Washington on an urgent matter, it’s soon clear that a potentially disastrous situation requires the kind of help more delicate than even he can provide . . . and he knows just the right man for the job. Teddy Fay: ex-CIA, master of disguise, and a gentleman not known for abiding by legal niceties in the pursuit of his own brand of justice.