Darla Pettistone May Have Inherited Her Great Aunt Dee S Brooklyn Bookstore, But It S The Store S Mascot An Oversized Black Cat Named Hamlet Who Acts Like He Owns The Place And When Someone Turns Up Dead, Hamlet Smells Something Rotten In Brooklyn As The Owner Of Pettistone S Fine Books, Darla Is Settling Nicely Into Her New Life, Even Reaching An Uneasy Truce With Hamlet Unfortunately, When She Needs To Hire A New Clerk, The Finicky Feline Decides To Lend A Paw To The Hiring Process He Chases Away Applicants Who Don T Meet His Approval, Finally Settling On An Unlikely Candidate Robert, A Book Loving Goth Kid Who Has A Secret Only Hamlet Knows And Hamlet Can T Seem To Stay Out Of Trouble One Of The Bookstore S Regular Customers, A Man Who Is Renovating A Local Brownstone, Claims He S Seen Hamlet Prowling The Neighborhood When The Man S Business Partner Is Found Dead, Darla Discovers That Hamlet May Have Been The Only Witness To What Could Be Murder With The Crafty Cat S Help, She Wonders If They Just Might Be Able To Pounce On A Killer
DIANE A.S STUCKART who also writes as ALI BRANDON, ALEXA SMART and ANNA GERARD, is a member of that proud breed, the native Texan She was born in the West Texas town of Lubbock, home to Buddy Holly, prairie dogs, and Texas Tech University, where her mom once taught Most of her formative years, however, were spent in Dallas with her parents and siblings one younger sister and three younger brothers And then, when she was fifteen, her dad s work took them north of the Red River and into Oklahoma, settling just outside Oklahoma City.
- 304 pages
- A Novel Way to Die (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #2)
- Ali Brandon
- 20 February 2017 Ali Brandon