By Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Love—and murder—is within the air. . . . It took Joe Grey's human, Clyde, approximately without end to pop the query to Ryan Flannery, and what extra romantic time to tie the knot than on Valentine's Day? yet darkish secrets and techniques from the prior, exposed by way of Joe and his pussycat associates, threaten to break the chuffed union. First, a physique came across many miles away reopens a ten-year-old chilly case concerning a guy who disappeared days prior to his personal marriage ceremony. The jilted bride is again on the town and desirous to locate the reality . . . or to conceal facts of her personal wrongdoing. hassle is, she's quickly concerned with Ryan's father, who's house-sitting and getting ready foodstuff for Joe gray whereas Clyde and Ryan are on their honeymoon. Then one other physique is located towards domestic at the grounds of a ruined property, abandoned shop for a band of surprising feral cats. round the wrist of the corpse is a bracelet bearing a dead ringer for a rearing cat, and the cats find a infrequent literary quantity hidden within reach that divulges their very own mystery: their distinctive skill to talk. yet because the police examine the 2 murders, situated greater than miles aside, purely Joe gray suspects that the crimes are comparable. It takes a chase from which the tomcat wonders if he will emerge alive for an individual to hone in at the connection among the murders. eventually, tom cat notion and cop feel mix to convey a killer to justice during this pleasant new story concerning Shirley Rousseau Murphy's 3 striking cats.
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But Willow was so exhausted. When Charlie thought 40 C AT P L AY I N G C U P I D how terriﬁed she would be of the clinic, of the metal table, of a strange human handling her—of the needle plunging in—she knew she couldn’t do that. Besides, such dishonesty showed only disrespect for the cats. Charlie wouldn’t deceive them, that was not how she viewed friendship. ” He laughed. “It wasn’t hard to know what the kit was, with her bright curiosity, the way she listened to every word. Of course I’ve never spoken of my knowledge to the cats themselves.
He’s terriﬁed. ” During the day, taped music played in the canine section and an attendant was there to soothe and quiet the patients. But this was after hours, and Firetti was alone. “Mary’s off at our daughter’s for the week. ” “He’ll hold still,” Charlie said. ” Firetti said uncertainly. “He’s a stray. I don’t know whether he’s feral—but ever since I found him hurt, he’s been so still. ” Firetti didn’t answer. At the X-ray table, Charlie put on a lead apron and lead gloves, and held Sage the way John Firetti showed her; under her gentle hands, even though they were encased in the thick gloves, Sage remained obediently quiet—but his little body was rigid as he stared up, terriﬁed, at the X-ray machine.
Potato salad and shrimp dip,” she told Ryan hastily, setting the carrier on an empty chair. ” And she was gone again out the front door, Joe at her heels, before anyone thought to ask questions. Holding open the door of her SUV, she pulled out the lap robe and pretended to fold it, hiding the cats as they leaped inside. Backing out of the drive, she hoped Ryan and Clyde were too tightly strung over the wedding to have paid attention to her hasty behavior. They didn’t need this added worry just now.