Marian Babson - Nine Lives to Murder
Год выхода: 1994
Someone is trying to kill leading British Shakespearean actor, husband, father, ladies man, and soon-to-be Knight of the Realm Winstanley Fortescue. The actor, rehearsing his starring role in the forthcoming play *Serpent in the Heather* , is conked on the head backstage. He falls off a ladder and lands on the resident Pest Control Officer, Montmorency D. Mousa (otherwise known as Monty), the company cat. When Fortescue comes to, he finds to his horror that he has been switched into Monty's...
Cat Sleuth (A Pattie Lansbury Cat Cozy Mystery Series Book 1)
Год выхода: 2014
There’s been a murder in the quiet village of Little Hamilton. Patricia Lansbury runs her “Feline Retirement Home” there for abandoned cats, where she expected to have a quiet retirement. Unfortunately for Pattie, events have drawn her into the police investigation, and find herself entangled in the biggest mystery Little Hamilton has ever seen. With the unexpected help of her cats, Pattie must work with the police to uncover the truth about the murder. But when all she wants is a quiet cup of...
Purr M for Murder
Sydney McCall left behind an ex-fiance and a New York advertising job to return home to Deer Park, North Carolina and help her sister, Kat, run the local animal shelter, Friendly Paws. Determined to save the shelter from financial trouble, Sydney and Kat organize a cat cafe fundraising event at a local coffee shop. Things are looking up until their landlord, Trowbridge Littleton, threatens to shut down the event. When Sydney drops by his art gallery to make peace, she finds Kat--along with...
Dishing Up Death, Gourmet Pet Chef Mystery Series, Book 1
Kitty Karlyle is a pretty, young gourmet pet chef. But she does not prepare meals for the rich and famous. Oh, no, Kitty prepares meals for the pampered pets of the rich and famous. Kitty lives in L.A. Where else? A graduate of a top culinary arts school, Kitty's passion for food and pets has led her to create her own business catering to the elite and demanding clientele of the City of Angels and Angles. Business is off to a slow but successful start when one of her clients' owners, fading rock...
Beaglemania
Год выхода: 2011
### From Publishers Weekly Animals play a passive role in Johnston's less than engaging first in a new series featuring Lauren Vancouver, who runs HotRescues, a private no-kill animal shelter in Granada Hills, Calif. After raiding a puppy mill, Lauren is certain that Efram Kiley, an animal care apprentice who'd abused his own dog and was working for her as part of a legal agreement, tossed beagle puppies down a drainpipe. When Efram is later found stabbed to death at Lauren's shelter, she...
Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow
The Monroe house is going mad with excitement. Pete has just won a contest, and the prize is a school visit from none other than M. T. Graves, Pete's idol and the bestselling author of the FleshCrawlers series. He's even going to stay with the Monroes while he's visiting! Harold and Howie are thrilled, but Chester the cat is suspicious. Why does Graves dress all in black? Why doesn't the beady-eyed crow perched on his shoulder say anything? Why has a threatening flock of crows invaded the...
Here Today, Gone Tamale
Год выхода: 2015
**In this all-new culinary cozy mystery series, reporter turned Tex-Mex waitress Josie Callahan is about to go from serving queso to solving cases...** After losing her newspaper job in Austin and having her former fianc e unfriend her on Facebook, Josie Callahan scoops up her Chihuahua, Lenny, and slinks back to Broken Boot, Texas. Maybe working as head waitress at Milagro--her aunt and uncle's Tex-Mex restaurant--isn't exactly living the dream, but it is a fresh start. And business is booming...
Yappy Hour
With side-splitting humor, an irresistable cast of characters--both human and canine--and an intimate small town setting, *Yappy Hour* is sure to delight fans of Rita Mae Brown and Diane Kelly. Every Friday night in the idyllic seaside town of Pacific Cove, CA, the Roundup Crew, a group of dog-loving friends, meet at a neighborhood wine bar for Yappy Hour. When Rachel, the owner, mysteriously leaves town and asks her sister, Maggie (who is neither pet friendly nor business savvy), to run the bar...
