Author: Lois Leppard
Mandie enthusiasts and new Mandie fans will love volumes seven and eight of the MANDIE COLLECTION, following Mandie and her friends through the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and beyond, from her home in North Carolina to New York City to Florida. Volume eight features Mandie and the Long Good-bye (#30), Mandie and the Buried Stranger (#31), and Mandie and the Seaside Rendezvous(#32).
Lois Gladys Leppard (1924-2008) worked in Federal Intelligence for thirteen years in various countries around the world before she settled in South Carolina. The stories of her own mother's childhood as an orphan in western North Carolina are the basis for many of the incidents incorporated in this series.