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Purrfect Crimestoppers

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Purrfect Crimestoppers

Join these sleuths and their feline friends for a perfectly enjoyable time.


Adamson, Lydia
A Cat of One's Own
A Cat on Stage Left
A Cat on Jingle Bell Rock
A Cat on the Cutting Edge
A Cat in the Wings (With actress Alice Nestleton--- day job: catsitting)

Babson, Marian
The Cat Who Wasn't a Dog
The Cat Next Door
To Catch a Cat

Braun, Lilian Jackson
The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers
The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell
The Cat Who Went Bananas
The Cat Who Called Turkey
The Cat Who Brought Down the House
(And many more mysteries with retired newspaperman, Jim Quilleran, and his Siamese friends, Koko and Yum Yum.)

Brown, Rita Mae with her tiger cat, Sneaky Pie Brown
A Nose for Justice
Cat of the Century
Santa Clawed
Hounded to Death
The Purrfect Murder
(Small town mysteries featuring Postmistress Mary Minor Harristeen (known as Harry), her tiger cat, Mrs. Murphy, and Welsh Corgi, Tee Tucker.)

Clement, Blaize
Dog Sitter Among the Pigeons
Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs
Cat Sitter on a Hot Tin Roof
Even Cat Sitters get the Blues
(Featuring Dixie Hemingway, former Sarasota County Sheriff's Department deputy, now pet sitter.)

Douglas, Carole Nelson
Cat in a Vegas Gold Vendetta
Cat in an Ultramarine Scheme
Cat in a Topaz Tango
Cat in a Sapphire Slipper
Cat in Red Hot Rage
Catnap Featuring public relations freelancer, Temple Barr, and her black tomcat, Midnight Louie.

Hahn, Harriet
(James, fabulous feline (Featuring James, the connoisseur cat)

Hart, Carolyn
Dead by Midnight
Laughed 'til He Died
Dare to Die
Death Walked In
Dead Days of Summer
(With Annie Laurance Darling, proprietress of the mystery bookstore, Death on Demand, and her cats, Agatha and Dorothy L.)

Peters, Elizabeth
The Last Camel Died at Noon (With Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, her husband, Professor Radcliffe Emerson, their precocious son Ramses, and his cat friend Bastet.)
The curse of the Pharaohs - an unnamed cat acts as a messenger for Ramses.

Murphy, Shirley Rousseau
Cat Striking Back
Cat Playing Cupid
Cat Deck the Halls
Cat Pay The Devil
Cat Breaking Free
(Featuring Joe Grey, Feline Detective)