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    • Probable Claws

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    "Harry" Haristeen and her friends and animal companions pursue the threads of a mystery dating back to Virginia's post-Revolutionary past, introduced in A Hiss Before Dying, while their 18th century predecessors continue to struggle with the challenges of the fledgling country. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • #27: Probable Claws is the 4th in a 4 book series

    • By ginny chambliss on 10-11-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Wish You Were Here

    • By: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 231

    Curiosity just might be the death of Mrs. Murphy - and her human companion, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen. Small towns are like families: Everyone lives very close together. . .and everyone keeps secrets. Crozet, Virginia, is a typical small town - until its secrets explode into murder. Crozet's thirty-something post-mistress, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, has a tiger cat (Mrs. Murphy) and a Welsh Corgi (Tucker), a pending divorce, and a bad habit of reading postcards not addressed to her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Language of the Cats

    • By Naked and Hungry on 01-29-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Pay Dirt

    • By: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

     

    New York Times best-selling authors Rita Mae Brown and her cat, Sneaky Pie, have captivated fans around the world with their Mrs. Murphy mysteries. In this fourth entry, the residents of Crozet, Virginia, find their summer slumbers interrupted by a pair of newcomers. When one of the visitors is found dead and $2 million goes missing from the Crozet National Bank, it falls to Mrs. Murphy and her four-legged pals to save the day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyed

    • By badfish on 04-15-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Homeward Hound

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Rita Mae Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the fanfare is interrupted by the discovery of a body, "Sister" Jane Arnold and her company of loyal hounds find themselves faced with a pressing task - to uncover who has killed a beloved club faithful. It's no help that the meddling, loathsome Victor Harris lurks in the shadows, weaseling his way back into the life of his disinherited daughter. As always, the gang must untangle the complex web of clues laid before them, and with Sister Jane at the helm, they will not rest until the truth is laid bare.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Crazy Like a Fox

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Rita Mae Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    A mystery full of colorful characters (both two- and four-legged!), gorgeous country landscapes, timeless traditions, and the breathtaking thrill of the fox hunt. The fox has made short work of the henhouse and is wreaking havoc across the once-peaceful Virginia hunt country. As Master of the Hunt, "Sister" Jane Arnold, her gentleman friend Gray Lorillard, the members of the Jefferson Hunt Club, and their loyal, clever hounds confront a most challenging - and all-too-human - adversary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • highly enjoyable read

    • By book on 10-07-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Rest in Pieces

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    Ever since her husband’s affair, Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen has taken a sabbatical from men. The 30-ish divorcée is content to tend her farm and gain a bird’s-eye view of the neighbors from her perch as small-town postmistress. Yet when a hunky city slicker comes to town with no clue about farming, she’s happy to show him the ropes. When pieces of a dismembered body crop up around Crozet, however, the wary townsfolk reckon the handsome stranger is the culprit.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • In Spite of Myself . . .

    • By Emily Sheldon on 08-11-12

    Regular price: $21.52

    • Santa Clawed

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Emmy Award winner Rita Mae Brown and her felicitous feline Sneaky Pie craft the 17th entry in the mega-selling Mrs. Murphy mystery series. When murder befouls the idyllic winter wonderland of Crozet, Virginia, amateur sleuth Harry Haristeen takes up the investigation. Also on the scent are Harry's intrepid, four-legged friends - who never met a mystery they couldn't solve.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Typical for the series

    • By Karen K on 07-16-13

    Regular price: $21.52

    • A Hiss Before Dying

    • By: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 76

    Autumn is in the air in the Blue Ridge Mountain community of Crozet, Virginia - and all the traditions of the changing seasons are underway. Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen cleans her cupboards; her husband, Fair, prepares the horses for the shorter days ahead; and the clamorous barking of beagles signals the annual rabbit chase through the central Virginia hills. But the last thing the local beaglers and their hounds expect to flush out is a dead body.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great story with lots of twists and turns

    • By Michael Hartley on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Puss 'n Cahoots

    • A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
    • By: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    The famous Saddlebred show in Shelbyville, Kentucky, is the perfect opportunity for remarried newlyweds Harry and Fair Haristeen to finally go on their long-delayed (second) honeymoon: a chance to combine business and pleasure, as well as to drop in on some old friends.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cozy No More

    • By Carol on 05-19-08

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Tail of the Tip-Off

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    When the dead body of building contractor H.H. Donaldson is found in the parking lot during a basketball game, felines Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, along with Tucker the Corgi, know just what will happen next. Harry Haristeen can't help but try to solve the puzzle. Who could be the killer? Is it a mistress, an archrival, or Donaldson's ailing wife? Leave it to Mrs. Murphy and her gang to lead Harry right to the missing piece.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good entry in the series

    • By SnideSide on 09-17-05

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Nine Lives to Die

    • A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
    • By: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with an all-new mystery starring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, intrepid kitty sleuths Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and Tee Tucker, the ever-faithful crime-solving corgi. This time around, Harry and her animal friends track a killer whose trail has gone as cold as the weather in December.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's like catching up with old friends!

