A Joe Grey Mystery #15
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Featuring: Joe Grey
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Beware of the cat striking back . . .
On a lovely moonlit night, Joe Grey is minding his own
business, carrying a gift of mice to a litter of kittens,
when he stumbles upon a murder scene. Behind an empty house
lies a swimming pool, its bottom covered with mud. There is
also blood, the smell of human death, and drag marks. But
there is no victim. Without a body, it's a crime that will
be hard to prove.
With stubborn feline curiosity,
Joe Grey sets out to investigate. As he, Dulcie, and Kit
follow the killer's trail among four houses whose owners are
on vacation, they discover that more murder has been planned
for the small, close-knit neighborhood. They uncover
evidence of conflict among the residents and multiple signs
of breaking-and-entering, although nothing valuable seems to
With the help of two local ferals, the
cats find the victim's hidden grave and learn of the
violence that is yet to come. As they set out to alert the
law, they discover the perfect way to thwart the
killerâ€”through that person's unnatural but powerful fear
Thus unfolds the next installment in
Shirley Rousseau Murphy's beguiling series about the gray
tomcat P.I., his feline friends, and human companions, as,
skirting danger, they unravel events shaped by human frailty
and by the darkest feline imaginings from the killer's past.
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