Purrder She Wrote: A Cat Cafe Mystery

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St. Martin's Publishing Group, Jul 31, 2018 - Fiction - 320 pages

Purrder She Wrote is second in the pawsitively charming new feline mystery series from Cate Conte set off the New England coast, where curiosity leads to some killer small-town secrets....

It’s the grand opening of Daybreak Island’s cat café, where customers can get cozy with an assortment of friendly felines—and maybe even take one or a few home. Co-owner Maddie James is purring with excitement over her new warm-and-fuzzy venture. . .until she becomes entangled in a petty drama between one of her volunteers, an ardent animal-rights activist, and a wealthy woman who insists on adopting a calico kitty—right this instant. The catfight that ensues is bad enough for business. But when the snubbed socialite is found dead with a tell-tale catnip toy on the scene, suspicion lands squarely on Maddie’s staffer. Now, with her reputation and her career prospects on the line (to say nothing of her budding romance with a handsome pet groomer) Maddie must do whatever it takes to solve the crime—before her nine lives are up.

 

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This is the 2nd novel in the Cat Cafe Mystery Series. From previous cozy mystery series reading, I have found that many cozy mysteries can be read as a stand-alone. This novel is not an exception but ... Read full review

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Maddie’s cat cafe’s grand opening was a great sucesss, if you don’t count the yelling match and cat fight between a cat-rescuer volunteer and wealthy and pushy socialite who wants to adopt a cat ... Read full review

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Cate Conte serves on the Sisters in Crime New England board and is a member of Sister in Crime National, Mystery writers of America, and the Cat Writers' Association. She currently lives in Connecticut with her cats and dog. Cate is the author of the Cat Cafe Mystery series.

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