Marian Babson - To Catch A Cat
Год выхода: 2000
The last thing 11-year-old Robin wants to hear is that his mother and her new husband are extending their honeymoon indefinitely. Not that staying with his Aunt Mags is so bad, but there's her boyfriend to contend with, and the members of the school gang are insisting that he complete a dare before they let him join the group. They want Robin to kidnap Mrs. Nordling's prize-winning cat when no one is home. Getting into the Nordling's house is easy, and Robin manages to find the cat and put him...
HBM01 - Roller Rink Witchcraft
Год выхода: 2016
Roller Rink Witchcraft (Extended Edition) contains both volumes, details below. In the small town of Waresville, witches, goblins, and ghouls are money in the townspeople’s pockets. Without the magic stores on every corner and spooky tour bus ride, how would a place nicknamed “Wheresville” survive? But when Harper “Foxxy” Beck, owner of the Funky Wheel and all-around groovy witch, finds her murdered accountant plastered to her floor, the citizens are taught a valuable lesson about creatures that...
Cover-Up Story
Год выхода: 2012
Douglas Perkins of Perkins and Tate (Public Relations) Ltd believed that the business of a PRO was to put the client's best foot forward, and try to hide the other three cloven hooves. He even went on believing it when Black Bart and his Troupe of Hillbilly Singers were wished on the firm by their American associates, who had arranged for the Troupe to make a few appearances on English TV shows. The tangled personal relationships and professional jealousies within the Troupe soon gave Perkins a...
Marian Babson - The Diamond Cat
Год выхода: 1995
A lifetime of craving more cuddly companionship than her hectoring mother has led fortyish Bettina Bilby to board her neighbors' felines for a long holiday weekend: an expectant tabby, a pampered blue-eyed Balinese, a depressed ginger Persian with a cod-liver-oil addiction, and Adolf, an imperious mouser with a patchwork face. But a freak storm sets the pigeon among the cats—a carrier bird downed on the doorstep with a tiny load of large flawless diamonds. And Bettina's dilemma escalates, as...
Reel Murder
Год выхода: 1985
Written by Marian Babson. When two grand dames of Hollywood, silent film star Eve Sinclair ('she put the sin in Cinema') and ex-hoofer Trixie Dolan set out for London to attend a film retrospective held in Eve's honour, they fully expect to be the centre of attention. What they don't expect is that all the lovely attention will be generated not by an appreciation of their talents but by a series of grisly murders associated with the retrospective. Even less do they expect to find themselves...
Only the Cat Knows
Год выхода: 2007
Vanessa and her twin brother Vance are very close. So when someone pushes Vanessa down a flight of stairs and puts her into a coma, Vance wants revenge. He decides that masquerading as Vanessa will lead him to the villain. With her clothes, her makeup, and what he knows about his beloved sister, he pulls it off very well and is on the verge of learning what he needs to know. ..Until he discovers a serious threat that might destroy all his efforts. There is one pair of eyes he can’t pull the wool...
Who Do, Voodoo?
Год выхода: 2011
Clinical psychologist Liz Cooper doesn't believe in the supernatural. But when her best friend finds a tarot card tacked to her front door-and is then accused of murder-Liz will have to find a way to embrace the occult if she wants to outwit the real killer...
Canapés for the Kitties
The cat's out of the bag: dead bodies are piling up in Brimful Coffers, a picturesque English village. Among the deceased is Boswell, a pet white rat. His killers were caught: Had-I and But-Known, two mischievous felines belonging to Lorinda Lucas, mystery writer. Unfortunately, the other victims were all too human--and their killer remains at large... The danger in Brimful Coffers was unforeseen when several authors created an informal writers' colony in this lovely town outside of London. In...
Marian Babson - The Cat Next Door
Год выхода: 2002
Margot returns to her well-to-do family in England on the eve of her Aunt Chloe's murder trial—she is accused of fatally stabbing her twin sister with a kitchen knife in the garden. Nothing has been the same since Claudia's body was found: her 14-year-old daughter, Lynette, refuses to leave her bedroom, the paparazzi are relentless, and Tikki, the family's beloved Abyssinian, goes to stay with the neighbors. When another body, whom no one recognizes, shows up facedown in the pond while the...
