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Cat Among the Pumpkins is catnip for mystery lovers
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Cat Among the Pumpkins A Hettie Bagshot Mystery
by Mandy Morton St. Martin's Press Minotaur Books
Mystery & Thrillers Pub Date 10 Oct 2017
Imagine a world populated by cats, cats who talk, have shops and even solve mysteries. The world of Mandy Morton’s No. 2 Feline Detective Agency is charmingly feline centric. This unique series focuses on Hettie and Tilly, two tabbies who operate a detective agency. When Teezle the post-cat brings news of the death of Mavis Spitforce, Hettie and Tilly realize it is time for action. Mavis was murdered and the only lead is the story of Milky Myers, a young man who is believed to have brutally murdered his entire family many years before. With less than a paw’s worth to go on and a large number of suspects, Hettie and Tilly have their work cut out for them.
Mandy Morton’s series is definitely one of a kind. It is written for adults, but is easily enjoyable by mystery lovers and cat lovers of all ages. As long as you are willing to suspend your disbelief and let yourself go with the flow, you will have fun reading this charming light mystery.
4 / 5
I received a copy of Cat Among the Pumpkins from the publisher and Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.
Cat lovers, rejoice! The second installment in Mandy Morton's cat-driven series has arrived with Cat Among the Pumpkins, where crime-solving is in the capable paws of felines. And these cats haven't been declawed.
As All Hallows’ Eve approaches, Hettie Bagshot of The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency has more than just a ghost and warlock tart on her plate. Along with her faithful sidekick, Tilly, the tabby duo set out to investigate an old crime and a spate of new murders.
Why is Mavis Spitforce dressed as a pumpkin? Can Irene Peggledrip really talk to cats from the spirit world? Did Milky Myers murder his family on Halloween, longer ago than anyone can remember? All questions the pair must answer before the case can be solved. As the November fog closes in, where will the killer strike next—and will there be enough catnip to go around?