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ᥔ New The Cat Who Smelled a Rat to read ᦪ Book Author Lilian Jackson Braun ᧓

ᥔ New The Cat Who Smelled a Rat to read ᦪ Book Author Lilian Jackson Braun ᧓ ᥔ New The Cat Who Smelled a Rat to read ᦪ Book Author Lilian Jackson Braun ᧓ Moose County journalist and philanthropist James Qwilleran, better known to fans of Lilian Jackson Braun s evergreen series of feline inspired thrillers as the owner of a couple of remarkably prescient Siamese cats named Koko and Yum Yum, is comfortably ensconced in his winter residence in Pickax at the beginning of The Cat Who Smelled a Rat But he and the other citizens start hoping for snow when a series of arson fires threaten their safety as well as the historically significant shafthouses that sit atop the long closed mine sites scattered throughout the county Qwilleran and his pets take quite a while to connect the fires with the death of a local builder in a seemingly unrelated accident But his leisurely jaunt to the conclusion of this lightly plotted adventure leaves plenty of room for the author to do what she does best, which is sketching the picaresque characters who people Pickax and dwelling on the small town charms of a place where everybody knows everything about everybody The cats are quicker to solve a crime than the local constabulary Only Koko could find the clues hidden in an antique pitcher and an old fashioned glove box, and only a cat lover could consider this a mystery or even a romance There s no suspense, very little drama, hardly any blood, and not even a hint of sex between Qwilleran and his lady But Braun s fans are legion, so we know she must be doing something right Jane AdamsThe 23rd entry in Braun s Cat Who series The Cat Who Robbed a Bank The Cat Who Saw Stars etc testifies to the amazing popularity of mysteries featuring cats Once again philanthropist journalist Jim Qwilleran, columnist for the Something, the local newspaper of Pickax City in Moose County, turns for crime solving help to his insightful and sensitive Siamese sleuths, Koko and Yum Yum It s late October and the residents of Pickax are praying for the Big One, the annual blizzard that ushers in the long winter This year it is much needed since the extreme drought conditions have made the area a virtual tinderbox After several fires break out, volunteers form the Citizens Fire Watch to protect the historic shafthouses, all that remain of the county s once prosperous mines Anxiety increases as fires occur and a volunteer is shot dead at one of the shafthouses When the president of the local curling club dies from a fall, Qwilleran, with a twitch of his moustache and an ear splitting shriek from Koko, joins his feline assistants to find the rat responsible before snow flies Regular fans will enjoy being back with old friends and will be intrigued by the eccentric new additions to Pickax The complexities of small town life and the feline antics portrayed with Braun s apt wit and humor combine with a puzzling mystery to make for a most welcome addition to the series Feb 5 Forecast With a solid bestseller track record for this series, this entry is sure to claw its way up the lists British rights have been sold to Headline Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc. The Cat Who Could Read Backwards history of Lilian Jackson Braun is perhaps as exciting and mysterious her novels Between , she published three to critical acclaim Backwards, Ate Danish Modern, Turned On Off In the New York Times labeled Braun, new detective year Then, for reasons unknown, rising mystery author The Wikipedia a series twenty nine related collections by G P Putnam s Sons, featuring reporter named Jim Qwilleran his Siamese cats, Kao K o Kung Koko short Yum YumThe first was written in with two following fourth appeared eighteen years later, after which at least one Braun common surname, originating from German word color brownThe name nd most family GermanyMany emigrants United States also changed their Brown see surname German, pronounced except r equal English brownIn English, it often brawn, Carol Mosely installment popular features unusual team award winning Koko, brilliant cat, who penetrate Die kat die online de boeken van Braun algemene beschrijving serie overzicht titels per boek verkrijgbaarheid over deze site Laatst verschenen De snorharen had auteur gerelateerde uitgaven Linda Evans House Pictures CelebrityHousePictures Celebrity Homes CA Linda Pics an actress Shown right house Beverly Hills, USA Here on CelebrityHousePictures you can view top celebrity homes The Cat Who Smelled a Rat

 

    • The Cat Who Smelled a Rat
    • 4.5
    • 861
    • Format Kindle
    • 228 pages
    • Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Anglais
    • 10 July 2017

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