Marian Babson - The Company of Cats
Год выхода: 1999
When millionaire Arthur Arbuthnot mistakes gossip maven Annabel Hinchby-Smythe for a decorator—and hires her to redecorate his apartment—the fiscally challenged Annabel can't refuse. When she sees Arbuthnot's tatty London flat, she knows anything will be an improvement. And any gossip she can dig up will be pure gold for the tabloids. But when Arthur is found dead, his frisky relatives begin to lick their chops. Arbuthnot's beloved tabby, Sally, was the only witness to the homicide—and the sole...
Drop Dead on Recall
Год выхода: 2012
When a top-ranked competitor keels over at a dog obedience trial, photographer Janet MacPhail is swept up in a maelstrom of suspicion, jealousy, cut-throat competition, death threats, pet-napping, and murder. She becomes a “person of interest” to the police, and apparently to major hunk Tom Saunders as well. As if murder and the threat of impending romance aren’t enough to drive her bonkers, Janet has to move her mother into a nursing home, and the old lady isn’t going quietly. Janet finds...
Cats on the Prowl (A Cat Detective cozy mystery series Book 1)
Год выхода: 2015
Willow, the fluffy white Persian cat, gets more than she bargained for when she comes to live at the Nelson Police Station. Nat, the big tabby tom cat, takes her under his wing and starts teaching her the art of the police cat. Before she knows what hit her, Willow finds herself caught up in a web of intrigue, murder, and adventure that will take her to her limit and beyond. With the help of Nat and a curious collection of mysterious alley cats, Willow is on her way to discovering a depth of...
Guardian Cats and the Lost Books of Alexandria
Год выхода: 2011
### "This book had the flavor of some of my favorite books.... Fahrenheit 451 and 1984, without the dystopian sadness. I was fascinated by the mythology of the cats back to the library of Alexandria. ...some of the same adventure, magic... battle between good and bad that I loved in the Harry Potter books." Karen, Amazon Reader Review "...the story also can be appreciated for its classic structure and homage to archetypes handed down through all the ages of story-telling. Here is the hero's...
Code Grey
Год выхода: 2015
***Did a down on his luck former student steal a priceless book? Grad student and cat lover Dulcie Schwartz thinks not - and she sets out to prove it*** It's spring break, and Dulcie Schwartz has stayed behind in almost-deserted Cambridge, Massachusetts to concentrate on her thesis. But when a former student turned vagrant, Jeremy Mumbles, is found injured, with a valuable missing book clutched in his arms, Dulcie can't seem to let it go. What was he doing with the book? And why has it turned up...
The Persian Always Meows Twice
Год выхода: 2017
*Cat lovers are thrilled to welcome an expert groomer to the picturesque town of Chadwick. But scratch below the surface, and unmasking a killer becomes a game of cat and mouse . . .* Professional cat grooming isn't all fluff--when the fur starts flying, Cassie McGlone, owner of Cassie's Comfy Cats, handles her feistiest four-legged clients with a caring touch *and* nerves of steel. While these qualities certainly help keep her business purring, they also come in handy when she makes a house...
Death Overdue
Carrie Singleton is just about done with Clover Ridge, Connecticut until she's offered a job as the head of programs and events at the spooky local library, complete with its own librarian ghost. Her first major event is a program presented by a retired homicide detective, Al Buckley, who claims he knows who murdered Laura Foster, a much-loved part-time library aide who was bludgeoned to death fifteen years earlier. As he invites members of the audience to share stories about Laura, he suddenly...
Yarn to Go
Год выхода: 2013
*Dessert chef Casey Feldstein doesn’t know a knitting needle from a crochet hook. But after her aunt dies unexpectedly, leaving Casey to run her yarn retreat business, the sweets baker finds herself rising to the occasion—and trying to unravel a murder mystery* When Casey finds out that her late aunt’s business, Yarn2Go, has one more yarn retreat scheduled, she decides to go ahead and host the event, despite her complete lack of experience as a knitter. At least the retreat is on the beautiful...
