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THE CAT AND THE JILL OF DIAMONDS
Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Amateur Sleuth
Return once again to the roots of Midnight Louie, the celebrated feline detective, for another exciting adventure from the beginning of his illustrious career.
Midnight Louie takes on the big time when the Crystal Phoenix hotels headline crooner, Johnny Diamond, goes into hiding after receiving anonymous death threats.
Staying sequestered, however, is boring. So his guards, the nine Fontana brothers, find him a diversionpoker player Jill ORourke, a feisty young lady whose mysterious ways pique Diamonds interest. What secrets is she hiding in the old ghost town where she lives? And what does she have to do with the ghostly treasure rumored to be located somewhere in the hotel?
Only Midnight Louie can tie up all these intriguing threads and set the stage for the final volume in his fabulous debut quartet. Its no wonder Midnight Louie has risen to the top of the favorite sleuth listhis paw print guarantees an absolutely wonderful reading experience. (Jun., 224 pp., $22.95)
Reviewed By: Melinda Helfer
Publisher: Five Star
Published: June 2000