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Mew Is for Murder (Theda Krakow Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

17 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

strong investigative mystery

It hasn¿t been a very good year for Theda Krakow, copy editor for the Morning Mail in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She and her boyfriend broke up when he took a job out of state and even more devastating her beloved cat James died. She quits as a copy editor to become a ...
It hasn¿t been a very good year for Theda Krakow, copy editor for the Morning Mail in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She and her boyfriend broke up when he took a job out of state and even more devastating her beloved cat James died. She quits as a copy editor to become a freelance writer for the Morning Mail. When she sees a kitten near a house in her neighborhood, she finds herself charmed by her. The kitten Mussetta belongs to Lillian Helmhold who has a house full of cats that people dump on her. --- Theda decides to do a story on Ms. Helmhold but on the day she approaches her she finds her dead in the house. The police think Lillian tripped and a resulting head injury caused her death but the victim¿s friend Violet Hayes thinks she was murdered. Theda believes it is a possibility and starts investigating even while she thinks someone is in the house illegally, looking for something. --- Clea Simon has a definite talent for writing investigative mysteries and her love for felines shine through on almost every page. Theda is gutsy, independent and totally likeable. The who-done-it is well crafted and readers will have a good time trying to figure out who the killer is and why it was necessary to kill an elderly lady who hurt no one. MEW IS FOR MURDER is a delightful start to a new series.--- Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Slow Read

Too much detail about stuff that didn't pertain to the main story. I found myself skipping over pages just to get to the "meat" of the story.

posted by 11300483 on March 29, 2012

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  • Posted February 13, 2013

    I chose this book based off the good reviews, but  I found it to

    I chose this book based off the good reviews, but  I found it too long and mired in too much detail that doesn't benefit the story.  I found the book needed better editing and  that the first 300 pages could have been condensed into 50 pages. I found myself skipping over sections of it to try and get to the point of the story.  This book could be a cure for insomnia.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2012

    Good read

    Enjoyed this book, fun to read

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    Posted April 19, 2011

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