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Hotspur by Rita Mae Brown

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Also by Rita Mae Brown:

Lost & Hound, November 2023
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Hiss & Tell, April 2023
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Furmidable Foes, April 2021
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Out of Hounds, December 2020
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Scarlet Fever, December 2019
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Scarlet Fever, December 2019
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Whiskers in the Dark, June 2019
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Whiskers in the Dark, June 2019
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Crazy Like A Fox, November 2017
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A Hiss Before Dying, June 2017
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Tall Tail, May 2016
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The Litter Of The Law, October 2013
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Fox Tracks, December 2012
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Sneaky Pie for President, August 2012
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The Big Cat Nap, April 2012
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Dolley, May 2011
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Animal Magnetism, October 2009
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The Purrfect Murder, February 2008
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The Hounds and the Fury, October 2007
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The Tell-tale Horse, October 2007
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Sour Puss, February 2007
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Puss 'n Cahoots, February 2007
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The Hounds and the Fury, October 2006
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The Hunt Ball, September 2006
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Sour Puss, March 2006
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Cat's Eyewitness, February 2006
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Outfoxed, July 2005
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Three More Mrs. Murphy Mysteries in One Volume, March 2005
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Whisker of Evil, January 2005
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Full Cry, October 2004
Paperback (reprint)
The Tail of the Tip-Off, March 2004
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Hotspur, November 2003
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Catch as Cat Can, February 2003
Paperback (reprint)
Alma Mater, October 2002
Trade Size (reprint)
Claws and Effect, January 2002
Paperback (reprint)
Pawing Through the Past, January 2001
Paperback (reprint)
Cat on the Scent, August 2000
Paperback (reprint)
Loose Lips, May 2000
Trade Size (reprint)
Bingo, July 1999
Trade Size (reprint)
Six of One, July 1999
Trade Size (reprint)
Sneaky Pie's Cookbook for Mystery Lovers, May 1999
Hardcover
Murder on the Prowl, February 1999
Paperback (reprint)
Murder, She Meowed, November 1997
Paperback (reprint)
Pay Dirt, October 1996
Paperback (reprint)
Murder at Monticello, September 1995
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Rest in Pieces, June 1993
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Wish You Were Here, October 1991
Paperback (reprint)

Hotspur
Rita Mae Brown

Ballantine
November 2003
352 pages
ISBN: 0345428234
Paperback (reprint)
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Mystery Woman Sleuth

""Sister" Jane Arnold may be in her seventies, but she shows no signs of losing her love for the Hunt. As Master of the prestigious Jefferson Hunt Club in a well-heeled Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain town, she is the most powerful and revered woman in the county. She can assess the true merits of a man or a horse with uncanny skill. In short, Sister Jane is not easily duped." "When the skeleton of Nola Bancroft, still wearing an exquisite sapphire ring on her finger, is unearthed, it brings back a twenty-one-year old mystery. Beautiful Nola was a girl who had more male admirers than her family had money - which was certainly quite a feat. In a world where a woman's ability to ride was considered one of her most important social graces, Nola was queen of the stables. She had a weakness for men, and her tastes often veered toward the inappropriate, like the sheriff's striking son, Guy Ramy. But even Guy couldn't keep her eyes from wandering." "When Nola and Guy disappeared on the Hunt's ceremonial first day of cubbing more than two decades ago, everyone assumed one of two things: Guy and Nola eloped to escape her family's disapproval, or Guy killed Nola in a jealous rage and then vanished. But Sister Jane had never bought either of these theories." Sister knows that all the players are probably still in place, the old feuds haven't died, and the sparks that led to a long ago murder could flare up at any time.

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