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- ISBN: 9780553392470
- ISBN: 0553392468
- ISBN: 9780553392463
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 
|Summary, etc.:||"Returning to Virginia's post-revolutionary history and to characters introduced in Tail Gait, the story follows the Garth sisters and their husbands, neighbors to a brutal slaveholder whose murder at the hands of one of his slaves is neither unexpected nor unwarranted, especially when the impetus was an attack on that slave's wife. The sisters manage to smuggle the fugitive to safety in York, Pennsylvania, while ensuring that the circumstances underlying the entire ordeal stay long buried. Until now. Harry and her animal companions come closer to drawing a link between the past and the present. And in this centuries-spanning caper, they will discover that hiding who you really are may have mortal consequences ... As the questions surrounding"--|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2016 May #2
The intrepid feline Mrs. Murphy helps Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen solve the murder of a home-care nurse in this latest in Brown's long-running pet mystery series. The story travels back and forth from the murder of the nurse, who was caring for Harry's best friend's grandfather, the former governor, and another murder involving slaves in postâRevolutionary War Virginia. The stories are connected, with the present-day murder having roots deep in the past. The legacy of racism is a theme throughoutâin the slavery story, of course, but also in the governor's own past as a one-time defender of segregation. Keeping the characters and plotlines straight can be taxing but proves more than worth the effort for the richness of the story and especially its fascinating conclusion. As always in this series, there are plenty of humorous pet asides to leaven the proceedings. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.
Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of the Sneaky Pie Brown series; the Sister Jane series; the Runnymede books, including Six of One and Cakewalk; A Nose for Justice and Murder Unleashed; Rubyfruit Jungle; and In Her Day, as well as several other novels. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, Brown lives in Afton, Virginia.
Sneaky Pie Brown, a tiger cat born somewhere in Albemarle County, Virginia, was discovered by Rita Mae Brown at her local SPCA. They have collaborated on numerous Mrs. Murphy mysteries—in addition to Sneaky Pie’s Cookbook for Mystery Lovers and Sneaky Pie for President.
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