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Nine live… and counting Boston freelance writer Theda Krakow thinks the local "cat lady" Lillian Helmhold will make a good feature story. When she finds the old woman dead on the floor of her rambling old Victorian, Theda begins snooping—as milling cats and a mystery pique her interest. The victim's young friend, a punk rock waitress named Violet who helped feed the cats, tells Theda that someone has been breaking into the house. But searching for what? Adding to the complexities are Lillian's mentally challenged son and a greedy real estate developer. But, as Theda discovers, Lillian's breathtaking secret was hers alone—until a killer found out. Curiosity didn't kill any of the cats. But it just might be fatal to Theda.
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Nine live… and counting

Boston freelance writer Theda Krakow thinks the local "cat lady" Lillian Helmhold will make a good feature story. When she finds the old woman dead on the floor of her rambling old Victorian, Theda begins snooping—as milling cats and a mystery pique her interest.

The victim's young friend, a punk rock waitress named Violet who helped feed the cats, tells Theda that someone has been breaking into the house. But searching for what? Adding to the complexities are Lillian's mentally challenged son and a greedy real estate developer. But, as Theda discovers, Lillian's breathtaking secret was hers alone—until a killer found out. Curiosity didn't kill any of the cats. But it just might be fatal to Theda.

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About Clea

I'm Clea Simon, author of multiple mysteries, most recently the first Pru Marlowe pet noir Dogs Don't Lie (Poisoned Pen Press) and the Dulcie Schwartz feline mystery, Grey Zone (Severn House). My nonfiction books include Mad...

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Published Reviews

Dec.30.2007

Animal rights meet designer drugs in frigid Cambridge, Mass. Freelance writer Theda Krakow (Cattery Row, 2006, etc.) covers the club scene for the local newspaper. Her latest assignment is a new band who...

Dec.30.2007

"With urban edginess, realistic characters, a feisty and sympathetic heroine and a big heart, Simon spins a frightening tale that will have you postponing your catnap till you turn the final page....