Synopses & Reviews
Carole Nelson Douglas, award-winning author of the acclaimed Good Night, Mr. Holmes
, captivated a host of new readers with Catnap
, the first novel in an irresistible new mystery series featuring Midnight Louie -- a jet-black tomcat with an appetite for mystery and an attitude right out of Damon Runyon -- and his red-haired human companion Temple Barr, a publicist in the glittering Las Vegas media scene. Pussyfoot
, the sequel to Catnap
, was an even bigger success, and mystery fans have been eagerly awaiting the next volume in the series.
Cat on a Blue Monday is well worth the wait. Someone is stalking prize-winning purebreds at the annual Las Vegas Cat Show, and Midnight Louie is off on the prowl again. As Louie, aided by a telepathic Birman cat named Karma, follows the scent of the killer, Temple is delving into the past of Matt Devine, the handsome young hotline counselor who's captured her heart. Soon Louie and Temple find themselves up to their tails in blackmail, extortion, and cold-blooded murder. Fans of foul play, feisty female detectives, and feline forensics are sure to find Cat on a Blue Monday just their saucer of milk.
"Carole Nelson Douglas has taken anthropomorphism to elegant heights...Cat on a Blue Monday
is a brisk tail that even mystery readers who don't love cats will relish."--Publishers Weekly
"Midnight Louie is an irresistible combination of Nathan Detriot and Sam Spade."--Mostly Murder
"Cat on a Blue Monday has a finale that'll run you within a whisker of your ninth live."--Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Carole Nelson Douglas
is the author of the bestselling Midnight Louie series. She is also the author of the historical mystery series featuring Irene Adler, the only woman ever to have outwitted Sherlock Holmes. She resides in Fort Worth, Texas.