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Titre : Sour Puss
Éditeur : New York: Bantam
Date d'édition : 2006
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : As New
Etat de la jaquette : As New
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : First Edition, First Printing.
Signed by the author with her Sneaky Pie stamp on the title page, not on a tipped-in sheet or bookplate. No inscriptions, personalizations, or remainder marks. N° de réf. du libraire 3880
Synopsis : In this latest whodunit, Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner-in-crime-detection, Sneaky Pie Brown, return to the scene of their bestselling crimes?picturesque Crozet, Virginia. Love is in the air as spring comes to the small town, but no sooner has Mary Minor ?Harry? Haristeen remarried than she is rudely interrupted?by murder. And no sooner does the trouble start than curious cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, along with corgi Tee Tucker, sink their claws into the case.?
After an unexpected rekindling of their romance, Harry and her veterinarian ex-husband, Fair Haristeen, have happily remarried. But the excitement of their nuptials is quickly overshadowed by the murder of Professor Vincent Forland, a world-famous grape and fungal expert who was in town visiting the local vineyards.
Within days of giving a lecture on how distilled fungus and cattle diseases are the current basis of chemical warfare, Forland?s decapitated body is discovered. After their initial fright, the residents of Crozet believe that this was a political murder and settle back into their routines?until a local is also found dead, killed in the same gruesome manner as Professor Forland. Now residents can?t help wondering, is this really the work of an
outsider?or one of their own?
No longer working in the post office, Harry had just planted a quarter acre of grapes, which fuels her natural curiosity over just what the two murder victims knew and had in common. Once the warmth of spring arrives, the grapevines blossom and Harry?s furry entourage discovers the first critical clue. But how can they show the humans what they?ve learned? And how can they?or anyone?stop the killing?
A propos de l'auteur:
Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of several books. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, she lives in Afton, Virginia.
Sneaky Pie Brown, a tiger cat born somewhere in Albemarle County, Virginia, was discovered by Rita Mae Brown at her local SPCA. They have collaborated on fourteen previous Mrs. Murphy mysteries: Sour Puss; Wish You Were Here; Rest in Pieces; Murder at Monticello; Pay Dirt; Murder, She Meowed; Murder on the Prowl; Cat on the Scent; Pawing Through the Past; Claws and Effect; Catch as Cat Can; The Tail of the Tip-Off; Whisker of Evil; and Cat?s Eyewitness, in addition to Sneaky Pie?s Cookbook for Mystery Lovers.
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