Murder at the Courthouse
Год выхода: 2015
After a few years as a police officer in Chicago, Michael Keane has no trouble relaxing into the far less stressful job of deputy sheriff in his small hometown. After all, nothing ever happens in Hidden Springs, Kentucky. Nothing, that is, until a dead body is discovered on the courthouse steps. Everyone in town is a little uneasy. Still, no one is terribly worried—after all the man was a stranger—until one of their own is murdered right on Main Street. As Michael works to solve the case it...
Превосходство
Год выхода: 2019
Большинство из нас - обычные люди, которые живут своей размеренной жизнью и уверены в завтрашнем дне. Но представь, что в какой-то момент твоя реальность по чьей-то воле беспричинно меняется в совершенно иную, непонятную и неизвестную доселе. Паника? Страх? Придется пытаться выжить, ведь иначе никак. А что, если это та реальность, где можно все и даже немножечко больше? Борьба за выживание станет намного интереснее. А если понравится? Главное, не забудь выжить, дойти до конца и найти...
Хроники локаций
Год выхода: 2019
Ваши глаза медленно застилает тьма, лишая надежды на будущее. Один случайный удар и по вашей вине погибает человек. Мир вокруг кажется настолько скучным, что хочется выть и рвать волосы.Тогда добро пожаловать в Локации. Аномальные зоны, наполненные уникальными технологиями, чудовищами, ловушками и невообразимыми наградами. Каждый волен выбрать удобный для себя класс и отправиться в удивительное приключение, сражаясь плечом к плечу с друзьями. Ах, да, забыли упомянуть, из Локаций возвращается...
Playing with Poison
Год выхода: 2012
Серия: Cue ball (#1)
**Playing With Poison was a Quarter Finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award! Murder meets menopause. Take a guess which wins. ** **PRAISE for Playing With Poison** "I just love Jessie Hewitt. She is the bomb." Melina Mason, *Melina's Book Blog* "This was one of my favorite submissions so far. I loved the main character, Jessie Hewitt, a middle aged romance writer (ex-pool hustler) having the time of her life." *Amazon contest review* "These characters are a hoot!! A lighthearted cozy...
Bunnicula
This book is written by Harold. His fulltime occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. Monroe and their sons Toby and Pete. Also sharing the home are a cat named Chester and a rabbit named Bunnicula. It is because of Bunnicula that Harold turned to writing. Someone had to tell the full story of what happened in the Monroe household after the rabbit arrived. Was Bunnicula really a vampire? Only Bunnicula knows for sure. But the story of Chester's suspicions and their consequences makes...
How to Wash a Cat
Год выхода: 2010
Серия: Cats and curios (#1)
"San Francisco has always been a beacon for second, third, and fourth-chancers." That's what my Uncle Oscar used to say. "There's nothing here to hold you back. You can do - or become - whatever or whoever you want." Oscar owned a small antique shop called the Green Vase, here, in San Francisco. His specialty was Gold Rush history. He'd acquired an extensive collection of artifacts from that time period, mostly due to his network of contacts in the construction industry. You see, after the...
Я у мамы инжинер
Поступила информация, в ходе проверки которой было установлено, что некой силой, которую мы, для краткости, назовем Трикстерами, в Москве, через сеть розничной торговли населению было продана дюжина предметов, каждый из которых является артефактом, значительно превосходящим наши технические возможности. Полный список предметов и их назначение нами устанавливаются. На данном этапе известны свойства четырех предметов. Их функции, в общих чертах, совпадают с названием: Это ╦Самолет▌, ╦Летающая...
Death on the Range: Target Practice Mysteries 1
Год выхода: 2015
Death on the Range When opportunity nocks… When a competitive archer is murdered at the training facility where Di has just started working, she's thrust into the middle of an unofficial investigation before she can even settle into her new life. With her roommate Mary and a Great Dane named Moo, she begins to unravel the mystery around the death of the victim, but can they solve the case before they find themselves in the killer's sights? A wholesome cozy murder for every sleuth in the family...
