Heights librarian Kathleen Paulson is happy to have her brother
Ethan visiting. He and his band, The Flaming Gerbils, are
in town for a visit during their break. At The Brick, a local
nightclub, a fight ensues between a drunken newcomer to town
and Derek Hanson who is the opening act for The Flaming Gerbils.
The drunk had kicked a service dog who belonged to a veteran
and Derek punched the guy right in the jaw.
drunk and hateful man is Lewis Wallace who is in town hoping
to get his supplement business into an empty warehouse down
by the waterfront. After another confrontation with Derek
as well as being a jerk to other people around town it is
clear that no one likes Lewis Wallace. When he is found dead,
by Kathleen of all people, and Derek is implicated Ethan pleads
with his sister to track down the real killer. There is no
shortage of suspects.
Kelly is one of my favorite cozy mystery authors. In addition
to writing solid mysteries featuring a town brimming with
interesting people and their relationships, she brings to
life two magical cats, Hercules, and Owen who are key to helping
Kathleen solve crimes and bring killers to justice.
your copy online or from your local independent bookseller
and then clear some time to delve into this eleventh book
in the Magical Cats Mystery series. I give it eight paws up
(for the two cats) and two swishing tails (for the aforementioned
two cats). Relax, read, enjoy.
of other titles in this series
of Two Kitties
A Night's Tale
as Sophie Ryan the author also pens the Second Chance Cat