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The Cat, The Quilt and The Corpse: A Cats in Trouble Mystery (edition 2009)

by Leann Sweeney

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Title:The Cat, The Quilt and The Corpse: A Cats in Trouble Mystery
Authors:Leann Sweeney
Info:Signet (2009), Edition: Original, Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book! It was fun, entertaining and most importantly CLEAN! It could very easily become the next great Hallmark, made for TV movie. Finally, an author who doesn't need to use expletives, graphic gruesomeness or soft-porn to write a good story! I've already started the second book in her series after just finishing this read an hour ago! Kudos and a big thank you to Leann Sweeney! ( )
  iReadby | Apr 27, 2014 |
Very cute, cat-cozy mystery. Jillian is a likable protagonist (if a wee bit cat crazy, but it works within the story) and the setting and supporting cast are also interesting and likable. ( )
  CCleveland | Nov 27, 2013 |
Jillian Hart, new resident in a small town and a recent widow, is trying to rebuild her life. She makes and sells quilts for cats, and arriving home after an overnight business trip, she discovers a broken window and one of her own beloved cats is missing. Catnapped! What follows is an intriguing mystery as Jillian unearths clues and makes new friends in the process. This first installment in the "Cats in Trouble" mystery series by Leann Sweeney is nothing but sheer delight for readers who like both cozies and cats. With believable characters who are likeable even with their flaws and a plot that will keep you guessing, this story will have you reaching for the next book in the series as soon as you finish it. ( )
  Maydacat | May 30, 2012 |
The Cat, The Quilt and The Corpse is indeed about a missing cat, a found quilt, and a dead body. Jillian Hart, a recent widow, is only searching for her missing cat when she finds a dead body. Because of her belief that her missing cat is somehow involved, she turns amateur detective and works to solve the mystery.

Will this mystery change your life? No. Will the writing win a Pulitzer Prize? No, again. Was this book enjoyable? Yes!

The writing is well-paced and clear with no obvious faults. The characters are overall believable, although one or two of them could have used a bit more depth. The cats were accurately portrayed as real cats by someone who obviously owns and loves cats. And the mystery was a mystery right up to the end, which surprised me.

I can think of no major problems with this book -- it's a light, fun mystery with great cats. I look forward to reading the next book in the series! ( )
  LMHTWB | Jan 29, 2012 |
I don't usually want to cry at the very beginning of a book but when cat lover Jillian Hart arrives home to discover her house broken into and the only thing missing is one of her beloved cats, this is what I almost did. And then the plot thickens when the catnapper is later found murdered by none other than Jillian Hart. Things get more interesting from then on until the murderer is found and the motive is discovered. ( )
  koalamom | Oct 14, 2011 |
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This book is for Maddie.
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My cat is allergic to people - yes, odd, I know - so when I came in the back door and heard Chablis sneeze, I stopped dead.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451225740, Mass Market Paperback)

the author of the yellow rose mystery series, leann sweeney, is...

"A welcome new voice in mystery fiction." (Jeff Abbott, bestselling author of Collision

...and her brand new series about adorable cats that just can't stay out of trouble is bound to be a hit!


Jill's quiet life is shattered when her house is broken into and her Abyssinian, Syrah, goes missing. Jill's convinced her kitty's been catnapped. But when her cat-crime-solving leads her to a murdered body, suddenly all paws are pointing to Jill.

Soon, Jill discovers that Syrah isn't the only purebred who's been stolen. Now she has to find these furry felines before they all become the prey of a cold-blooded killer-and she ends up nabbed for a crime...

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:25:03 -0400)

The first of a brand-new series. Jillian Hart's quiet life is shattered when her house is broken into and her Abyssinian, Syrah, is missing. Jill's convinced her kitty's been catnapped, but when her cat-crime-solving leads her to a murdered body, suddenly all paws point to Jill.… (more)

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