With the help of one of the shelter cats, a savvy orange tabby named Toby, Sydney begins poking her nose into other local businesses whose owners may have benefited from Littleton's death--until the killer notices she's pawing a little too closely at the truth. Delightfully clever and charming, Purr M for Murder, the first in a new series from nationally bestselling author T.
C. Lotempio, will leave readers clawing for more. Things are looking up until their landlord, Trowbridge Littleton, threatens to shut down the event. Desperate to clear their names from the suspect list, Sydney pounces on the investigation. When sydney drops by his art gallery to make peace, she finds Kat--along with Littleton's dead body.
Local homicide detective will Worthington--who just happens to be Sydney's old high school crush--is highly suspicious of the sisters' involvement. Sydney mccall left behind an ex-fiancé and a new york advertising job to return home to Deer Park, Kat, run the local animal shelter, North Carolina and help her sister, Friendly Paws.
Determined to save the shelter from financial trouble, Sydney and Kat organize a cat café fundraising event at a local coffee shop.
Death by a Whisker: A Cat Rescue Mystery
LoTempio. Getting used to life back home in deer park, Toby, Sydney McCall and her right-hand tabby, North Carolina, are helping her sister Kat run the local animal shelter. And right before the event, Syd spotted some behind-the-scenes drama between Ulla and her manager. Syd and kat are all excited about the prospect of the shelter’s newest fundraiser: shopping channel queen Ulla Townsend.
That is, until Ulla turns up dead in the middle of the event. The cause of death is determined to be an allergic reaction, but Syd and Toby are sniffing out something fishy. When syd met ulla, it was clear she was distasteful and rude. Shelter admin maggie shayne vehemently refuses to have anything to do with the woman, but the fundraiser ensues as planned.
As they begin to investigate, they realize there is no shortage of suspects, and Maggie is at the top of the list. Now syd and toby must claw their way to the truth before everything goes paws up at their animal shelter in Death by a Whisker by national bestselling author T. C.
Crime and Catnip A Nick and Nora Mystery Book 3
As nora and her curious cat nick pull at the string of clues, theft, they begin to unravel a twisted tale of coded messages, false identities, murder, and international espionage. That’s if nora can stay alive long enough to find him. Nick and nora aren’t just pussyfooting around this time as they deal with a missing person’s case and murder.
While catering a gala for the cruz museum, nora charles agrees to look into the disappearance of director Violet Crenshaw’s niece, a case previously undertaken by her frisky feline friend Nick’s former owner, a private eye whose whereabouts are also currently unknown. Includes delicious sandwich recipes .
Nora dares to hope that the labyrinth of leads will not only help them locate the missing young woman, but also solve the disappearance of the detective.
Claws for Alarm A Nick and Nora Mystery Book 2
The prof had an ex with secrets, a trophy wife set to inherit a fortune in masterworks, and a scorned student mistress. Because if she fails, even nick’s animal instinct won’t be enough to rescue Lacey from a perfectly executed framing. Going undercover, Nora realizes that investigating this crime is the biggest test of her sleuthing career.
Includes delicious sandwich recipes. The victim, an esteemed art collector and Lacey’s bullying professor, was stabbed in the heart. The purrfect sleuthy duo”* is back, and this time murder hits close to home for Nora Charles and her partner Nick, a stealthy little feline gumshoe groomed to solve a shocking crime.
Since inheriting her mother’s sandwich shop, Nora Charles is more about hot grilled paninis than cold-blooded murder—until her sister Lacey is arrested. Apparently, all over a lousy grade. Off campus, things were just as dicey.
The Black Cat Steps on a Crack A Bad Luck Cat Mystery Book 4
A purr-fectly cozy read. Ellery adams, yet again, new york times bestselling author“Finch has, offered a great tale of female and feline that cozy readers will love. Suspense magazineabout the Author:Kay Finch is the national bestselling author of the Bad Luck Cat Mysteries. Sabrina tate and her cat, Hitchcock, must sort through the clues when a librarian is killed and justice is overdue.
But tensions are rising at the site as the headstrong new librarian insists on telling the construction crew how to do their jobs, bringing work to a standstill. With construction on the town’s new library nearing completion, mystery writer Sabrina Tate is thrilled that local book lovers, and her own forthcoming novel, will soon have a fresh new home.
As a string of planted evidence and a murky collection of malicious characters starts to surface, Sabrina knows she and Hitchcock will have to tread carefully, before the library killer decides to check them out for good. Though her character, sabrina tate, is a mystery writer who’s left the paralegal profession behind to move to the Texas Hill Country, Kay still works as a paralegal at a Houston law firm.
. When sabrina’s cat unearths the dead body of the librarian not long after—and a good friend’s husband is named as the main suspect—she finds herself being pulled into a murder investigation yet again. While virtually all the workers at the site had a motive to commit the dark deed, Sabrina turns her attention to the victim’s background looking for clues, but hits a dead end when she can’t locate any of the woman’s family.
Meow If It's Murder Nick and Nora Mysteries Book 1
Writing for a local online magazine, Nora investigates the curious death of socialite Lola Grainger. First in a new series!nora charles doesn’t believe in fate, even if she is a crime reporter who shares a name with a character from The Thin Man. And it seems that her cat does too. Apparently, Nick used to belong to a P.
I. She’s uncovering them… back in her hometown, Nora reconnects with old friends and makes some new ones, like Nick, the charming feline who seems determined to be her cat. But not everything about Cruz is friendly. Whether fate put her on this case or not, solving it will take all of Nora’s wits, and maybe a few of Nick’s nine lives.