A Borrowing of Bones
Год выхода: 2018
The first in a gripping new series by Paula Munier, *A Borrowing of Bones* is full of complex twists, introducing a wonderful new voice for mystery readers and dog lovers. *Grief and guilt are the ghosts that haunt you when you survive what others do not....* After their last deployment, when she got shot, her fiancé Martinez got killed and his bomb-sniffing dog Elvis got depressed, soldier Mercy Carr and Elvis were both sent home, her late lover's last words ringing in her ears: "Take care of...
Одиссея
Год выхода: 2018
Личность легендарного древнегреческого поэта Гомера до сих пор остается загадкой, но именно он считается автором величайших памятников мировой литературы – «Илиады» и «Одиссеи», – со славой прошедших испытание временем. Его поэмы оказали огромное воздействие на мировую литературу, обогатили поэзию каноническим размером – гекзаметром, дали пищу историкам быта и нравов той эпохи. «Одиссея» содержит повествование о приключениях мифического героя по имени Одиссей во время его возвращения на родину...
OCGM01 - A Twist in the Tail
Год выхода: 2019
‘Talk about inconvenient. Not only did I have a dilapidated mansion and no money to repair it, two uppity cats and some cranky guests waiting for breakfast, there was also a dead body in the stairwell.’ **Josie Waters is the enthusiastic new owner of the Oyster Cove Guesthouse** – a ramshackle Victorian mansion high on a hill above the breezy seaside town of Oyster Cove, Maine. Josie has a history in Oyster Cove, but she’s not going to let anyone – from her crazy friend Millie to her old flame...
Ausgefressen
Год выхода: 2012
Gestatten? Mein Name ist Ray. Seit ich denken kann, will ich Privatdetektiv werden. Im Grunde, das wird jedem einleuchten, gibt es keinen Job, für den ein Erdmännchen besser geeignet ist. Überwachen und Observieren gehören quasi zu unserer genetischen Grundausstattung. Gleiches gilt für Spuren lesen und Herumschnüffeln. Ich bin der geborene Schnüffler. Nur dass meine Fähigkeiten hier im Zoo völlig verkannt werden. Besser gesagt: wurden. Denn heute ist Phil aufgetaucht. Und so, wie es aussieht,...
The Counterfeiter-Catching Cat: A Beatrice Young Cozy Cat Mystery (Beatrice Young Cozy Cat Mysteries Book 1)
Год выхода: 2015
Ashbrook, New Hampshire. Beatrice Young and her two cats are hot on a local counterfeiting case. With the help of her ex-husband, Matthew, and the sheriff, Beatrice and her two crime-solving cats fight to solve the mystery of who's producing the bills.
The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man
*"The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man* **introduces my favorite kind of flawed cynical protagonist in Ruddy McCann, former football star, now Repo Man in a small town full of memorable weirdos. It's suspenseful, action-packed, romantic, and above all, truly funny. I loved it." --Nelson DeMille, *New York Times* bestselling author** **** **** Ruddy McCann, former college football star, has experienced a seismic drop in popularity; he is now Kalkaska, Michigan's full-time repo man and part-time bar...
Наедине с собой
Современники называли Марка Аврелия праведником на троне, равного которому еще не было. Император был преисполнен глубочайшей любви к людям, смирения, доброты и великодушия. Несмотря на то что ему приходилось быть всегда на виду, вести государственные дела, участвовать в военных походах, он часто искал уединения, находя его внутри себя. Так родилась книга размышлений «Наедине с собой», которую он писал всю жизнь. Это история его души: рассуждения, отдельные мысли, советы потомкам. Попытка...
Природа политики
Ученик Платона и учитель Александра Македонского, Аристотель отличался от других философов своей универсальностью – сферой его интересов была не только философия, но также физика, математика, химия, биология и социология. Идеи, высказанные им две с половиной тысячи лет назад, не утратили своей актуальности и сегодня. Чтобы в этом убедиться, достаточно открыть любую из его книг. Свой трактат «Политика» Аристотель посвятил созданию идеального государства. В нем он спорит с Платоном, считая, что...