The Cat Who Tailed a Thief

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780515122404

Category: Fiction

Page: 263

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Feline sleuths Koko and Yum Yum, and their owner Jim Qwilleran, sniff out a trail of clues when a local banker dies leaving behind a flashy young widow and an unfinished house-restoration project. Reprint.

The Cat Who Tailed a Thief (The Cat Who... Mysteries, Book 19)

An utterly delightful feline mystery for cat lovers everywhere

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755389786

Category: Fiction

Page: 197

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A small town with big problems... The Cat Who Tailed a Thief is a witty mystery from Lilian Jackson Braun, featuring feline friends Koko and Yum Yum. Perfect for fans of cosy crime and clever cats. 'Entertaining and absorbing mysteries which, in the tradition of all good whodunnits, keep you guessing right to the end' - Dumfries and Galloway Standard A spate of petty thefts threatens the holiday spirit in Pickax. First it's just a pair of sunglasses and gloves that disappear - but then the entire charity collection of the Indian Village Bridge Club is found missing. And unfortunately the worst is yet to come... Ironically, the small items begin to disappear when banker Willard Carmichael moves to Pickax. Willard has come accompanied by his flashy young wife, Danielle, and plans to restore a few Victorian homes. But when he's found murdered in an apparent mugging, his wife's cousin appears a bit too eager to pick up where Willard tragically had to leave off... What readers are saying about The Cat Who Tailed a Thief: 'A fun, cosy mystery' 'Brilliant as always' 'Five stars'

The Cat Who Smelled a Rat

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101214480

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Meet prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran and his extraordinary Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum—the most unlikely, most unusual, most delightful team in detective fiction! The way Jim Qwilleran sees it, there’s nothing worse than being left high and dry. But that’s exactly where he’s been ever since a record-breaking drought hit Moose County. He’s bedraggled. Beleaguered. And, following a rash of fires at local historic minesites, deeply bewildered. Some blame the blazes on bad weather conditions, but Qwill’s thinking arson. And when a mysterious explosion is followed by a blood-chilling murder, he starts seriously praying for snow—and answers. Good thing Koko can smell trouble a mile away…

The Cat who Moved a Mountain

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780515109504

Category: Fiction

Page: 261

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On vacation in the Big Potato Mountains, Qwilleran stumbles into a mystery involving the murder of J. J. Hawkinfield, the developer who was pushed off a mountain years before after announcing his plans to develop the region. Reprint. AB. PW.

The Cat Who Smelled a Rat (The Cat Who... Mysteries, Book 23)

A delightfully quirky feline whodunit for cat lovers everywhere

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755389824

Category: Fiction

Page: 165

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Murder and arson call Koko's sleuthing skills into action... James Qwilleran and his clue-sensitive cats return with crime-solving talents intact in Lilian Jackson Braun's cosy whodunit The Cat Who Smelled a Rat. Perfect for fans of Simon Brett and Sofie Kelly. 'Another from the series that delights so many' - Gwendoline Butler, Crime Time October arrives in Moose County on the heels of a long drought, and the citizens of Pickax worry about wildfires. Their fears are realised in an unexpected manner, with a case of arson - and the shooting of a volunteer fire-watcher as he is reporting the blaze. The crime wave continues as the president of the curling club is pushed to his death down a flight of stairs, and it's up to Qwilleran and Co. to sniff out the rat who is responsible for it all. What readers are saying about The Cat Who Smelled a Rat: 'Amusing, clever and well thought out. A pleasant way to pass time' 'These tales are just so enjoyable... a lot of fun' 'Five stars'

The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell (The Cat Who... Mysteries, Book 28)

A delightfully cosy feline whodunit for cat lovers everywhere

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755389875

Category: Fiction

Page: 133

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Koko's strange behaviour is not the only sign of trouble in Pickax... Qwill and his feline companions must unravel a puzzling tangle of mystery in The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell, an enchanting crime novel from acclaimed author Lilian Jackson Braun. Perfect for cat lovers and fans of cosy crime. 'The tale is as cosy as an hour spent with your favourite cat' - Publishers Weekly While the town of Pickax is swept up in its sesquicentennial celebrations, Koko has developed a strange new hobby: he drops himself from balconies, occasionally landing in the oddest of places. When a young man comes to visit his wealthy relatives, Koko plummets straight on to his head! Meanwhile, a hurricane is brewing, and the visitor's family members soon fall deathly ill. Qwill has his work cut out for him because Pickax - as foreshadowed by Koko - is about to be hit by a bombshell... What readers are saying about The Cat Who... series: 'These [books] make lovely, light-hearted reading with a good mix of humour and adventure' 'The entire 'Cat Who...' series are a delight for cat and mystery lovers' 'A purrfect read'

The Cat Who Came to Breakfast

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110121421X

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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Qwilleran and the cats are visiting an island known by many names. Qwill has always called it Breakfast Island, but to the taciturn natives, it's Providence Island. To the rich summer residents it's Grand Island--and to the developers and tourists who are turning this once-peaceful place upside down, it's Pear Island. But when some odd "accidents" occur, including a fatal boat explosion, Qwill suspects sabotage and sets out to investigate--because murder by any other name is just as deadly...

The Cat Who Said Cheese

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780515120271

Category: Fiction

Page: 264

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When a bombing wrecks a hotel, kills a housekeeper, and threatens to destroy the Great Food Expo, Qwilleran and his feline sleuths, Koko and Yum Yum, embark on a culinary quest to find a killer

The Cat Who Went Underground (The Cat Who... Mysteries, Book 9)

A witty feline mystery for cat lovers everywhere

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Author: Lilian Jackson Braun

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755389697

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 4433

Murder is only a whisker away... Koko and Yum Yum must come to Qwill's rescue in Lilian Jackson Braun's captivating mystery The Cat Who Went Underground. Perfect for crime fans and cat lovers. 'Most detectives do their legwork on two legs. A few, however, do it on four...' - Associated Press Jim Qwilleran packs up his old kit bag and his two Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, for a sun-and-fun summer at his log cabin in Moose County. Their vacation starts off ominously with the disappearance of a handyman hired to patch up Qwilleran's cabin. But the felines really start throwing catfits when they come across a dead body or two... A serial killer may be right under Koko's nose, and now this ingenious Siamese must dig deeper to clear poor Qwilleran of suspicion - and dig up the buried motive for a catastrophic crime. What readers are saying about The Cat Who... series: 'These [books] make lovely, light-hearted reading with a good mix of humour and adventure' 'The entire 'Cat Who...' series are a delight for cat and mystery lovers' 'Quirky - lovely for anyone who owns or has owned an intelligent cat'