    • By Jhbdesign on 03-13-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Murder at Monticello

    • A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    After an archaeological dig reveals a skeleton under Thomas Jefferson's Monticello home, forgotten passions and bitter controversies are re-ignited. When a modern day killer adds another body to the already tangled web of deceit, suddenly there are two murders to solve - and Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen goes hunting for the truth. Her friends Mrs.Murphy the tiger cat and Tee Tucker the corgi are on the hunt too - for a killer who's out to keep Harry quiet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MORE ENJOYMENT

    • By Dorinda on 03-17-10

    Regular price: $21.52

    • Tall Tail

    • A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
    • By: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    At any moment a perfect summer day in Crozet, Virginia - nestled within the Blue Ridge Mountains - might turn stormy and tempestuous, as Harry knows too well when a squall suddenly sweeps in. In a blink Harry's pickup nearly collides with a careening red car that then swerves into a ditch. Harry recognizes the dead driver slumped over the vehicle's steering wheel: Barbara Leader was nurse and confidante to former Virginia governor Sam Holloway.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best yet

    • By Judith on 05-23-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Sand Castle

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    It's August 1952 and seven-year-old Nickel sets off for a day at the seashore with her mother, aunt, and cousin Leroy. Leroy is recently motherless and frightened of the world around him. Nickel delights in tormenting her cousin, but the sisters try to coax him out of his shell by telling stories about their own childhood trips to the shore. Only years later can Nickel see that day for what it truly was - a life-changing lesson about family and the pleasure and heartbreak that comes with it.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Murder She Meowed

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    What do steeplechase, playing cards, and daggers have in common? They all play vital roles in the intricately woven plot of Sneaky Pie and her human cohort Rita Mae Brown in this delightful mystery. While Mary "Harry" Haristeen and her cat Mrs. Murphy attend the annual steeplechase at Montpelier, Mrs. Murphy discovers something amiss. During the celebration following the race, one of the jockeys is found dead in the barn, a dagger through his heart and the queen of clubs impaled by the dagger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Animal Lover's Delight

    • By K. Adkins on 01-08-09

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Sour Puss

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    The New York Times best-selling Mrs. Murphy mystery series is a favorite with cozy fans and cat lovers all over the world, and Sour Puss has all the red herrings and surprising plot twists fans adore. When world-renowned grape and fungus expert Professor Vincent Forland is decapitated in Crozet, Virginia, it looks like a political killing. Forland had recently lectured on how distilled fungus plays a critical role in chemical warfare.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Tedious

    • By Jane Mcdowell on 07-29-06

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Cat's Eyewitness

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 143

    The New York Times best-selling Mrs. Murphy mysteries delight fans with an irresistible blend of suspense, engaging characters, and the entertaining high jinks of some quick-witted, four-legged friends. With more than two million copies in print, the series has made co-authors Rita Mae and Sneaky Pie Brown the most popular human/feline writing team in the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cat's Eyewitness

    • By Lori A. Foster on 04-22-06

    Regular price: $21.52

    • Whisker of Evil

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    New York Times best-selling authors Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown continue their beloved Mrs. Murphy series in Whisker of Evil. Mystery fans cannot get enough of these cozy whodunits featuring the case-cracking duo of intrepid postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her brilliant, sleuthing cat, Mrs. Murphy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Another good mystery

    • By Kaelin on 12-01-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Murder on the Prowl

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Filled with frisky pets and fine suspense, the Mrs. Murphy mysteries are instant New York Times best sellers. Fans love the sleuthing team of spunky postmistress "Harry" Harristeen and Mrs. Murphy, her savvy tiger stripe cat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mrs. Murphy, Pewter, and T. Tucker rock!

    • By B. Maxwell on 02-09-17

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Pawing Through the Past

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    In this warm-hearted puzzler, "Mary Minor Harry" Haristeen is preparing for her 20th high school reunion when trouble comes to the seemingly sleepy town of Crozet, Virginia. It all begins when classmates receive anonymous letters with a simple message: "You'll never get old." Some take the note as a compliment, others think it's a harmless practical joke. But when the class womanizer turns up dead, the message suddenly has a far more sinister meaning.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • purring my heart out

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-01-09

    Regular price: $28.67

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