Search Results: "Carole Nelson Douglas"


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CAT IN A VEGAS GOLD VENDETTA by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"The 22nd title in Douglas' alphabetical series (Cat in an Ultramarine Scheme, 2010, etc.) will delight her fans by tying up a lot of loose ends, even if newcomers find it hard to keep up."
Petite PR powerhouse Temple Barr joins her noir cat Midnight Louie to solve some long-simmering crimes. Read full book review >

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CAT IN A NEON NIGHTMARE by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2003

"The plot is silly and congested, and the cats so insufferably cute they'll make you run right out and buy a dog."
Finally, in the 15th escapade of Las Vegas p.r. flack Temple Barr and her know-it-all tomcat, Midnight Louie (Cat in a Midnight Choir, 2002, etc.), Douglas gets around to tying up most of the loose ends she's been carting from book to book. Read full book review >

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CAT IN AN ALIEN X-RAY by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Fans will be delighted with Midnight Louie's 25th adventure, which continues to expand the ongoing tale of murder, treachery and angst. Newcomers may want to start with the first volume to enjoy the total experience."
Las Vegas' shortest, toughest, furriest PI is on the prowl again. Read full book review >

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MARILYN by Carole Nelson Douglas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 1997

"Douglas (Cat With an Emerald Eye, 1996, etc.) provides waves of delight for Monroephiles, though there's not much illumination deeper than Gloria Steinem's neo-feminist analysis."
Thirty-five years after her death, Marilyn Monroe lives, and dies, again in this collection of 21 new stories. Read full book review >

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SPIDER DANCE by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Like its seven predecessors (Femme Fatale, 2003, etc.), a paean to women's audacity, pugnacity and street smarts, told with frisky good humor and nicely integrated historical asides: Bellevue's eminence, Mesmer's skills, Delmonico's menus."
The only woman to capture Sherlock Holmes's regard again fascinates him, this time in 1889. Read full book review >

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CAT IN A MIDNIGHT CHOIR by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2001

The 14th adventure in an ambitious, alphabetical series finds feline gumshoe Midnight Louie back in the heart of Las Vegas. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Louie's 23rd (Cat in a Vegas Gold Vendetta, 2011, etc.) brings together many of the characters beloved by loyal fans, along with enough loose threads to knit a sizable blanket. Will they all be tied up when Douglas reaches the end of the series?"
Midnight Louie, Las Vegas' toughest, shortest, darkest detective, is kidnapped, or catnapped, during a trip to Chicago. Read full book review >

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CAT ON A BLUE MONEY by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1994

"Less arch than Catnap (1992) and Pussyfoot (1993), but intolerably overextended, with a finale that'll run you within a whisker of your ninth life."
PR flack Temple Barr, arranging publicity for the Las Vegas Cat Show, is on the track of whoever gave Peggy Wilhelm's champion Birman cat Minuet a Mohawk, keeping Minuet out of shows for at least a year. Read full book review >

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CAT IN A RED HOT RAGE by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2007

"Catnip for Louie's devoted fans, though the unwary who haven't read his first 17 adventures (Cat in a Quicksilver Caper, 2006, etc.) will struggle to make sense of the relationships in this convoluted tale."
When the Red Hat Society holds its convention in Las Vegas, murder is an uninvited guest. Read full book review >

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CAT IN AN ULTRAMARINE SCHEME by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Despite the opening synopsis of Louie's 20 previous adventures (Cat in a Topaz Tango, 2009, etc.), newcomers may find it difficult to navigate this long, complicated tale, laced with intriguing characters in search of a coherent plot. Fans, however, will be rolling in catnip."
Wily noir feline detective Midnight Louie and his publicist roommate investigate a murder with roots in the days when the mob ruled Las Vegas. Read full book review >

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CHAPEL NOIR by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Douglas cleverly balances tragedy and farce in a gentle mockery of period adventure and a ruthless depiction of all-too-contemporary hatreds."
After a seven-year hiatus, fictional editor Fiona Witherspoon at last presents the return of sleuth extraordinaire Irene Adler (Irene's Last Waltz, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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CAT IN A SAPPHIRE SLIPPER by Carole Nelson Douglas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Latecomers to this long-running series (Cat in a Red Hot Rage, 2007, etc.) will be glad to see an opening chapter that helps make sense of a long list of intertwined characters from former tales. As always, Louie outshines the human cast."
The clock is ticking as Midnight Louie and Temple Barr investigate a murder at a Nevada chicken ranch. Read full book review >