favorite fictional cat, Diesel, is back along with his person,
librarian Charlie Harris, in this latest A Cat in The Stacks
Mystery. The Southern Academic Libraries Association their
annual meeting at Athena College in Athena, Mississippi, where
the attendees is Gavin Fong, who will deliver the keynote
address. Gavin is an unlikable individual, to say the least,
and Charlie considers him his arch nemesis dating back to
library school. Gavin hasn’t changed much in the ensuing
30 years, but when he is murdered during his speech, it’s
a bitter pill to swallow because Charlie is the main suspect.
You see, he had an altercation with Gavin the day before and
actually hit the creep! Anyone who knows Charlie knows that
he is a gentle and kind man, but things don’t look good
for him, so he decides to hunt for clues and line up other
suspects for the police.
is Diesel my favorite fictional cat, Charlie is my favorite
fictional librarian. In fact, Miranda James brings both characters
to life so naturally that they seem quite real to me. I love
everything about Charlie and Diesel and Athena, Mississippi.
Charlie’s family and friends surround him perfectly,
and the adventures found in this series are charming and delightful.
spent a whole day savoring Twelve Angry Librarians,
and one day will happily read it again, as I will find the
time to embark on rereading the entire series.
to cover, cozy readers will find themselves enchanted and
fulfilled as they enter Charlie and Diesel’s world for
yet another small town murder mystery. Raise your hand if
you’ll read this with a cat or two by your side!
of other titles in this series
as Murder #2
M for Murder #3
of Circulation #4
Silence of the Library #5
and Old Books #6
Cats Allowed #7
Angry Librarians #8
for Concern #9
Cats a Slayin’ #10
Miranda James also writes the Southern Ladies Mysteries