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eBook The Case of the Good-for-Nothing Girlfriend: A Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless Mystery (Maney, Mabel) epub
  • ISBN: 1573442275
  • Author: Mabel Maney
  • Genre: Entertainment
  • Subcategory: Humor
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Cleis Press; 2 edition (November 30, 2005)
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • ePUB size: 1994 kb
  • FB2 size 1516 kb
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A Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless Mystery THE CASE OF THE GOOD-FOR-NOTHING GIRLFRIEND .

CHAPTER 1. A Maddening Mishap.

Mabel Maney is a funny writer. I read every single Nancy Drew mystery book. Truthfully, the three books in this series could and should have been arranged much better. The Case of the lfriend. is almost 100 pages longer than its prequel or its sequel

Mabel Maney is a funny writer. is almost 100 pages longer than its prequel or its sequel. Much of the first half takes place as Nancy and her chums are driving from San Francisco to her home in River Depths, Illinois, where Nancy is anxious to confess to the murder of her father. But much of the ride is taken up with Cherry Aimless quoting from her ubiquitous travel guides. In addition, a couple of jewel thieves make her look like an idiot on several occasions.

Nancy Clue & Cherry Aimless SeriesMabel Maney. Mabel Maney is clever beyond belief. The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse: A Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless Mystery. The series is campy and fun. It's a world-o-lesbians. I'm planning on getting the set of books for all my groovy friends. If you loved Nancy Drew this lesbian spoof is for you. By Thriftbooks. com User, August 27, 1999. If your looking for in depth mystery or erotica go somewhere else, but if your childhood days contained a love of Nancy Drew books then this spoof captures their spirit perfectly.

Like her beloved camp classics The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse and A Ghost in the Closet, Mabel Maney’s The Case of the Good-For-Nothing Girlfriend brilliantly parodies 1950s boys’ and girls’ adventure series. For those adults who are just big and twisted kids underneath San Francisco Weekly Tongue-in-cheek homoerotic hilarity that’s fun, nostalgic, and completely contemporary Los Angeles Reader Maney flawlessly lampoons the torpid style of both children’s books and lesbian mysteries where similarly nothing happens without at least three changes of clothing and a good, hot meal SF Weekly America’s. two greatest girl detectives as lovers?

Mabel Maney is the author of The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse, The . Cherry scolded herself for not paying closer attention.

Mabel Maney is the author of The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse, The Case of the Good-For-Nothing Girlfriend, and Nancy Clue and the Hardly Boys in A Ghost in the Closet (Cleis Press). She knew from her many experiences during family car trips to keep an eye out for the rocky road ahead. Once there, Nancy had been drawn into the exciting mystery of The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse, where she had become fast friends with the four girls who were now standing back helplessly as their new chum took out her frustrations on her nifty automobile.

The Case of the Good-For-Nothing Girlfriend. The Hardly Boys in A Ghost in the Closet. I WAS BORN IN APPLETON, WISCONSIN, a small town famous for being the birthplace of Harry Houdini, and as producers of high quality cheese. A Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless Mystery. The Case of the. Not-So-Nice Nurse. Escape and cheese: two things, I believe, that made this series work. When The Case of The Not-So-Nice Nurse came out, in 1993, a friend said: "Mabel, at your sanity hearing, this book will be used against yo. I agree, and, if the letters I get are any indication, so do my readers.

Mabel Maney th a ceaseless flow of traffic, as well-it was a nice tributary just the same. And I do remember a nifty song that travelers often sing as they pass over the Missouri," Cherry suddenly realized. She sang out, clear and true. She knew there were many more words, but for the life of her, those were the only ones she could remember.

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Mabel Maney is an artist and author from San Francisco, California known for her lesbian pulp fiction. She is the author of the Nancy Clue series, a lesbian parody of the Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames, and Hardy Boys series. More recently, she is the author of the "Jane Bond" novels, a series of parodies of James Bond. Mabel's short fiction can also be found the humor anthology "May Contain Nuts".

If you know the specific gravity of gold, travel with the Nurses’ Guide to Snakes, or can get a raisin pie stain out of a pink poplin frock, you’ll fit right in with Nancy Clue and her gay chums on a road trip from sleepy Pleasantville, Idaho, to sparkling River Depths, Illinois, where Hannah, Nancy’s beloved housekeeper, stands wrongfully accused of murder! Nurse Cherry Aimless, who fell head-over-penny-loafers for the world-famous girl detective in The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse, must help her new sweetheart clear Hannah’s name ― and her own ― and restore her sterling reputation. But does Nancy deserve her devotion? Troubling discoveries force Cherry to do some sleuthing of her own to see if Nancy is really the sweet, upstanding girl she seems to be ― or a shameless flirt! Mabel Maney’s playful parody of 1950s girl adventure books continues in The Case of the Good-for-Nothing Girlfriend. This raucous sequel also stands on its own as a swell introduction to Cherry and her pals, and a food and fashion guide to the glamorous Eisenhower years.
Comments: (7)
I love Mabel Maney's series starring nurse Cherry Aimless and super sleuth Nancy Clue. The Hardly Boys show up in the third book in the series. These books are a fun read. I think it is obvious from their title that they written to make one laugh, more than anything. however, the stories are entertaining. Highly recommend if you enjoy parodies.
Zeks Horde
Love this series! Well written and thoughtful. A great read!
If you enjoy reading, and aren't hindered by lesbian relationships...and if you enjoy good wit, you will love Nancy Clue books.
I couldn't finish this novel. While it does have the great benefit of introducing the Hardly Boys, this story isn't as humorous as the first book. Also, if I had to read one more description of someone's darling outfit, I was going to set fire to my closet.
I bought this for my wife and she loved it! It was hilarious as a satire of Nancy Drew and Cherry Ames in a lesbian setting. She said don't take it seriously and enjoy.
Funny in a stupid tie-wasting way. Nice way to lose track of time but absolutely no literary merit. Don't look for a well written book, just for utter silliness.
I have always wondered about those girl detectives and now I know! A good fashionable wardrobe, a good meal and everything turns out right! Amazing! Why haven't I heard of these absolutely great books before? Must recommend! I had a few laughs at the naïveté of lovely nurse Cherry Aimless and the obvious tolerance and love from her very out chums. I simply must have the whole series!
I loved this book and would recommend it to anyone who wants a really great, campy book. Nancy is niaive in many ways, and I had to laugh at some of the assumptions she made. It kinda makes me think of Leagally Blonde with her rose-coloured glasses, but definately not as annoying.
Very clever, and very witty. Well worth a read.
I also recommend "Kiss the girls and make them spy" by the same author. It's a little more "grown up" with a tad more modernism in it, but still FABULOUS! It's the story of Jane Bond, James Bond's twin sister, who has to step in to cover her brother while he is indisposed.....
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