On Sale: October 15, 2013
Featuring: Harry Haristeen; Fair Haristeen; Mrs Murphy
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Mystery Woman Sleuth | Mystery Pet Lovers
ita Mae Brown collaborates with feline co-author Sneaky Pie
Brown in a new mystery starring Mary Minor “Harry”
Haristeen, the curious cat detectives Mrs. Murphy and
Pewter, and Tee Tucker, the valiant crime-solving corgi.
Halloween arrives early this year to rural central Virginia,
when a twisted killer will stop at nothing to protect a
THE LITTER OF THE LAW
Autumn has descended and crops are being harvested all over
Crozet, Virginia, ideal conditions for a scenic drive for
Harry and husband Fair. Bucolic views are all well and good,
but Harry’s nose for trouble leads her straight to a
cornfield’s macabre scarecrow—an all too real murder victim
that frightens all but the noisy crows.
This accountant’s gruesome death is only the first of many
disturbing events in this normally pastoral corner of the
world. While Harry tends her beloved grapes and sunflowers,
a killer edges closer—as does Harry’s protective menagerie
Halloween’s approach brings with it bona fide terror and a
beloved local tradition that threatens to become fatal.
Rooting out the guilty in the treacherous center of a
lucrative conspiracy requires Harry’s farmer’s wisdom—along
with the quick wits and extraordinary senses of Sneaky Pie,
Pewter, and Tucker. A vicious murderer may know the lay of
the land far better than Harry does, but that’s about to
change. It’s up to her vigilant four-footed companions to
make sure that the unearthing of this plot is not Harry’s
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