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Biggie and the Meddlesome Mailman

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  100 ratings  ·  5 reviews
In a town as small as Job's Crossing,, a nosy mailman who opens the mail, reads it all, and broadcasts the contents to the rest of the people on his route --more or less, the whole town --puts himself seriously at risk, and it isn't long before Luther Abernathy suffers the consequences. When young J.R. stumbles upon the mailman's body, and an incipient militia group begins ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 22nd 1999 by Minotaur Books
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Sally
Book 4 of the Biggie Weatherford series is another episode in the small east Texas town of Job's Crossing, as told from the viewpoint of the 12-year-old J. R. Weatherford. Author Nancy Bell continues to present the town's characters that had been introduced in the earlier books with a sense that time and lives move ever onward. As in many cozies, the story is character driven, with a touch of mystery to be unravelled. Day-to-day life, heavily laden with lots of eating, is a strong feature in thi ...more
Vickie
I do enjoy this series. Set in a small town in Texas, so there's Southern charm and backhanded compliments and digs galore along with the mystery.
The narrator is J.R., almost 13 years old, enjoying the summer and getting used to finding dead bodies with his grandmother, Biggie. The two together gather clues along the way and help what passes as law enforcement in the town.
This time around it's political intrigue and militia and a nosey mailman.
Super good fun and highly recommendable.
Margaret
I am listening to the audiobooks in this series. They are short zany cozies but with a child narrator.
Helen
short, sweet, bought to pass on to sister
Nikki
Fun book to listen to while keeping busy.
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