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[BOOKS] ⚡ Miss Dimple Disappears (Miss Dimple Kilpatrick #1) ✯ Mignon F. Ballard – Reptileclassifieds.us

Miss Dimple Disappears (Miss Dimple Kilpatrick #1) It S 1942, Almost A Year Since The Japanese Bombed Pearl Harbor, And The Residents Of The Small Town Of Elderberry, Georgia, Have Been Rattled Down To Their Worn, Rationed Shoes For Young Teacher Charlie Carr, Life And Love Aren T Going Exactly As Planned Her Head Dictates Loyalty To The Handsome Corpsman, Hugh, But Whenever She Thinks Of Her Best Friend S Beau, Will, Her Heart Does The Jersey Bounce Charlie Is Doubly Troubled By The Disappearance Of Beloved Schoolmistress Miss Dimple Kilpatrick One Frosty November Morning Just Before Thanksgiving Miss Dimple, Who Has Taught The Town S First Graders Including Charlie For Almost Forty Years, Would Never Just Skip Town In The Middle Of The School Year, And Charlie And Her Best Friend, Annie, Are Determined To Prove It.

[BOOKS] ⚡ Miss Dimple Disappears (Miss Dimple Kilpatrick #1)  ✯ Mignon F. Ballard – Reptileclassifieds.us
  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • Miss Dimple Disappears (Miss Dimple Kilpatrick #1)
  • Mignon F. Ballard
  • English
  • 14 September 2018
  • 0312614748

    10 thoughts on “[BOOKS] ⚡ Miss Dimple Disappears (Miss Dimple Kilpatrick #1) ✯ Mignon F. Ballard – Reptileclassifieds.us


  1. says:

    3.5 stars, looking forward to reading the others


  2. says:

    Big changes have come to the small Georgia town where Miss Dimple has taught first grade for 40 years Since World War II broke out, the men have been leaving, many former students and some never to return For third grade teacher Charlie Carr, that means a decided lack of men For now her beau Hugh is still around but she knows it s only a matter of time before her overcomes his mother s objections and marches off to war She isn t sure how she feels about that or making a commitment to him Sh Big changes have come to the small Georgia town where Miss Dimple has taught first grade for 40 years Since World War II broke out, the men have been leaving, many former students and some never to return For third grade teacher Charlie Carr, that means a decided lack of men For now her beau Hugh is still around but she knows it s only a matter of time before her overcomes his mother s objections and marches off to war She isn t sure how she feels about that or making a commitment to him She tries to focus on her job and not think about Hugh, her brother, her best friend s brother and she tries not to resent her younger sister for marrying and moving away preventing Charlie from leaving their widowed mother and joining the WAACS or WAVES Early one morning Charlie arrives at school to discover the furnace hasn t been lit and the trash cans have not b...


  3. says:

    I read the most recent book in this series first Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble and am now trying to play catch up I liked this one even better than that one This series is set during World War 2 in a small North Georgia town where everyone knows everyone else and Miss Dimple has taught first grade for years.I especially like the interactions among the women in this town They remind me a lot of the women in the small town my grandparents lived in who were always so supportive and nosy an I read the most recent book in this series first Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble and am now trying to play catch up I liked this one even better than that one This series is set during World War 2 in a small North Georgia town where everyone knows everyone else and Miss Dimple has taught first grade for years.I especially like the interactions among the women in this town They remind me a lot of the women in the small town my grandparents lived in who were always so supportive and nosy and had a special caring for neighbors It is like aserious version of the fictional so...


  4. says:

    I really enjoyed this It was a bit slow in parts but I powered through and really liked how the author tied up all the strings at the end It was interesting to get a peek into WW II Georgia, USA I ve read several other books that take place around this time but take place in England or elsewhere The author seemed very faithful to the historical background The variety of town characters were really what kept me reading the book They were very well drawn and I was kept guessing as to who the I really enjoyed this It was a bit slow in parts but I powered through and really liked how the author tied up all the strings at the end It was interesting to get a peek into WW II Georgia, USA I ve read several other books that take place around this time but take place in England or elsewhere The author seemed very faithful to the historical background The variety of town characters were really what ke...


  5. says:

    I loved this book Very simple and classic but entertaining Loved the characters and you find yourself getting wrapped up in their lives There is a mystery but at times it seems to be put on the back burn...


  6. says:

    Quick and fun read I liked the characters and want to remember to readof this series It s not as intense as some of the WWII mysteries I ve read.


  7. says:

    A promising series beginning I had inadvertently spoiled this for myself by having read a later installment in the series first Don t do this Beloved school teacher Miss Dimple is kidnapped in a most peculiar captivity the mystery stemsfrom learning why she was taken than whether she d survive A lot of the book is a bit choppy, as Ballard s strength does not lie in subtle, natural character development Instead, her strength is in microscopic descriptions of settings and in a way of l A promising series beginning I had inadvertently spoiled this for myself by having read a later installment in the series first Don t do this Beloved school teacher Miss Dimple is kidnapped in a most peculiar captivity the mystery stemsfrom learning why she was taken than whether she d survive A lot of the book is a bit choppy, as Ballard s strength do...


  8. says:

    Cozy little murder kidnapping spy mystery set in the early days of the United States involvement in world war 2 Has authentic atmosphere of the era.


  9. says:

    It was a bit of a chore to get through this mystery with its myriad of characters and their silly Southern names.


  10. says:

    3.5 starsI enjoyed this cozy mystery but so for the family and friendships, as well as the descriptions of the time period, than for the mystery itself.

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