Only Good Yankee

Mass Market Paperback | April 1, 1995

byJeff Abbott

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Mirabeau, Texas, is a dynamite little town -- especially when toolsheds, doghouses, and mailboxes mysteriously begin to explode. So far, the sole victim is local librarian Jordan Poteet, struck by a chunk of his girlfriend's mailbox. Yet Jordy gets an even bigger jolt when his ex-girlfriend, Lorna, arrives from Boston. She's come to scoop up everybody's riverfront property -- and, if possible, Jordy as well.

With pro-development folk and die-hard environmentalists all foaming at the mouth, tempers become downright murderous. And the unfortunate victim is Lorna's handsome colleague, garroted with a piece of barbed wire at the Mirabeau B&B.

Dynamite, lust, murder...what next? Mirabeau braces for the worst and gets it -- while Jordy, his true love Candace, and Police Chief Junebug Moncrief light out after a killer...

Agatha Award-winning author of Do Unto Others.

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In the sequel to Do Unto Others amateur sleuth Jordan Poteet, a librarian from Mirabeau, Texas, is pitted against his former girlfriend, whose Yankee corporation threatens to wreak industrial havoc on his Southern hometown. Reprint.

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Mirabeau, Texas, is a dynamite little town -- especially when toolsheds, doghouses, and mailboxes mysteriously begin to explode. So far, the sole victim is local librarian Jordan Poteet, struck by a chunk of his girlfriend's mailbox. Yet Jordy gets an even bigger jolt when his ex-girlfriend, Lorna, arrives from Boston. She's come to sc...

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"A carefully considered plot, clearly drawn characters, and Abbott's irresistible Southern voice combine to create an exciting new entry in mystery fiction."-- Deborah Adams"Abbott's debut has both light and dark tones, is thoroughly readable, and presents a well-drawn gallery of suspects."--Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Jeff Abbott (born 1963) is a U.S. suspense novelist. He has a degree in History and English from Rice University. He lives in Austin, Texas. His early novels were traditional detective fiction but in recent years he has turned to writing thriller fiction. His novels include: Do Unto Others (1994) -- winner of the Agatha Award and the M...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.9 × 4.19 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 1995Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345394380

ISBN - 13:9780345394385

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In the sequel to Do Unto Others amateur sleuth Jordan Poteet, a librarian from Mirabeau, Texas, is pitted against his former girlfriend, whose Yankee corporation threatens to wreak industrial havoc on his Southern hometown. Reprint.

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"A carefully considered plot, clearly drawn characters, and Abbott's irresistible Southern voice combine to create an exciting new entry in mystery fiction."-- Deborah Adams

"Abbott's debut has both light and dark tones, is thoroughly readable, and presents a well-drawn gallery of suspects."--Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine