Cat Laughing Last - Joe Grey Bk 7 Author:Shirley Rousseau Murphy Violence and theft at a yard sale? — Murder because of an eBay auction? — The body on Susan Brittain's breakfast room floor and all her treasured purchases flung about and broken are not a good start to Susan's day. However, the criminal involvement is wider than she imagines, and may disrupt the lives of many others as well. Joe Grey and Dulcie s... more »uspect as much. With their unique ability to break and enter where the cops can't, the two cats begin gathering evidence. Meanwhile the cats' human friends deal with a famous author and his ill-tempered wife as they try to produce his play without coming to blows. And several senior ladies seek an innovative solution to retirement security, using their revenue from eBay and yard sales. But as Joe Grey and Dulcie dig into California history, they discover that certain artifacts, appearing at those same sales, hold the key to the puzzle. The crudely carved antique casks -- the legacy of a Spanish bride two hundred years dead--are the link the cats have been searching for.
Yet it is the young tortoiseshell, Kit, fascinated by the delights of theater production, who nearly gives away the cats' greatest secret. Kit, with her own surprising venture, almost alerts the entire village that these cats can speak and are more perceptive and sharper of wit than most humans could ever imagine.« less
The saga continues - once again those inimitable, vocalizing cats solve a mystery in Molena Point, California. Rude women, wild kittens, and a dash of mythology come to life enliven this murder mystery.