By Lydia Adamson
For the 1st time in a single quantity, twisting stories that includes off-off Broadway actress grew to become sleuth Alice Nestleton and her crime-solving cats hairy and Pancho…
A Cat in a Manger
It’s the vacation season and Alice is hoping for a merry little Christmas peacefully cat-sitting at a sprawling new york property. as a substitute, she unearths herself embroiled in a dangerous conspiracy of high-stakes horse racing, sinister seduction, and lacking funds. She understands she’d larger expect her cat’s shrewdpermanent instincts and 9 lives, given that her personal interest has landed her only a whisker clear of death.
A Cat of a unique Color
When a moonstruck pupil from Alice’s performing classification is killed in a long island bar, Alice is set to unravel the crime, specifically because the lovely Abyssinian-like cat he introduced her is stolen at the similar evening. however the capture she devises to nook the cat-napper entangles her in a much bigger mystery— a lifeless actor’s secrets and techniques of affection, revenge, and homicide
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Yuck,” the girl said. “Health food. ” The boy gave her a bag of pretzels and a cup of juice. The girl paid him and began to walk away. ” The boy held out his hand. “I need this one,” she said, and took one coin back. ” She gave the boy another dime and walked away. “I’ll have some orange juice,” Donna said. “And I’ll have apple juice,” Diane told the boy. Cam and Eric waited while the two girls drank the juice. Then Eric said, “I thought you planned to win a stuffed animal. ” “I don’t know which one to try,” Donna said.
Then she walked with them to the library. “Oh, there you are,” the librarian said when they walked in. “Ms. Benson told me how you figured out what was happening at the Dime Toss. ” “We do,” Eric said, “but that’s not why we can solve mysteries. It’s Cam’s memory. It’s amazing. ” The librarian told Cam and Eric that with the money from the fifth-grade carnival he bought a new encyclopedia. ” Then the librarian took two mystery books off his desk and said, “Ms. Benson gave these books to the library.
Please check the bicycles again,” Ms. Benson told them. “Then walk through the schoolyard. See if any of the young children are crying. ” At the bicycle racks, Cam and Eric pulled at all the locks. They were all closed. Even Debby Lane’s bicycle was locked. The boy at the Button Jar Guess needed paper. “I’m doing great,” he told Cam and Eric. ” Eric got some paper from Ms. Benson. He took it to the boy. One of the rings at the Ring Toss broke. Cam helped tape it. Cam, Eric, and the twins went to the Trivia booth last.