By Rita Mae Brown
“As tom cat collaborators move, you couldn’t ask for larger than Sneaky Pie Brown.”—The manhattan instances e-book Review
Autumn is within the air within the Blue Ridge Mountain group of Crozet, Virginia—and the entire traditions of the altering seasons are lower than method. Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen cleans her cabinets, her husband, reasonable, prepares the horses for the shorter days forward, and the clamorous barking of beagles signs the yearly rabbit chase in the course of the important Virginia hills. however the final thing the neighborhood beaglers and their hounds count on to flush out is a lifeless body.
Disturbingly, it’s the second one corpse to show up, after that of a lacking truck motive force too disfigured to spot. The deaths appear unrelated—until Harry alternatives up a path of clues courting again to the state’s post-Revolutionary past.
The echoes of the Shot Heard around the international faded compared to the harmful shootout Harry narrowly escapes unscathed. subsequent time, it can be the killer who will get fortunate. yet now not if Harry’s hairy acquaintances Mrs. Murphy, Pewter, and Tucker may also help it. Lending their sharp-nosed skills to the quest, they’ll aid their mistress continue extra lives from being lost—and correct an injustice buried because the early days of America’s independence.
Praise for A Hiss sooner than Dying
“Clearly the cat’s meow.”—Library Journal
“Thoroughly delightful!”—Red Carpet Crash
“An air of secrecy, a slightly of historical past and that indisputable voice . . . Sneaky Pie Brown is again at the prowl.”—Daily Progress
“The staccato dialog kind of the modern chapters contrasts properly with the extra fluid prose of these set within the eighteenth century. Brown’s signature asides—on such matters as neighborhood and nationwide politics, conventional paintings, race, God, and absolutely anything else that moves her fancy—give readers lots to imagine about.”—Publishers Weekly
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