Your audiobook is waiting…

The Cat Who Said Cheese

Narrated by: George Guidall
Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (284 ratings)
Regular price: $19.95
$14.95/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Publisher's Summary

Pickax loves a big occasion. The Great Food Expo is about to begin, introducing new restaurants, country inns, food specialty shops and a new food page in the "Moose County Something." Lurking in the background is a killer determined to make this an event Pickax City will never forget.

The Expo begins with a literal bang: a bomb wrecks the hotel, killing a housekeeper and causing extensive damage. Luckily for Pickax, Qwill is on the scene, his moustache twitching with suspicions that this bomb was intended as something stronger than a warning to someone. His evidence: Koko and Yum Yum's new interest in cheese, especially Gruyere, Brie and Feta. Qwill and the Siamese are on a case that will demand all their feline intuition and mustachioed insight!

©1996 Lilian Jackson Braun (P)2005 Phoenix Books

What members say

Average Customer Ratings

Overall

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    205
  • 4 Stars
    57
  • 3 Stars
    17
  • 2 Stars
    3
  • 1 Stars
    2

Performance

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    208
  • 4 Stars
    34
  • 3 Stars
    4
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Story

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    174
  • 4 Stars
    56
  • 3 Stars
    13
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    4
Sort by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Delight light

If you could sum up The Cat Who Said Cheese in three words, what would they be?

Simple pleasure here

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes

Any additional comments?

Ms. Braun's books are not for the heavy handed listener but are delightful like candy for your brain. The charters are believable and the cats endearing. George Guidall all ways gives a good read.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Irresistibly Implausible

Fun, lighthearted mystery novel. Not for those seeking grit, but great literary escapism. While there's a high body count, descriptions of violence are kept minimum. (Heads up, possible spoiler: while mostly easy listening, this novel does contain some descriptions of spousal abuse.) This is among the stronger Cat Who titles, and Guidall's narration is fantastic.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Excellent book!!

Lillian Jackson Braun was a phenomenal writer!! Her "The Cat Who" books are fabulous!! I would highly recommend this book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

sweet

I absolutely love her style of writing, and the fact that she doesn't assume the her readers have a lack of intelligence. I enjoy the fact that on occasion I get to put my dictionary to use.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Charming and Informative!

Another fun, informative and engaging story! Great characters! Love the cats and their antics! Interesting storyline!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

another amazing book

The lovely lady puts so much in her books, every detail is amazing and honestly I was stumped the first go round on who did it.

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Smile and say Cheese

When cheese is the basic star you know the writer is good. (learned a lot about cheese) It's amazing how Lilian was able to make cheese one of the star components and make it work so well in the story. Love the easy pace. Just lay back and listen. Enjoy!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Great Story Telling

I enjoyed the nerrator, sounded like he had fun reading this book. The author wrote another great adventure and mystery story.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

good book

plot was weak, why a woman looking to hide would return to a town she honeymoons in, is a foolish idea. the wholesale killing spree in a small town, also a poor idea. the clues were not that good, even the main character didn't put it together untill after the fact. this is a book best suited to people that like the car who series. the narrator did a good job bring the characters to life.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars

Excellent

A truly wonderful read. The narration by George Guidall is excellent as always. This author is truly a gift. She is truly missed.

Sort by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Annie
  • 11-28-18

One of the BEST!

This was an especially great listen, one of the best, I think. George Guidall's voice is perfect for the wry humour and wisdom of the main character; I can almost feel the moustache!! Highly recommended

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Bridget
  • 08-01-17

Another lovely tale

I love these books. They're gentle, humorous and perfect for listening when stressed or tired. I wish Audible had all of them!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Debra K
  • 09-27-15

George has a voice like melted chocolate.

The narrator brings something special to the Cat Who stories. They're charming who done its, with cat lovers especially catered for.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Teresa Cooper
  • 05-26-15

The cats whiskers.

What can I find wrong with this audible book... Nothing at all.
What can I find right with this book... Everything.
I know that when I pick up a " The Cat Who..." book I'm in for a very good read / listen. Qwill as always stands up for those who can't do so for them selves. 😺😺😉

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Pearlgirl
  • 01-24-15

Gentle Irony

Excellent narration makes this an easy, relaxing, amusing tale of the lives of the folks of Pickaxe .

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • PPod
  • 12-15-13

An acquired taste

I found this series of books by accident. I love George Guidall's voice and have listened to a few of the stories more than once because of this. This story is similar to others in the series. Its gentle, familiar and easy.