Overview

“A PAGE-TURNER!”

Publishers Weekly


This delightful new series introduces Jane Stuart, a widowed young mother and literary agent, and Winky, her tortoiseshell cat who has a nose for trouble.

The last thing a working mom like Jane needs is a call from her young son’s school saying Marlene, his nanny, never arrived to pick him up. It looks as if the pretty, nineteen-year-old ...

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Missing Marlene

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Overview

“A PAGE-TURNER!”

Publishers Weekly


This delightful new series introduces Jane Stuart, a widowed young mother and literary agent, and Winky, her tortoiseshell cat who has a nose for trouble.

The last thing a working mom like Jane needs is a call from her young son’s school saying Marlene, his nanny, never arrived to pick him up. It looks as if the pretty, nineteen-year-old has left without giving notice, and no one seems to know where she’s gone. Could the young nanny have met with foul play?

“PURE ENJOYMENT, REFRESHING AND LIGHT, THIS IS JUST FUN.”

The Poisoned Pen

Juggling book deals, rival agents, and a rocky romance with a handsome author, Jane begins to uncover Marlene’s shocking secret life. As she discovers more evidence that Marlene's innocence died long ago, Winky has a critical clue that could reveal if a killer came in on little cat feet...and if that same killer is getting ready to strike again.

“Marshall’s refreshing debut has all the trappings of a cozy.”

KIRKUS REVIEWS

“A fast-paced, solid whodunit full of nifty surprises and with a dandy twist at the end.”

I LOVE A MYSTERY

“A must for cat-cozy lovers!”

—THE SNOOPER

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Editorial Reviews

Poisoned Pen
Pure enjoyment, refreshing and light, this is just fun.
Snooper
A must for cat-cozy lovers!
Toby Bromberg
Deftly plotted and beautifully written, Missing Marlene is an engrossing tale that will appeal to all book lovers. Jane’s attempts to keep pace in a fast-track world will be instantly recognizable to most readers.
Romantic Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617730450
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 5/1/2000
  • Series: A Jane Stuart and Winky Mystery , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 220,944
  • File size: 853 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2005

    The Missing Nanny

    Literary Jane Stuart¿s son Nick¿s 19-year-old nanny, Marlene, disappears one day without a word. It appears she has moved out. When Jane speaks with her mother, she is unaware of her moving. Jane wasn¿t very font of Marlene, but she feels obligated to look into her disappearance, especially since her mother is her old college friend. Jane¿s boyfriend, and also an author she represents, doesn¿t make live easier for her during all this. Matter of fact, he just complicates things. His newest novel isn¿t doing well and when the publisher cancels his contract, he takes it out on Jane. As Jane begins to look into Marlene¿s life, she finds out all sorts of things she didn¿t know. She isn¿t sure she wants to know them. She just wants to make sure Marlene is safe. Jane has encounters with an unsavory character named Gil from the Roadside Tavern. He was Marlene¿s boyfriend. He is not someone she wants to have to deal with. Then there¿s Vernon who works at the hardware store and apparently had a crush on Marlene. Can Jane find Marlene and figure out what happened without disrupting her life too much or finding herself in danger? This is the first book in this series. This is a fun series to read. I enjoy every book. Even though some of the material in this book would classify it PG-13, I highly recommend it. Jane is such a fun character and finds herself in many interesting and funny situations.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2004

    Froth with no substance

    I found it very difficult to get involved with this book as I had a hard time taking any of the characters or situations seriously.

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