A Nick and Nora Mystery
Nora Charles doesn't believe in fate. She moved back to Cruz, California to have a quieter life. But after finding an online magazine eager for material, and a stray cat named Nick with a talent for detection, Nora's not just reporting crimes again, she is uncovering them. Nora suspects foul play in the curious death of socialite Lola Grainger, and it seems that her cat does too. Apparently, Nick the cat, used to belong to a PI who disappeared while investigating Lola Grainger's death. the coincidence is spooky, but not as spooky as the clues Nick spells out for her with Scrabble letters. Whether fate put her on this case or not, solving it will take all of Nora's wits and maybe a few of Nick's nine lives.
MEOW IF IT'S MURDER is the first in a new series and it starts with a bang! With the intricacies of moving back home, losing a parent, reconnecting with old friends and making new ones, and dealing with leaving a successful live behind, Nora has all of the qualities of the girl next door with a keen insight into crime. The story line is twisted and leaves the reader baffled and intrigued at the same time. This new series is sure to capture the attention of many and keep it from book to book. The attention to detail is amazing!
Reviewed by Kathy Fisher