By Mabel Maney

Nurse Cherry Aimless’s first holiday from her annoying profession in a big-city clinic takes her to go to her spinster Aunt Gertrude in exciting San Francisco. Wistfully buying and selling her starched white cap and get dressed for a vibrant yellow poplin frock with a flared skirt, younger Cherry takes to the road, by no means imagining the homosexual adventures that look forward to her. think her shock to benefit that Aunt Gertrude has been abducted! Armed in simple terms with the contents of her handbag, and with assistance from new friends Midge, Velma, and a speeding lady police officer named Jackie, the plucky yet blameless Cherry needs to keep her aunt, discover a gaggle of lacking nuns, and prevent an unlawful land seize — all lower than the nice and cozy gaze of her hero, woman detective Nancy Clue. And while the queer caper has ended, will there be an opportunity for Nancy and Cherry?

Mabel Maney’s camp vintage The Case of the Not-So-Nice Nurse has been cherished by way of readers because it used to be first released in 1993. This gleaming parody of Nineteen Fifties lady event tales will make you chuckle out loud and lengthy for a lemon Jell-O mould. Golly, it’s an outstanding time!

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Oh, we will constantly spot one other Scout," acknowledged Midge, winking at Velma. "While you women are completing the costume, i'll stroll Eleanor," Midge stated, hopping up from the desk and placing on her jacket. "Come on, woman. Time for a walk," she referred to as to the cocker spaniel, who used to be quick asleep at the sectional couch. "I may perhaps select you. we will stroll Eleanor to my motor vehicle after which all force again jointly! " Cherry cried. "All my issues are within the motor vehicle, so i need to exit besides. " Midge regarded hesitant. "Um, I... good, to be sincere, I continuously take a stroll while i have to imagine. I will not be first-class company," she admitted. "I'll be as quiet as a mouse," Cherry promised. "Velma, is it ok that I put on your gown? " Velma nodded and passed Cherry a jacket and her chiffon shawl. "Better package up. It will get particularly cold the following at evening. " With that settled, Midge positioned a leash on Eleanor, and stale they went. It was once a quiet stroll to Cherry's automobile. Midge deep in notion. in addition to a number of questions on the mysterious disappearance on the clinic, which Cherry responded in as short a way as attainable, Midge acknowledged not anything. They walked for roughly twenty mins, going slowly so the puppy may take her time and sniff attention-grabbing spots. "Babies are labor, are not they? " Midge murmured as she scratched at the back of the dog's ears. "What a pleasant girl," proposal Cherry. "I wish that sometime i've got a roommate similar to her. " after they obtained to Cherry's vehicle, Midge lifted Eleanor into the again seat. the 3 of them made their means domestic, no longer understanding that difficulty lay forward. bankruptcy eight abducted! "What's this? " Cherry exclaimed as she reached the darkened entrance droop and located the door ajar. "There's been a breakin! " she cried, her willing eyes noticing the pressured lock. "And the porch bulb has been unscrewed. " Midge dashed into the home and referred to as for Velma, yet there has been no answer. there has been a crash from upstairs. Midge flew up the staircase with Cherry at her heels. subsequent to Velma's mattress was once a bit grey cat, lapping up spilt milk. "Oh, kitty! " Midge cried, scooping up the shards of glass ahead of the cat might reduce her paws. Cherry searched the remainder of the home, yet Velma was once nowhere to be came across! She ran again upstairs to affix Midge, who used to be status in the course of Velma's room observing the mattress. "Midge, may well it's Velma's long gone out for a stroll? " Cherry requested with a bit of luck. Midge shook her head. "Something suspicious has happened," she acknowledged. Tears ran down her face. "I'll name the police," Cherry acknowledged, handing Midge the fresh handkerchief she consistently stored in her handbag in case of emergencies. "No police! " Midge cried. through the tone in her voice Cherry may inform the determined lady intended enterprise. What was once it concerning the police that alarmed Midge so? all at once, there has been a knock on the door. "Hello? a person domestic? " known as a masculine voice. "Up the following! " Midge yelled. "That's our pal Tom," she defined. the guy arising the steps used to be tall and narrow with huge basset-hound eyes. In his hands was once Eleanor. "Midge, what is going on? The door used to be vast open and Eleanor used to be left at the droop.

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