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When crime comes calling, it can only be solved by the extraordinary Siamese cat brains of Koko and Yum Yum – with a little help from mentor Jim Qwilleran…

The Cat Who Saw Red is a delightful crime novel, featuring two very clever cats, from acclaimed writer Lilian Jackson Braun. Perfect for cosy crime fans and cat lovers.


It’s a Wonderful Life meets The Aristocats in this daft but endearing whodunit’ – Liverpool Daily Post

When Jim Qwilleran is sent to ‘Maus Haus’ on a gastronomical quest, he takes Koko and Yum Yum along for company and steps into a house of curiosities. There’s restaurateur Robert Maus, elbow-deep in saucepans; cuddly Hixie with her daily calorie count; and Joy Graham, the red-headed flame from Qwilleran’s past and a talented potter to boot. Then strange things occur as a startling scream pierces the night air and Joy disappears without trace. Koko, Yum Yum and their all-providing mentor, Qwilleran, are determined to solve the mystery…

What readers are saying about The Cat Who Saw Red:

The vivid cast of kooky characters are one of the best features of Lillian Jackson Braun’s books’

‘The entire ‘Cat Who…’ series are a delight for cat and mystery lovers

Well written fiction that keeps you enthralled from beginning to end’

Reviews

Praise for Lilian Jackson Braun: It's a Wonderful Life meets The Aristocats in this daft but endearing whodunnit
Liverpool Daily Post
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
Mrs Braun has a breezy style; the cats are really smart
New York Times Book Review
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