is the proud human owned by two very unique cats named Hercules
and Owen. Hercules and Owen possess magical abilities, which
allow one to disappear at will and the other to walk through
walls! They are also highly skilled in helping solve crimes,
Kathleen’s boyfriend, Marcus, is a police
detective, and it seems that Kathleen and the cats are always
in the thick of things when he is assigned to find a killer.
When Leo Janes is murdered, his son, Simon, is at the top
of the suspect list, yet Kathleen doesn’t believe her
friend to be a killer. Simon’s daughter, Mia, works
with Kathleen at the library, and above all else, Kathleen
wants to help give some peace of mind to the grieving young
lady. It seems to be a tall order with Mia’s grandfather
dead and her father the suspect with a weak alibi. Is it possible
that Leo’s twin brother, Victor, killed him? After all,
Victor had an affair with Leo’s late wife and there
has been bad blood between them ever since.
Will Kathleen’s investigation (along
with Hercules and Owen helping) cause a rift in her relationship
with Marcus, or will it bring them even closer? Will she be
able to stop the killer from acting again and clear her friend’s
As with the previous books in this series,
the cats are the stars of the show for me. They are such characters.
Sofie Kelly delights me with her understanding of the feline
mystique and takes it to a whole new level by imbuing them
with magical gifts! The humans are quite interesting, too,
and it is nice to visit Kathleen and Marcus and Roma and Rebecca
and Ruby and all of the others again.
The backdrop of a small town library is one
of my favorite settings for any book, but to have the pleasure
of all of my most cherished things in one novel makes me over-the-moon
with joy! Cats, libraries, small-towns and good people provide
a case of the warm fuzzies guaranteed to perk up even the
gloomiest of moods.
all of this wonderfulness, you’ll find a well-plotted
mystery that is sure to keep you guessing and turning pages
until you find yourself transported into Mayville Heights,
Minnesota, with an ear to ear grin on your face!
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