The Resource Murder she meowed, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Wendy Wray, (electronic resource)

Murder she meowed, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Wendy Wray, (electronic resource)

Label
Murder she meowed
Title
Murder she meowed
Statement of responsibility
Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Wendy Wray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The annual steeplechase races at Montpelier, once the home of James and Dolley Madison, are the high point in the social calendar of the horse-mad Virginians of cozy Crozet. The race meet offers a cracking good time with old friends and a chance to get even--on the racecourse--with old enemies. Postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen will be in the thick of the action on this day of high spirits and fierce competition. But the glorious thoroughbreds and the pinks and greens and purples worn by the riders do not blind Harry to the dangerous undercurrents that start to surface. There's sure to be some emotional fireworks at Montpelier. Still, no one expects the day to end in tragedy. Found dead in the main barn is one of the day's riders, a knife plunged through the jockey's heart. The only clue is a playing card, the Queen of Clubs, impaled over the fatal wound. Within the wealthy, tight-knit world of horse owners, trainers, and jockeys, the victim had both admirers and enemies. Was the murderer's motive greed, drugs--a pervasive evil in the race world--or sexual rivalry? Luckily for Crozet's humans, the tiger cat Mrs. Murphy is right at home in the stable yard ... and on the trail of the shocking truth. But will Harry catch on in time to stop a killer grown bloodthirsty with success?
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Rita Mae
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R698
LC item number
M89 2004eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Montpelier Hunt Races, Montpelier Station, Va.
  • Haristeen, Harry (Fictitious character)
  • Murphy, Mrs. (Fictitious character)
  • Women postal service employees
  • Women cat owners
  • Women detectives
  • Murder
  • Jockeys
  • Cats
  • Mystery & Detective
  • FICTION
  • Virginia
Label
Murder she meowed, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Wendy Wray, (electronic resource)
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn232121255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553898651
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00149742
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9AE8BC46-7708-4EF1-81C7-8C1035CEBDCA
System control number
(OCoLC)232121255
Label
Murder she meowed, Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrations by Wendy Wray, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn232121255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553898651
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00149742
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9AE8BC46-7708-4EF1-81C7-8C1035CEBDCA
System control number
(OCoLC)232121255

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