The Purrfect Murder
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The Purrfect Murder

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It's autumn in cozy, idyllic Crozet, Virginia--a time for golden days, crisp nights...and murder. Mrs. Carla Paulson is one of the diamond-encrusted "come-here" set who has descended on Crozet with plenty of wealth and no feeling for country ways. She's determined to make her new house the envy of all her well-heeled friends--and enemies --and she's hired architect Tazio Chappers to build it. From the start, the project--and Mrs. Paulson--are a major headache for all involved. But no one could foresee that it would end with Mrs. Paulson stabbed to death at a gala fund-raiser with Harry's friend Tazio standing over her, holding the knife. Now Harry must solve what seems to everyone else an open-and-shut case. Her four-legged partners --sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter and corgi Tee Tucker--see it Harry's way. But will they have to choose between catching the purrfect killer and saving Harry?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 341 pages
  • 106 x 174 x 28mm | 181.44g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white line drawings
  • 0553586831
  • 9780553586831
  • 270,835

About Rita Mae Brown

Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of the Sneaky Pie Brown series; the Sister Jane series; the Runnymede books, including Six of One and Cakewalk; A Nose for Justice and Murder Unleashed; Rubyfruit Jungle; and In Her Day, as well as several other novels. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, Brown lives in Afton, Virginia.show more

Review quote

"While the humans philosphize over the big issues, the pets steal the limelight."--Kirkus Reviews "Well-paced ... unpredictable."--Publishers Weekly "Rita Mae Brown has never shied away from addressing the topical--or letting the serious overwhelm the funny.... Brown provides a perfect diversion for a cold night, complete with a cat or a dog on your lap."--Richmond Times-Dispatch From the Hardcover edition.show more

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"While the humans philosphize over the big issues, the pets steal the limelight."- Kirkus Reviews"Well-paced ... unpredictable."- Publishers Weekly"Rita Mae Brown has never shied away from addressing the topical-or letting the serious overwhelm the funny.... Brown provides a perfect diversion for a cold night, complete with a cat or a dog on your lap."- Richmond Times-DispatchFrom the Hardcover edition.show more

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1,746 ratings
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3 32% (551)
2 5% (96)
1 1% (24)
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