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Just finished reading A.L. Herbert’s Murder with Macaroni and Cheese. A light breezy mystery, well plotted, with some very funny lines. I especially like this series because it features African American heroines, which I hardly ever see in the world of cozy mysteries. Halia Watkins and her cousin Wavonne aren’t exactly Lucy and Ethel, but they remind me of them. And it’s great fun following...[read on]About Murder Has Nine Lives, from the publisher:
The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star in a major commercial. But when the claws come out behind the scenes, Jaine worries that murder might be the only thing to meow about...Visit Laura Levine's website.
A writer's life is far from glamorous. Still, Jaine's new gig to write an ad campaign for Toiletmasters' new line of self-flushing toilets comes with a few perks--including a date with the president's dreamy nephew. And with a much-needed trip to Maui on the horizon, it seems life couldn't get any better--until her cat Prozac is tapped to star in a Skinny Kitty commercial. But Jaine never would have guessed the world of cat food could be quite so catty...
Jaine is nervous that Prozac won't be able to take direction, but the finicky furball ditches her diva behavior for the camera, eating and napping on cue like a seasoned pro. But just as Jaine begins dreaming of fame and fortune, Skinny Kitty's inventor drops dead on the set. Everyone is a suspect--including Jaine. And she'll have to get her paws on the truth before the killer takes a swipe at another victim...
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