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ebook / ISBN-13: 9780755389674

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 28th March 2013

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Murder most meow…

Lilian Jackson Braun brings us another delightful tale of crime and cats in The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare, in which her unlikely detective team hunt out a murderer. Perfect for fans of cosy crime and clever cats.


‘Entertaining and absorbing mysteries which, in the tradition of all good whodunits, keep you guessing right to the end’ – Dumfries and Galloway Standard

In the small town of Pickax an accident has claimed the life of the local paper’s eccentric publisher, but to Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum it smells like murder. They soon sniff out a shocking secret – but Koko’s snooping into an unusual edition of Shakespeare may prove catastrophic. Because somewhere in Pickax a lady loves not wisely but too well, a widow is scandalously merry, and a stranger has a lean and hungry look. The stage is set for Qwilleran, Koko, Yum Yum and the second act of murder most meow…

What readers are saying about The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare:

‘These [books] make lovely, light-hearted reading with a good mix of humour and adventure

Well written and engaging

Five stars

Reviews

Praise for Lilian Jackson Braun: Entertaining and absorbing mysteries which, in the tradition of all good whodunnits, keep you guessing right to the end
Dumfries and Galloway Standard
The fastidious plotting is designed to appeal to more than just the cat-lover
The Times
The tale is as cosy as an hour spent with your favourite cat
Publishers Weekly
Can best be compared to that cosiest of feelings - having a purring cat on your lap
Booklist
A series which has more twists and turns than a tabby's tail. This whimsical offering will probably leave you wondering where your tom is tonight
South Wales Evening Argus
Lilian Jackson Braun keeps both paws planted on the side of charming
Los Angeles Times
Most detectives do their legwork on two legs. A few, however, do it on four...
Associated Press
Light-hearted originals... The mix of crime and cats [is] catnip to readers who like both
Chicago Sun-Times
An offbeat series with a good deal of charm
The Baltimore Sun
Braun writes with charm and sureness
Cleveland Plain Dealer