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Murder Past Due - Miranda James
Murder Past Due
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There's a cat in the stacks... ...and he makes the purr-fect partner for a librarian-turned-sleuth. Everyone in Athena, Mississippi, knows librarian Charlie Harris-and his Maine coon cat named Diesel that he walks on a leash. They also know his former classmate-turned-famous bestselling... show more
There's a cat in the stacks... ...and he makes the purr-fect partner for a librarian-turned-sleuth. Everyone in Athena, Mississippi, knows librarian Charlie Harris-and his Maine coon cat named Diesel that he walks on a leash. They also know his former classmate-turned-famous bestselling novelist, Godfrey Priest. But someone in Athena took Godfrey off the bestseller lists- permanently, and with extreme prejudice. Now, Charlie and Diesel must browse through the history section of the town's past to find a killer.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425236031 (042523603X)
Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
Series: Cat in the Stacks Mystery (#1)
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Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 Murder Past Due by Miranda James
Series: Cat in the Stacks #1 A well-known author of crime thrillers is murdered in his hometown and Charlie Harris, a librarian with a Maine coon cat called Diesel, feels compelled to help the cops investigate. The murder mystery aspect was okay although definitely still finding its sea legs, but ...
FictionZeal
FictionZeal rated it
3.5 from FictionZeal.com re: Murder Past Due (Cat in the Stacks) by Miranda James
Diesel is the name of Charlie’s Maine Coon Cat. They are larger than your average variety. Charlie Harris, the librarian of the Archive Department of Athena’s library, narrates, “Strangers sometimes stopped us on the street to ask if he was a weird-looking dog—and I’d swear Diesel looked offended ...
Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it
3.0
This is the first book I have read by this author. It is a slightly different cozy, since the protagonist is a man. I enjoyed the writing and the story, but I did find the cat irritating after a while. The author told us over and over again the same things about the cat. I will read some more in...
karenf
karenf rated it
I really enjoyed this little cozy. It was unusual in that it has an older male protagonist. I say "older" I think Charlie has about 5 years on me but he does come across as a bit of an old fashioned gentleman. And I mean that as a compliment. He's a caring father and a concerned friend. Diesel ...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it
I tried. I was only 11 pages in when I realized I really didn't like the protagonist, Charlie. He comes across as a fussy old coot. When his college freshman border leaves the kitchen a mess, he takes that and a few days of moodiness to assume that something is wrong and that the kid may have tur...
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