The Hardly Boys in A Ghost in the Closet. A Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless Mystery.
The Hardly Boys in A Ghost in the Closet. The Case of the. Not-So-Nice Nurse. I WAS BORN IN APPLETON, WISCONSIN, a small town famous for being the birthplace of Harry Houdini, and as producers of high quality cheese. 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 has constructed a fabulous world full of sharp characters - each with a very keen fashion sense - and thrown in many a surprising twist that kept me enthralled with the events of the mystery. Her style is very descriptive and conjures up the 1950s mindset.
Mabel Maney has constructed a fabulous world full of sharp characters - each with a very keen fashion sense - and thrown in many a surprising twist that kept me enthralled with the events of the mystery. I could not help but smile as I was reading.
Ghost in the Closet book. Maney NAILS the tone, the turns of phrase are pitch-perfect, and A Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys crossover in which everyone is gay. I knew it would be ridiculous, but I was caught off-guard by how awesome it actually was. I mean, ridiculous, but awesome. Having read and reread, as a kid, every single Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys book that your small-town public library stocked isn't necessarily a prerequisite to reading this series, but I feel like these books don't have much to offer you if you haven't.
If you were ever a fan of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew, the book will capture your heart.
With their fearless crime-fighting, good manners, and manly fashion sense, the Hardly boys are the pride of Feyport, Illinois. If you were ever a fan of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew, the book will capture your heart. The gay humor will keep a smile on your face all the while. Mable Maney captures the breathlessness and aw-shucks rhythm of 1940s teen detective novels - with a skewed slant that some of us wished could have been written in our own teen literature.
Pals Nancy Clue, Cherry Aimless, . Girlfriend, Mabel Maney’s A Ghost in the Closet brilliantly parodies 1950s boys’ and girls’ adventure series. and Police Detective Jackie Jones help the Hardly boys track down the criminals-and in the meantime, pick up useful tips on fingerprinting, evidence retrieval, and the laundering of sporty twill slacks. Like her beloved camp classics The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse and The Case of the Good-For-Nothing Girlfriend, Mabel Maney’s A Ghost in the Closet brilliantly parodies 1950s boys’ and girls’ adventure series
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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".
Can you hear me, Frank?" he cried out. His voice echoed in the tunnel that had swallowed his brother own the dark hole. Frank! " he cried again, but there was no answer. The minute Cherry heard Frank's plaintive plea, she had snapped into action.