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Murder Past Due (Cat in the Stacks Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

10 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

Great new series!

I love this new series! Charlie & Diesel are a perfect pair. Charlie is a 50 yr old widower who works in the archives of a college library & volunteers at the local public library. His Maine Coon Cat, Diesel, goes everywhere with him. Diesel's size and personality get h...
I love this new series! Charlie & Diesel are a perfect pair. Charlie is a 50 yr old widower who works in the archives of a college library & volunteers at the local public library. His Maine Coon Cat, Diesel, goes everywhere with him. Diesel's size and personality get him attention everywhere he goes. I also like how Diesel comforts anyone who needs it, especially Justin, Charlie's college-age boarder. Each of the characters was interesting in his/her own way---Azalea & Kanesha are two of my favorites.

I can't wait for the next Cat In The Stacks Mystery to come out!

posted by KJMSC on August 14, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

New Series with a very special Library Cat

Miranda James offers us a refreshing new series staring Charlie a college librarian and his maine coon cat Diesel. As an old school classmate arrives in town causing a stir, Diesel helps Charlie solve his murder. A fresh whiff of southern manners and the dust of old bo...
Miranda James offers us a refreshing new series staring Charlie a college librarian and his maine coon cat Diesel. As an old school classmate arrives in town causing a stir, Diesel helps Charlie solve his murder. A fresh whiff of southern manners and the dust of old books sets the scene of new characters in this mystery.

posted by 210270 on March 10, 2013

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  • Posted February 7, 2014

    Skip this one

    This story just failed to keep my interest. Also, I expected the cat to be somehow instrumental in solving the murder but he was simply a constant companion to the main character.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    Simple mystery

    I selected this book because I have a Maine Coon, however, this story was fairly bland. This is not edge of your seat material. Excessive description of non-essential action: we don't need to know every time the cat uses his litter box. Toward the end of the book I felt the author included too many suspects. Overall it was a quick, easy, mindless read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2013

    Not too bad, but flawed

    A prime mistake is made by the author in this maiden mystery, which I won't go into here for the sake of spoilers. I did greg involved with the characters, though, and I want a Maine coon cat now.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted February 7, 2014

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