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The Cat Who Wasn't There (The Cat Who Mysteries, Book 14): A cosy feline whodunit for cat lovers everywhere

Lilian Jackson Braun

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The Cat Who... Mysteries, Scotland, USA, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Crime & mystery, Adventure, Cats as pets

Skulduggery strikes the Bonnie Scots Tour as the most unlikely, most unusual, most delightful detective team return in another captivating mystery

Persuaded by his beloved companion to join her in a group tour of Scotland, Jim Qwilleran expects to revel in his Scottish heritage while keeping Polly Duncan safe from the Pickax Prowler. Instead, his trip is cut short when a thief swipes a suitcase, the bus driver disappears, and a fellow tourist is found dead - all in the same day. The distraught tour members return to Pickax, only to find the town in a tizz. And when village scuttlebut focuses on the bizarre behaviour of one of the tour's surviving members, Qwill's sensitive moustache tells him that more trouble is on the way.

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Praise for The Cat Who Wasn't There (The Cat Who Mysteries, Book 14): A cosy feline whodunit for cat lovers everywhere

  • Praise for the Cat Who... series:

  • 'The fastidious plotting is designed to appeal to more than just the cat-lover' The Times;

  • 'This droll and engaging mystery...firmly grips the reader...a lively witty tale bolstered by sharply etched characters' Publishers Weekly;

  • 'An engaging tongue-in-cheek yarn with a sting in the tail that won't just appeal to the cat-lover' Belfast Telegraph;

  • 'It's a Wonderful Life meets The Aristocats in this daft but endearing whodunnit' Liverpool Daily Post;

  • 'Mrs Braun has a breezy style; the cats are really smart' New York Times Book Review;

  • 'Great fun!' Lawrence Block

  • 'Entertaining and absorbing mysteries which, in the tradition of all good whodunnits, keep you guessing right to the end' Dumfries and Galloway Standard

  • 'Lilian Jackson Braun purveys delight from beginning to end' Los Angeles Times

  • 'Like news from Lake Woebegon, Braun's Cat Who... series...has charmed readers' Publishers Weekly

  • 'Light-hearted originals... The mix of crime and cats [is] catnip to readers who like both' Chicago Sun-Times

  • 'An offbeat series with a good deal of charm' The Baltimore Sun

  • 'Braun writes with charm and sureness' Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Lilian Jackson Braun

Lilian Jackson Braun composed her first poem at the age of two. She began writing her Cat Who... detective series when one of her own Siamese cats mysteriously fell to its death from her apartment block. Since then over twenty Cat Who... novels have been published, all featuring the very talented Koko and Yum Yum, Siamese cats with a bent for detection. She and her husband, Earl, live in the mountains of North Carolina.

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