"If you haven't yet met the denizens of Maggody, there's no time like the present. Another hilarious episode in a superb series. "
"The sharpest small-town sleuth since Miss Marple. "
– Kirkus Reviews
"[An]indecently funny backwoods mystery. "
– Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review
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Joan Hess is the author of the critically acclaimed Maggody mysteries, including the Pocket Books paperbacks Muletrain to Maggody, Maggody and the Moonbeams, Misery Loves Maggody, and email@example.com, nominated for the prestigious Nero Wolfe Award. She has received numerous awards, including the American Mystery Award, the Agatha Award, the Drood Review Readers' Award, and the Macavity Award. A former president of the American Crime Writers League, she is currently president of the Arkansas Mystery Writers Alliance, as well as a member of Sisters in Crime. Joan Hess lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.