Survival of the Fritters
Год выхода: 2017
***Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut. But after murder claims a favorite customer, Emily can't rely on a sidekick to solve the crime --or stay alive.*** If Emily has learned anything from her past as a 911 operator, it's to stay calm during stressful situations. But that's a tall order when one of her regulars, Georgia Treetor, goes missing. Georgia never skips morning cappuccinos with...
A Pedigree to Die For
Год выхода: 1995
Серия: A melanie travis mystery (#1)
Melanie' Travis's life is going to the dogs. With school out for the summer, a stint as a camp counselor falling through, and her sometime boyfriend dumping her for a Las Vegas chorus girl, the thirty-something Connecticut teacher and single mother figures that things can't get any worse. She figures wrong... Everyone knew that Melanie's Uncle Max had a weak heart. When Aunt Peg finds him dead on the cold floor of their championship kennel, surrounded by eleven whining, prize-winning Standard...
CLM01 - Escape Claws
Год выхода: 2017
Серия: Cat lady mystery (#1)
**Here, killer, killer, killer . . .** **** For the first time in sixteen years, Lara Caphart has returned to her hometown of Whisker Jog, New Hampshire. She wants to reconnect with her estranged Aunt Fran, who's having some difficulty looking after herself --and her eleven cats. Taking care of a clowder of kitties is easy, but keeping Fran from being harassed by local bully Theo Barnes is hard. The wealthy builder has his sights set on Fran's property, and is determined to make her an offer she...
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Эта книга - задокументированная автобиография Кэти О'Брайен**, жертвы правительственной программы контроля над сознанием МК-УЛЬТРА, в частности, ее подпрограммы «Проект "Монарх"», проводимой Центральным Разведывательным Управлением. Книга Кэти О'Брайен - единственное свидетельство такого рода, получившее огласку. В штаб-квартире ЦРУ в Лэнгли, Вирджиния, на белом камне высечена цитата из Священного Писания и трудов Святого Иоанна: «И истина сделает вас свободными». Это утверждение, как признает...
Bantam of the Opera
Год выхода: 1993
Серия: Bed and breakfast (#5)
Bed-and-breakfast hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn isn't exactly bellowing "Bravo!" over the news that obnoxious opera star Mario Pacetti and his entourage are coming to stay at the Hillside Manor. The world-class tenor is a renowned pain-in-the-neck—a bloated buffoon who could easily eat her out of house and home. So when the puffed-up, would-be Pavarotti inadvertently drinks poison and falls down dead on his tosca, accusing eyes turn to Judith and her amateur sleuthing partner, cousin Renie. Now...
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Жизнь Ноя пошла под откос еще до того, как из-за вспышки неизвестного вируса человечество оказалось на пороге исчезновения. Неожиданная встреча с давно потерянной сестрой заставляет героя столкнуться лицом к лицу с призраками прошлого и последствиями тяжелой зависимости. Путешествуя по вымершим дорогам когда-то цветущего мира, Ной пытается отыскать утраченную возлюбленную, попутно стараясь защититься от оживших мертвецов, пирующих на останках цивилизации маньяков и игр затуманенного разума...
Во всеоружии (Overgeared) Книга 32
Год выхода: 2020
Серия: Во всеоружии (#32)
Корейская VR-MMORPG лайт-новелла, повествующая о приключениях невезучего, но очень настойчивого кузнеца. Книга 32. В основе данной новеллы лежит VR-игра под названием "Satisfy", разработанная группой ведущих мировых учёных. Главный герой, поначалу робкий и порядком эгоистичный человек, заботится лишь о деньгах и страдает от переизбытка зависти к своим более успешным коллегам. Однако со временем его характер меняется. Источники https://tl.rulate.ru/book/10111. https://ranobehub.org/ranobe/345....