. The coincidence is spooky, but not as spooky as the clues Nick spells out for her with Scrabble letters—clues that lead her down an increasingly dangerous path. In fact, she’s moving back to Cruz, California, to have a quieter life. But after finding an online magazine eager for material, and a stray cat named Nick with a talent for detection, Nora’s not just reporting crimes again.
Though it was deemed an accident, Nora suspects foul play. Who disappeared while investigating Lola Grainger’s death.
Book 3 - Whiskers and Warrants : A Norwegian Forest Cat Café Cozy Mystery
Lauren and Zoe sign up for advanced latte art class. Zoe is also busy crocheting a coffee cozy to sell online, and Lauren continues to knit her never-ending scarf. But when annie finds a clue in the café, everything is put on hold while the trio investigate the murder. Who is the killer? one of the other students? the barista’s business partner? or a mysterious vagrant that one of the students claim they saw?This is a humorous, clean, cat cozy mystery with female amateur sleuths – and a gorgeous Norwegian Forest Cat!Previous books in this series:Purrs and Peril - A Norwegian Forest Cat Cafe Cozy Mystery - Book 1Meow Means Murder - A Norwegian Forest Cat Cafe Cozy Mystery - Book 2.
While lauren’s romance with mitch, blossoms, the police detective, Zoe despairs of meeting ‘the right guy’. What they didn’t bargain on was … murder!cat café owner, and her cousin, attend their first advanced latte art class, Lauren Crenshaw, Zoe, excited to learn intricate designs. But when their world-famous instructor is murdered, they decide to investigate!Annie, Lauren’s gorgeous Norwegian Forest Cat, helps in the sleuthing department as well.
The Tell Tail Heart: A Cat Cafe Mystery Cat Cafe Mystery Series Book 3
Meanwhile, a killer remains at-large. And on the prowl. Maddie is hoping to have some downtime during Daybreak Island’s off-season to tackle her to-do list. On top of that, her relationship with adorable dog groomer Lucas has taken a pawsitive turn. But easy is getting harder every day for Maddie, especially when a big-name writer who’s on the island working on a new project winds up floating in the canal.
This, on the exact same day an eccentric woman shows up at the cafe claiming Maddie’s cat, JJ, is hers. Her grandfather’s house-turned-cat-café is under construction and she’s also scoping out places to open a juice bar on the island. Welcome back to the charming new england coast, where Maddie James’s cat café is at risk of becoming a crime scene for the purrfect murder.
As the investigation into the dead writer picks up, Maddie realizes that even the neighbors she’s known all her life might be keeping secrets that go deep into the heart of this small seaside town.
Purrder She Wrote: A Cat Cafe Mystery Cat Cafe Mystery Series Book 2
The catfight that ensues is bad enough for business. Co-owner maddie james is purring with excitement over her new warm-and-fuzzy venture. But when the snubbed socialite is found dead with a tell-tale catnip toy on the scene, suspicion lands squarely on Maddie’s staffer. Purrder she wrote is second in the pawsitively charming new feline mystery series from Cate Conte set off the New England coast, where curiosity leads to some killer small-town secrets.
. Now, with her reputation and her career prospects on the line to say nothing of her budding romance with a handsome pet groomer Maddie must do whatever it takes to solve the crime—before her nine lives are up. Until she becomes entangled in a petty drama between one of her volunteers, an ardent animal-rights activist, and a wealthy woman who insists on adopting a calico kitty—right this instant.
. It’s the grand opening of daybreak island’s cat café, where customers can get cozy with an assortment of friendly felines—and maybe even take one or a few home.
Cat Got Your Diamonds: A Kitty Couture Mystery
And lacy becomes public enemy #1. Now detective jack oliver is hounding Lacy, and her Furry Godmother investor wants out before his name is tarnished by association. Grandeur and opulence are everything in the famed New Orleans Garden District where pets are family and no bling is too big. Opening furry godmother, pet boutique and organic treat bakery, is Lacy Marie Crocker’s dream come true--until the glitter gun used to make her Shih Tzu tutus becomes a murder weapon.
To save her dream, put her keen eyes to work, Lacy must take a stand, and unravel what really happened at her shop that night. But can lacy sniff out the killer cat burglar in time to get her tail-raising designs on the catwalk?Witty and whimsical, Cat Got Your Diamonds, the first in a new cozy series by Julie Chase, will be the cat's meow for fans of Rita Mae Brown and Miranda James.
To make matters worse, a string of jewel heists with suspicious ties to the murder case has New Orleans residents on edge.
Booking the Crook A Bookmobile Cat Mystery Book 7
Now it's up to minnie and her friends--feline and otherwise--to find the perpetrator and give them their due. Minnie, at eddie's prodding, checks on the woman and finds her lying dead in her snow-covered driveway. Minnie hamilton and her rescue cat, cruise around lovely Chilson, Eddie, Michigan delivering happiness and good reads in their bookmobile.
. It's all paws on deck as a librarian and her rescue cat track down a killer in the newest book in the national bestselling Bookmobile Cat mystery series. But the feisty librarian is worried that the bookmobile's future could be uncertain when a new library board chair arrives and doesn't seem too friendly to her pet project.
Still, she has to put her personal worries aside when she and Eddie are out on their regular route and one of their favorite customers doesn't turn up to collect her books.