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Hiss of Death
Series: Mrs. Murphy Mystery Ser.
Category: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Release Date: 04/12/2011
Synopsis: Beloved authors Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-conspirator, Sneaky Pie Brown, sow the seeds of an all-new mystery featuring Mary Minor Harry Haristeen, sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and that incorrigible corgi Tee Tucker. This time around, the onset of spring ushers in more than hay fever as the animal friends must come to the aid of an ailing Harry to sniff out the seasons first blossom of murder. Ah, spring! The redbuds open, the robins return, and the days lengthen. Peoples spirits lift-as do those of their animal companions. As a wave of tilling and planting sweeps over Crozet, Virginia, Harry is especially excited: This year is her first harvesting grapes to sell. But then a health crisis sends her reeling into the forbidding world of hospitals and doctors, treatments and procedures. Surviving this journey will be tough, but Mrs. Murphy, Pewter, and Tucker will do their best to steer Harry in the right direction-as will her ever-helpful husband, Fair. Others will have worse luck: An especially promising nurses lifeless body is discovered without a mark on her. Then another hospital employee, who had seemed in perfect health, is also found dead. Its clear theres a mystery afoot-and thats one thing Harry and her menagerie cant keep their noses out of.
Hiss of Death
Height: 0.92 inches
Width: 6.35 inches
Length: 9.67 inches
Weight: 15.03 oz