Cat Coming Home (Mass Market Paperbound)
"That was no accident."
Escaping Los Angeles and theugly memories of her son's recentmurder, Maudie Toola returns to her childhood home of Molena Point with her orphaned grandson, facing the upcoming Christmas holiday with trepidation. But she is not aware that the small seaside village is being plagued by a series of brutal attacks on single women . . . orthat the heartless fiend who shattered her world hasfollowed her here.
Feline sleuth Joe Grey and his cat pals have a lot on their dish this holiday season, and it overflows when an elderly wandering tomcat appears on the scene bearing an important message from a state prisoner for the chief of police. But this lonely old cat also has a personal agenda--as does Maudie Toola, who knows more than she's telling about her son's killer.
About the Author
In addition to her popular Joe Grey mystery series for adults, for which she has received eleven national Cat Writers' Association awards for best novel of the year, Shirley Rousseau Murphy is a noted children's book author who has received five Council of Authors and Journalists awards. Two of her children's books were written in collaboration with her husband, Pat.
“[A] marvelous holiday gift of a tale.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Cat Coming Home
“A heartwarming and satisfying tale.”
-Booklist on Cat Coming Home
“The heartwrenching stories of an orphaned child and a stray cat at Christmas will tug on more than a few heartstrings.”
-Romantic Times on Cat Coming Home
“This is delightful entertainment. It would be a true cat-tastrophe if you let it pass you by.”
-Todd David Schwartz, CBS Radio, Four Stars (Highest Rating) on Cat Coming Home