Friday 6 July 2018

The Persian Always Meows Twice (A Cat Groomer Mystery #1) by Eileen Watkins

The Persian Always Meows Twice (A Cat Groomer Mystery #1)

Cat lovers are thrilled to welcome an expert groomer to the picturesque town of Chadwick. But scratch below the surface, and unmasking a killer becomes a game of cat and mouse . . .

Professional cat grooming isn't all fluff--when the fur starts flying, Cassie McGlone, owner of Cassie's Comfy Cats, handles her feistiest four-legged clients with a caring touch and nerves of steel. While these qualities certainly help keep her business purring, they also come in handy when she makes a house call to her best client, millionaire George DeLeuw, and discovers his murdered body next to his newly orphaned Persian, Harpo.

To help the local police find the actual killer, Cassie begins her own investigation. But no one, from George's housekeeper to his vindictive ex-wife, is giving up clues. Not until Cassie is given permission to temporarily board Harpo does anyone show interest in the Persian's wellbeing. Someone is desperate to get their paws on Harpo before the feline helps untangle a felony. Are there deadly truths that a cat whisperer like Cassie can coax out? She needs to tread lightly and remember she gets one life, not nine. . . . 

"A delightful debut mystery. It's smart, well-plotted, and features a cast of characters--both human and feline--that I want to see more of. This book will be catnip for cat lovers."
--Laurien Berenson, author of Wagging through the Snow

"The purr-fect mystery to curl up with for a lovely cozy read, preferably with a cup of tea, cuddly cat optional but recommended." --Leslie Meier, author of Turkey Trot Murder  (Summary via Goodreads)

There is so much to LOVE about The Persian Always Meows Twice by Eileen Watkins......especially if you are a cat lover !!  Not only does Watkins tell you a captivating story but she also teaches you a thing or two about cats.  

The Persian Always Meows Twice sets the stage for a strong entertaining series.  In this first book in the Cat Groomer Mystery series you are introduced to Cassie McGlone who recently relocated to Chadwick leaving behind an abusive boyfriend and opens up her own cat grooming and boarding shop.  You will fall instantly in love with her and her 3 three cats.  You will love the shop and her apartment above the shop.  You will love her friend Dawn who also owns her own shop a few blocks away and add to the mix a handsome vetenerian and what more could you ask for ??  Oh wait....maybe a murder and Cassie finding the body and the murdered victim being her best customer who has a unique cat.....and you won't believe how many people want to get a hold of Harpo and why !!!  

Watkins knows how to keep your attention and will have you turning pages as fast as you can to see what unfolds in Cassie's life......but don't worry The Bengal Identity, the second book in this series, is within reach !!!  So go to your comfy spot, grab your kitty, a snack and settle back with Cassie and her crew.......

Review by Missi S.


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