Murder on the Prowl

Murder on the Prowl

Large Print - 1998
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As the principal of St. Elizabeth's, an exclusive private school that caters to Crozet, Virginia's, best families, Roscoe Fletcher has proven himself to be a highly effective and vastly popular administrator. So when his obituary appears in the local paper, everyone in town is upset. Yet nothing compares to the shock they feel when they discover that Roscoe Fletcher isn't dead at all. Someone has stooped to putting a phony obituary in the newspaper. But is it a sick joke or a sinister warning? Only Mrs. Murphy, the canny tiger cat, senses the pure malice behind the act. And when a second false obit appears, this time of a Hollywood has-been who is Roscoe Fletcher's best friend, Mrs. Murphy invites her friends, the corgi Tee Tucker, and fat cat Pewter, to do a bit of sleuthing. It's obvious to this shrewd puss that two phony death notices add up to deadly trouble. And her theory is borne out when one of the men is fiendishly murdered. "Harry" Haristeen, in her position as Crozet's postmistress, is the first to hear all the theories on whodunit - starting with the man's jealous wife. Then a second bloody homicide follows, and a third. People are dropping like flies in Crozet and no one seems to know why.
Publisher: Thorndike, ME : Thorndike Press, 1998
Edition: LARGE PRINT ED
ISBN: 9780786214587
0786214589
Characteristics: 466 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm

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Jul 03, 2019

I am a big fan of Sneaky Pie and Rita Mae Brown. All their mysteries are well plotted and the characters become like friends. Working my way through all of the Sneaky Pie series.

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