Doodlebug, Doodlebug, Your House is on Fire is an Appalachian novel. The author, William Roy Pipes, author of Darby, Hanging Dog, the sequel to Darby, and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, puts his love and knowledge of the Appalachian Mountains and the people live there into an intriguing romantic murder mystery involving a three year old boy, the only witness to the murders of his family, murdered by a gang out of Mexico. This gang was searching for distant cousin suspected of stealing a large sum of money. The novel begins in 1940 in the Western North Carolina Mountains of Appalachia. It is a story involving conspiracy, trickery, and deception, with the plot embracing the historical lifestyle of that time and location. As the man and his new bride seek to solve the murders that time in history comes to life.
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