Murder Past Due

Murder Past Due

Book - 2010
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A famous author returns to his hometown and is murdered. It's up to Charlie Harris, the town's librarian, and his cat Diesel, to find the killer before the wrong person is arrested for the crime. The trouble is, every last one of Charlie's friends and coworkers had a score to settle with the novelist.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, [2010]
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime mass-market ed
ISBN: 9780425236031
Branch Call Number: JAMES M
Characteristics: 294 pages ; 18 cm


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Charlie Harris, librarian and owner of Diesel, a Maine Coon cat he walks on a leash, must browse through the history section of Athena, Mississippi’s past in order to find the killer of his former classmate-turned-bestselling novelist, Godfrey Priest.

Mystery. Everyone in Athena knows librarian Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat named Diesel that he walks on a leash. They also know his classmate-turned-famous bestselling novelist, Godfrey Priest. But someone took Godfrey off the bestseller lists - permanently, and with extreme prejudice. No... Read More »

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123sandrad May 12, 2012

OK, if you like sloppy writing. I mean really - the protagonist/narrator lost both his wife AND his aunt to pancreatic cancer AND one of the suspects is dying is of pancreatic cancer as well!!??

Every noise the bleeping cat makes is mentioned - yet not a peep as to how the 50 year old narrator managed to be a teenage father while completing whatever the heck degree you need to become a librarian.

Kitkat15 Feb 10, 2012

I thought the author left a lot of questions unanswered at the end, but fun to read if you're a librarian or a cat lover.


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