By Lilian Jackson Braun
The twenty-fifth novel within the liked Cat Who series.
Jim Qwilleran lives in Pickax, a small city four hundred miles north of all over the place, and writes for a small newspaper. He stands tall and instantly. He dates a librarian. His roommates are deserted cats that he followed alongside the best way, one in all them really awesome. Qwilleran has a mystery that he stocks with out one—or rarely a person. His male cat, Koko, has an uncanny instinct which may inform correct from improper and often sniffs out the evildoer...
Retiring in Pickax, actress Thelma Thackeray has determined to begin a movie membership and arrange a fundraiser revue, starring Koko the cat. yet Thelma's celebrated arrival takes an uncongenial flip while the unusual situations of her dual brother's fresh dying appear suspicious to Jim Qwilleran. Qwill wishes a supporting paw thus. yet will Koko deign to take time from his degree debut?
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A shame! Nice folks, the Hawleys. ” Thornton knew everyone in the county, past and present. They talked about the Sesquicentennial and the Haggis Monument Works, purveyor of gravestones for a century and a half. ” “You should write a book,” Qwilleran suggested. “I’m sure the K Fund would publish it. ” “Do you think the restored opera house has anything to do with the Sesquicentennial, Qwill? ” If so, Qwilleran thought, and if it was Hixie’s idea, something dire will happen! ” Bob the Barber did business in a curious old build- 50 Lilian Jackson Braun ing on Main Street.
It will be good to have in the obit file. ” “So are we all—except you, Junior. ” 34 Lilian Jackson Braun “I was hoping for the world’s largest emporium of used books. ” Junior said, “It’s got to be an operation that requires a lot of parking space. ” “The plot thickens,” Qwilleran said. “Shall we have dessert? ” “Absolutely! It sharpens their intellect. ” “Let’s not overdo it,” Junior warned. ” “Not a bad idea! ” When the pie was served, they fell into a blissful silence for a while until Junior asked, “What are you reading to the cats now?
Polly disliked her flip manner and such gaucheries as kicking off her shoes when offered a second drink. ” So Qwilleran told her only that the pleasant people on Pleasant Street wanted to borrow the barn for a reception welcoming Thelma. “It’ll be a week from Sunday. ” she said. “Am I invited? ” “I have just the thing! The piano pieces of Sibelius. ” Then he told her he was thinking of removing the books over the fireplace and replacing them with artwork. She approved. “I’ve always thought that was a risky place for book bindings.