Puss 'n Cahoots

Author: Rita Mae Brown,
Summary: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
Tags: Fiction
Instead of a proper second honeymoon, the newly remarried Harry and Fair Haristeen leave cozy Crozet, Virginia, for Shelbyville, Kentucky, site of the famous saddlebred horse show. There they¡¯ll visit dear friends Joan Hamilton and Larry Hodge and enjoy a week among some of the finest horses, trainers, and riders in the country. But soon after they arrive, events veer mysteriously¨Cand murderously¨Coff course. First, Joan¡¯s ruby and sapphire horsehead heirloom pin is stolen from her private box at the fairgrounds. Next, a young film star¡¯s prize three-gaited mare disappears into thin air. There is no lack of suspects, from hotheaded trainers and jealous rivals to vicious ex-spouses. Then a body is found flagrantly murdered and it¡¯s obvious to Harry that someone at Shelbyville is sending a strong message: winning is only secondary¨Cfirst prize is survival. As Harry searches for clues, rediscovers life as a married woman, and deals with her upcoming fortieth birthday, her four-legged detective friends are already on the case. But is animal instinct any match for human depravity? Especially with two humans to protect and a killer on the prowl?

Read More

Recommend