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Claws for alarm / Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly.

Brown, Rita Mae, (author.). Brown, Sneaky Pie, 1982- (author.). Gellatly, Michael, (illustrator.).

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  • 15 of 44 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at North Kansas City.

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10 current holds with 44 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION BROWN 2021 (Text) 0001002382891 Fiction New Checked out 11/05/2021
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION BROWN 2021 (Text) 0001002383022 Fiction New Checked out 11/10/2021

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Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen gets a little help from her veterinarian husband to solve the murder of a young equine vet whose death may be linked to his new clinic in this tantalizing mystery from Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown.Pharamond “Fair” Haristeen is known throughout Crozet, Virginia, as a good horse vet and a better man. So when Benjamin Wagner, a new vet in town, is found dead in his unopened clinic, local police turn to Fair for help getting to the bottom of things. Fair quickly realizes Ben’s clinic has been robbed of ketamine, used by doctors as a horse tranquilizer but also a popular recreational drug. Then Fair’s own ketamine goes missing from the back of his truck. Was Ben killed for his supply? Or was he mixed up in something bigger?Meanwhile, Candida Perez, one of Crozet’s oldest and most beloved citizens, is found dead at her desk. Not so alarming, given her ninety years of life. But the bickering of her children, Ballard and Constance, over her will and the family’s valuable collection of historical letters threatens to drive the rest of the town to madness. Harry tries to play peacemaker, but the bad blood between the two siblings runs deep. Just how far will they take their family squabble?With a little aid from hungry helpers Tee Tucker the corgi and sweet puppy Pirate, as well as feline sleuths Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, Harry and Fair team up to restore justice—and maybe a little peace and quiet—to Crozet.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Haristeen, Harry (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Murphy, Mrs. (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women detectives > Virginia > Fiction.
Women cat owners > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Cats > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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