Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Today I'm joining 
Berkley Mystery 
in celebrating the January 21 release of  
Book 12 in the Cat in the Stacks Mysteries
by Miranda James

When librarian Charlie Harris' daughter is falsely accused of murder, he and his faithful feline Diesel must leap forward to crack the case in this all-new installment in the New York Times bestselling series.  

Charlie Harris has sworn off investigating murder and mayhem after a recent close call. Instead, he's delighted to cheer on his daughter, Laura, who's starring in a production of Careless Whispers. The theater department at Athena College is debuting the play written by a fledgling playwright with local connections and Charlie's son-in-law, Frank Salisbury, will be calling the directorial shots.  

Laura is upset to learn that Luke Lombardi, an overbearing actor she knew from her time in Hollywood will also be taking part in the production as a guest artist. Lombardi arrives with an entourage in tow and promptly proceeds to annoy everyone involved with the production. When he collapses and dies on stage, after drinking from a glass Laura handed him, she becomes the chief suspect in his murder.  

Charlie knows his daughter is innocent, and  he’s not going to let anyone railroad his little girl. So,  despite his intentions to put his amateur sleuthing days behind him, Charlie has to take center stage, and with Diesel’s help, shine a  spotlight on the real killer.



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Charlie and Diesel are back for installment twelve of the Cat in the Stack Mysteries. And with a dozen books under the author’s belt, it’s clear to see that Miranda James know what it takes to keep readers returning for more.

In CARELESS WHISKERS, protagonist Charlie Harris seemed a bit more intense to me than in past books. That stands to reason since it’s his daughter under suspicion of murder. Of course, there’s normally no doubt Charlie and Diesel with get to the bottom of things, but there were times I wondered if they really could this time.

CARELESS WHISPERS was a quick read with a lot of great moments. As it did me, this page turner will keep fans reading much longer then they had intended. So, I recommend clearing a day so you can sit back and enjoy.

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  1. Thank you for your review on "CARELESS WHISKERS" by Miranda James and for being part of the Berkley Mystery release celebration.

    Sounds like a wonderful book and I can't wait to read more about Charlie's adventures.

    Shared to let others know about the release. Hoping to be one of the fortunate ones selected to receive a copy so I can read this book sooner than later.
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  2. Good morning, Lisa. I love this series! Wednesday blessings, to you.

  3. Ready reviewing on a book from a great author! Thanks, Lisa! I know I would love to win this one from the Cat in the Stacks Mystery!

  4. I will be a new reader to this series. Thank you for the give-away chance.