Synopses & Reviews
Jim Qwilleran is enjoying his stay at the Nutcracker Inn in Black Creek. His two Siamese, Koko and Yum Yum, don’t seem quite as pleased with the accommodations …though Koko does enjoy keeping a keen eye on the squirrels and other local wildlife. Then, while Koko’s eagerly watching some jumping trout, he spots something else: a body, floating downstream. When it’s revealed that the victim was a guest at the inn—and had nuggets of gold hidden in his shoes—Qwill dives into the case. And if he and the cats don’t solve it soon, they’re going to be up the creek without a paddle…
"As enjoyable as the past twenty-three." —Los Angeles Times
While Jim Qwilleran enjoys his stay at the Nutcracker Inn in Black Creek, Koko and Yum Yum aren't so thrilled. As Koko watches some jumping trout through their window, he spots a body floating downstream. When it's discovered the victim was a guest at the inn and had gold nuggets in his shoes, Qwill and his cats dive into the case.
Qwill and the cats-Koko and Yum Yum-are at the Nutcracker Inn in Black Creek when a drowned guest puts a damper on their stay. And if they don't solve the murder soon, they're going to be up the creek without a paddle...