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Cat's Eyewitness
& Sneaky Pie Brown Bantam, Feb 2005, 25.00, 287 pp. ISBN 0553801643 In a small hamlet in Virginia, animals talk to each other across species lines. Mary Minor “Harry “ Haristeen loves her two cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter and her corgi Tee Tucker; they reciprocate her feelings, going so far as to help her when she becomes too deeply involved in a murder investigation and puts her life in danger. The Greyfiars Monastery has a Virgin Mary statue ...
Catch As Cat Can
Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown Bantam, March 2002, 24.95, 304 pp. ISBN 0553107445 In the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia lies the small bucolic town of Crozet located in the middle of Albermarle County. It is a special, magical town unlike any other because all the animals are sentient and can talk to each other including cross-species communication with one “muted” exception: that of the inferior humans who have not evolved eno...
Claws and Effect
Bantam, Mar 2001, 23.95, 283 pp. ISBN: 0553107437 Never let anyone tell you that all the magic in the world is gone. In Crozet, Virginia, people know their neighbors and actually lend a helping hand (novel idea). Animals from different species communicate with one another and even understand humanese although the opposite is not true. Local postmaster "Harry" Hartisteen has two cats (Mrs. Murphy and Pewter) and a Corgi (Tucker) who watch over...
Dolley
This is the fictional Diary of Dolley Madison, one of the nation's most prominent First Ladies....

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Hotspur
Ballantine, Dec 2002, 24.95, 352 pp. ISBN 0345428226 There is a small little town in Virginia that is quite quaint and magical, a place where the animals understand and speak to one another. The most influential people in town belong to the Jefferson Hunt Club, an organization where humans, horses and hounds combine to flush out the foxes. One day while walking the horses and hounds, the hound master “Sister” Jane Arnold sees an old horse that ...
Rest in Pieces
This is the second book in Rita Mae Brown's Mrs. Murphy Series. The series is about a small town lady named Harry who is divorced, lives with two animals (a cat and a corgi), and works at the local post office. She works at the 'central location' of her town so she gets to hear all of the gossip and everyone comes to visit her when they get their mail. She's also divorced which makes it interesting as she tries to work on her 'friendship' with her ex-...
Rubyfruit Jungle
This book is the story of a lesbian....
The Tail of the Tip-Off
Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown Bantam, March 2003, 24.95, 320 pp. ISBN 0553801589 When there is no murderer on the loose, there is no better place to be than Crozet, Virginia. It is a magical place where animals talk to each other crossing species lines. The only ones who can't understand the animals are the dumb human beings and the animals believe that is because have gotten away from nature. The tiger cat Mrs. Murphy, the large gray Cat P...
Venus Envy
Fraizer Armstrong - a beautiful, blonde, wealthy art gallery owner - inadvertantly comes out of the closet to friends, family and coworkers. ...
Whisker of Evil
& Sneaky Pie Brown Bantam, April 2004, 24.95 ISBN 05438011619 In the small central Virginia town of Crozet, animals speak to each other and understand what humans say even though those dumb Homo Sapiens can't understand the animals. Mary “Harry” Haristeen loves her two cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter and her dog Tee Tucker who she treats as if they were her children. They feel the same way about her and many a time they saved her life when she was ...


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