The Cat Who Knew a Cardinal by LilianJackson Braun

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All the world's a stage--and now Jim Qwilleran's apple orchard hsa become the stage--for a real-life murder scene. The much-disliked director of the Pickax Theatre Club's Shakespeare production, Hilary van Brook, is found dead after the closing-night cast party...and with the help of his super-smart siamese, Qwill must cast a suspicious eye on all the players--especially the ones pussyfooting around behind the scenes...
 

About LilianJackson Braun

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The New York Times"-bestselling author Lilian Jackson Braun lives in North Carolina with her two Siamese cats.
 
Published February 1, 1992 by Jove. 288 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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 Yet another in the author's series of stories (The Cat Who Went Underground, etc.) about millionaire (inherited) journalist Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yumthe latter two, along with Jim's moustache, supposedly gifted with a talent for detection.

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Retired journalist Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats solve a high school principal's murder. (Feb.)

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Qwill gets the jump on everyone when he runs into the woman at his summer cabin, but before he can learn much about her, a bomb explodes in her hotel room while she is out and kills one of the staff.

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Pickax City columnist and wealthy bachelor Jim Qwilleran travels to Scotland, leaving his Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum at home, in one of the most lively recent entries in Braun's popular ``The Cat Who .

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With the help of his unique cats, former reporter Jim Qwilleran solves the murder of a developer in this witty tale bolstered by sharply etched characters.

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Retired journalist Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats solve a high school principal's murder.

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This was followed within a couple of years by The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern and The Cat Who Turned On and Off Despite the popularity of her books, the author fell silent so far as fiction was concerned for nearly twenty years, then came The Cat Who Sniffed Glue, The Cat Who Went Underground, The ...

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