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The Cat Who Went Underground (Cat Who...Bk 9)
The Cat Who Went Underground - Cat Who...Bk 9 Author:Lilian Jackson Braun At first, it doesn't seem like a mystery. Longing for a little summer country living, Qwill and his two Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, leave downtown Pickax for their summer cottage on the outskirts of Mooseville. But their vacation is one disaster after another. The heater breaks, the plumbing backs up, the electricity goes out, chipmunks ... more »and mice invade, and the carpenter Qwill hires to build an addition vanishes, leaving Qwill with a skeleton of two-by-fours.
Told that the carpenter's disappearance is nothing unusual in Moose County, where most of the handymen are itinerant, Qwill is surprised. Clem Cottle is a native, with a farm and a growing carpentry business. He's hardly anyone's idea of a drifter.
While Qwuill's friends are acquaintances attribute Clem's disappearance to a case of pre-wedding day jitters, Qwill thinks something odd is going on. Clem is the third carpenter to disappear in the Mooseville area in the last two months. And two more have recently died in freak accidents.
Keeping his suspicions to himself, Qwill starts quietly to investigate what he believes are a string of serial killings. But without bodies, his investigation raises more questions than it answers, that is, until Koko discover's Qwill's new carpenter, Clem's replacement, dead in the crawl space beneath Qwill's cabin.
Faced with the irrefutable evidence that someone with an axe to grind is killing off the carpenters of Mooseville, Qwill, Koko and Yum Yum rush to uncover the murderer's identity before another carpenter disappears from the scene.« less