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    • The Cat Who Went into the Closet

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289

    While sifting through closets of junk in the mansion they have rented, Qwill and Koko uncover a mystery involving the suicide of the former owner and the murder of a potato farmer. By the author of The Cat Who Wasn't There.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fun read

    • By Judy M. Gruhn on 06-25-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cat Who Blew the Whistle

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    When an affluent railcar owner disappears with millions of dollars belonging to Moose County investors, the international police launch an intense investigation to find the fugitive. But journalist detective Jim Qwilleran and his feline crime-busters find a mystery to unravel that is closer to home. Who blew the whistle on the embezzler? And, why did they do it?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • RELAXING FUN

    • By Chalis on 04-21-13

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Cat Who Said Cheese

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    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!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delight light

    • By Cynthia K. on 10-18-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cat Who Moved a Mountain

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323

    After five years of legal formalities, Jim Qwilleran has officially inherited his freedon and a fortune, which leaves him with a serious dilemma. What should he do now? Seeking a place of peace and isolation to make up his mind, he heads to the Potato Mountains for the summer. But Qwill lands in the middle of controversy, not solitude.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of My Favorite Authors

    • By Lisa on 03-21-07

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cat Who Knew a Cardinal

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330

    Back in Pickax, Jim Qwilleran expects to resume a quiet life, but the people and animals of Pickax have other ideas. A noisy cardinal wakes him every morning. Nosy neighbors drop by uninvited, and the Siamese misbehave, even sneezing on guests. As if they weren't bad enough, Qwill's long-time companion acts as though she is in love, with another man. But worst of all, Qwill finds a body in his apple orchard.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • lovely

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-25-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 403
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    While the town of Pickax is swept up in its sesquicentennial celebrations, Koko has developed a strange new hobby: He drops himself from balconies, occasionally landing in the oddest of places. When a young man comes to visit his wealthy relatives, Koko plummets straight onto his head!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Mystery Beading Cat on 05-09-07

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Cat Who Tailed a Thief

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    In this latest installment, prize-winning reporter Jim Qwilleran - along with his lovable Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum - solves a mystery that arises when a local banker dies under suspicious circumstances, leaving behind a flashy young widow, an unfinished house-restoration project, and a trail of clues as elusive as a cat burglar in the night....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining Story

    • By Chalis on 05-29-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cat Who Came to Breakfast

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 260
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258

    The development of a major resort complex at the southern end of Pear Island, affectionately known as Breakfast Island, is turning the town upside down. Local residents, summer people, and mainland fishermen are all hopping mad that the peace of their retreat is being shattered. But who is angry enough to murder?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the cat who is for any age group

    • By Kathy on 05-11-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Cat Who Wasn't There

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 473
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323

    Persuaded by his beloved companion to join her in a group tour of Scotland, Qwill expects to revel in his Scottish heritage while keeping Polly Duncan safe from the Pickax Prowler. Instead, his trip is cut short when a thief swipes a suitcase, the bus driver disappears, and a fellow tourist is found dead, all in the same day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good story

    • By SRuss on 10-07-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cat Who Went Bananas

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 172

    Autumn has arrived, and the citizens of Pickax find themselves amid a clamor of activity. In addition to the opening of its latest theatrical production, the town is celebrating the dedication of a new bookstore and park built in memory of Pickax's beloved bookshop owner Edd Smith. Columnist Jim Qwilleran, participating in the festivities, is also busy with his latest book project: an account of a uniquely historic guest residence, the Hibbard House.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • VERY disappointing

    • By Nina on 02-14-05

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Cat Who Moved a Mountain

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: Theodore Bikel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    After five years of legal wrangling, Jim Qwilleran has officially inherited his fortune. He looks to seek isolation in the Potato Mountains to contemplate his future, and instead, ends up in the middle of a nasty dispute between roughneck mountain folk and greedy developers. What's worse, one mountain man, Forest Beechum, has been convicted of the murder of millionaire developer J.J. Hawkinfield. Foregoing solitude, Qwill does some investigating of his own. It turns out that Forest may not have done the dirty deed...but who did?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Always like a good cat mystery

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-22-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 155

    Times are changing in Pickax, and it all makes for some newsworthy notes for the "Qwill Pen". A new senior center is in the works, and a frisky production of Cats is set to delight Moose County residents, human and feline alike. Polly Duncan is off to Paris, momentarily leaving Qwill without a companion for his apple-barn concerts, and The Librarians Who Lunch are getting read to put on a show of their spectacular Art Hats to help unite Pickax with its Lockmaster County neighbors.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No,no,no!

    • By Sharon on 02-24-07

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Cat Who Said Cheese

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: Mason Adams
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    The Great Food Expo was meant to introduce new restaurants, country inns, and food specialty shops to Pickax - it was not supposed to be a literal explosion. But that's what happened. Luckily, Qwill is on the scene, his mustache twitching with suspicions that the bomber meant to do more than send a warning. His evidence: Koko and Yum Yum's newfound interest in...cheese.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Helen on 04-13-05

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Cat Who Knew a Cardinal

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: Theodore Bikel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Qwill, Koko, and Yum Yum return for another adventure "400 miles north of everywhere" in the twelfth episode of the extraordinarily popular Cat Who... series. Back in Pickax, Jim Qwilleran's plans to resume a quiet, normal life are disrupted by a series of annoyances, culminating in the discovery of a dead body in his orchard. When Qwill's friend Dennis Hough becomes the chief suspect, he embarks on a crusade to clear Hough's name.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • abridged

    • By Res Cogitans on 06-08-07

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Cat Who Blew the Whistle

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: Mason Adams
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    When an affluent railcar owner disappears with millions of dollars belonging to Moose County investors, international police launch an intense search for the fugitive. But journalist-detective Jim Qwilleran and his feline crimebusters find a trail much closer to home, only to be deterred by a train wreck and shocking murder. Only Qwill and the cats can unravel the truth in this riveting mystery. Lilian Jackson Braun's seventeenth Cat Who... adventure is a sure winner that will enthrall her devoted fans and attract many new ones.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A little disappointed...

    • By Emma on 11-23-12

    Regular price: $12.57

    • The Cat Who Came to Breakfast

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: Dick Van Patten
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    When a cabin cruiser explodes and a series of deadly "accidents" follow, Quilleran and the cats set off for Breakfast Island to investigate. What could be the connection between the deaths and the proposed resort complex that has islanders, summer people, and mainland fishermen hopping mad? In search of a good story for his newspaper column, Qwill, Koko, and Yum Yum are on the case, which can only mean excitement for Cat Who... mystery fans.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I’ve already downloaded this book

    • By Southern Gal on 10-24-18

    Regular price: $11.87

    • The Cat Who Tailed a Thief

    • By: Lilian Jackson Braun
    • Narrated by: Mason Adams
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    As soon as banker Willard Carmichael and his flashy young wife, Danielle, arrive in Pickax, the town is hit by a rash of pilfering that soon escalates from a stolen pair of sunglasses and gloves to the entire charity collection of the Indian Village Bridge Club. Then Willard is murdered in an apparent mugging, and his wife's cousin, Carter Lee, appears to be too eager to pick up where Willard left off on a valuable business project. Luckily for Pickax, Qwill and the cats decide to do some surreptitious investigating before the small town is destroyed by a big-time crime wave.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bring back Mr. Guidall, please!

    • By GrandmaG on 12-06-12

    Regular price: $14.95