Out of Circulation

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Berkley Prime Crime, 2013 - Fiction - 289 pages
112 Reviews
Everyone in Athena, Mississippi, knows Charlie Harris, the librarian with a rescued Maine coon cat named Diesel. He's returned to his hometown to immerse himself in books, but when a feud erupts between the town's richest ladies, the writing on the wall spells murder.

The Ducote sisters are in a tiff with Vera Cassity over the location of this year's library fundraising gala, and Charlie would rather curl up in a corner than get into the fray. It seems everyone--even his housekeeper Azalea--has it in for Vera. And at the gala, she gives them good reason, with a public display of rancor aimed at anyone who gets in her way.

But those bitter words wind up being her last. When Charlie discovers Azalea standing over Vera's dead body, it's up to him--with a little help from Diesel--to clear Azalea's name, and catch a killer before his last chapter is finished.

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Review: Out of Circulation (Cat in the Stacks #4)

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Another fun romp! I do love cozy mysteries and this is one of the best cat ones available! It's a lot of fun seeing old characters in different lights, and new characters too. The writing is a little ... Read full review

Review: Out of Circulation (Cat in the Stacks #4)

User Review  - Anne (Booklady) Molinarolo - Goodreads

Oh my! Charlie is cringing in his own living room while the Ducote sisters and Vera Cassity are verbily battling over where the upcoming Friends of the Library Gala is to held. Seeing and hearing the ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Miranda James is a pseudonym for Dean James, the Agatha Award-winning author of several works of mystery nonfiction as well as four mystery series including the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series.

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