A “suspenseful” mystery starring two publicists—and a whole lot of cats—from the Agatha Award–winning author of Cover-Up Story (Publishers Weekly).
British public relations firm Perkins & Tate are used to dealing with show business—but this time, the celebrities are cats. The company’s been hired to publicize a major event for cat fanciers, but even if the felines in attendance are dignified, elegant, and well trained, the same doesn’t always hold true for the humans . . .
After a valuable cat statue disappears—and the exhibit’s much-disliked organizer is found dead in a cage with two Sumatran tigers—Douglas Perkins and Gerry Tate must sniff out a two-legged beast.
“The appearance of this second-in-a-series from England will gladden Babson’s numerous aficionados in America. . . . Suspenseful action . . . While many convincingly real cats compete for the reader’s affections, even Doug, expressing indifference to feline charms, falls helplessly in love with a wistful kitten.” —Publishers Weekly
“For the marvels of metamorphosis, stick to Kafka. For the joy of cats, consider Ms. Babson.” —The New York Times Book Review on Nine Lives to Murder
While publicizing a cat show, Doug Perkins investigates the theft of a famous golden cat statue and the murder of the show's organizer. ``The appearance of this second-in-a-series from England will gladden Babson's numerous aficionados in America,'' determined PW .
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Kittens & Cats & Tigers, Oh My!
A very believable storyline of life behind the judging of prized kitties with very zealous owners. Suspense heightens with the addition of two large pet jungle cats who, no surprise, escape to cause chaos and death, with a can’t put down ending.