"Me, I want it on the record now that I do not want to die hot and sweaty on a gym floor, surrounded by the smell of gym socks and sneakers."
After decades of marriage, motherhood, and grandmotherhood, Cat Caliban has become Cincinnati's newest, oldest, funniest detective-in-training. Since no case is too insignificant, Cat takes on a lost kitten challenge for the neighborhood's preeminent teen entrepreneur. But that leads to a more prominent case: who murdered local high school basketball hero Julius "Juky" Kay, star forward of the Oscar Robertson Rattlesnakes? Soon Cat is crutch-deep in corruption, having sustained her first sports injury while investigating Juky's death.