Cat in an Alphabet Endgame

Cat in an Alphabet Endgame : A Midnight Louie Mystery

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Now in library edition hardcover!



LOVE AND LARCENY: THE GREAT RACE TO DEADLY VEGAS TREASURE! New York Times Notable Book of the Year author Carole Nelson Douglas's cast of four human crime solvers must not only stop a massive Las Vegas conspiracy involving international terrorism, but solve a romantic triangle. In the long-awaited twenty-eighth and final Midnight Louie Alphabet mystery, the feline PI must don white tie and tails for the wedding of petite PR powerhouse amateur sleuth and Louie's faithful roommate, Temple Barr. Will ex-priest Matt Devine's inside track lose out to the return of that wily dark horse, magician Max Kinsella? The suspense is killing somebody. A Strip-wide resurgence of the long-vanquished Las Vegas mob could have Temple in search of an undertaker rather than a Justice of the Peace. Luckily, Midnight Louie and the Las Vegas Cat Pack are planning their finest moments to bring down the baddies. But no one can help Temple find which way her wayward heart must go.



JANET EVANOVICH calls Midnight Louie "the funniest, hairiest, hard-boiled detective on the planet." The Prime Suspect finds the series "everything you might want in a mystery: glitzy Las Vegas, real characters, suspense, a tough puzzle, and...on top of it all, a fine sense of humor and some illuminating social commentary."



"Las Vegas's feline detective extraordinary returns... Louie is an irresistible combination of Nathan Detroit and Sam Spade. Plenty of interest here for a lengthy, fun-filled series."--Mostly Murder



"If it's murder, it must be Midnight Louie time! Carole Nelson Douglas's cool dude feline detective pulls off some fancy footwork when he matches wits with a murderer...Written with stylish zest and irresistible panache, this clever tale operates on a multiplicity of levels."--Melinda Helfer, RT Book Reviews 41/2 stars
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Product details

  • Hardback | 314 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 22mm | 544g
  • English
  • 4 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1943175071
  • 9781943175079

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"Midnight Louie's contributions to the book are insightful, humorous, and imaginative... Along with all these wonderful offbeat characters, Douglas has an interesting plot, good story, and an intriguing mystery. If you are looking for something fun to read, this is the book for you."-Affaire de Coeur on Cat in an Alphabet Soup ..".just about everything you might want in a mystery: glitzy Las Vegas, real characters, suspense, a tough puzzle. On top of it all, it has a fine sense of humor and some illuminating social commentary."-The Prime Suspect on Cat in an Aqua Storm "Midnight Louie sniffs through plenty of plausible red herrings...before pointing a claw at the killer in this brisk tail that even mystery readers who don't love cats will relish." -Publishers Weekly on Cat on a Blue Monday ..".the best Louie adventure yet, full of intricate plotting and sharp characterization. And Louie? Nine lives wouldn't be nearly enough for this dude." -Publishers Weekly on Cat in a Crimson Haze "Feline PI Midnight Louie prowls the alleys of Las Vegas, solving crimes and romancing runaways like a furry Sam Spade. This time out, the always engaging Louie stalks a serial killer."-People magazine on Cat in an Indigo Mood Cat in a Yellow Spotlight "fun, frothy, and charming."-Publishers Weekly Cat in a Zebra Zoot Suit "Never fear, amateur detective Temple Barr is on the job, along with her feline roommate Midnight Louie, with an assist from his Vegas Cat Pack... Louie is as charming and debonair as always, and this reader, for one, wishes the alphabet had more letters! The savviest feline detective around, Midnight Louie shines, unequaled!" ―T. C. LoTempio, national bestselling author of the Nick and Nora mysteries
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