A Cat on the Cutting Edge (Alice Nestleton, Bk 9)
A Cat on the Cutting Edge - Alice Nestleton, Bk 9 Author:Lydia Adamson Alice Nestleton's acting career has a case of the no-nos -- no auditions, no jobs, no money. Even her cat-sitting work is dwindling and to add injury to insult, her harum-scarum kitty, Pancho, turns into a cat from hell rather than enter his carrier for a nail cutting trip to the vet. The solution is to call in the professionals, the Village... more » Cat People, a service for cat owners with problem pets.
Unfortunately, a far bigger problem arrives when Martha, the Cat People representative is murdered at Alice's front door. The police call it a mugging, Martha's co-workers call it an assassination. They want Alice, a well known amateur sleuth, to investigate. Alice prefers to put the tragedy behind her and move into a new loft apartment in Greenwich Village. But a second murder involving the Cat People gives her "paws." Now a clue linking the murders to a bohemian poet and the Village's vibrant past has her creating a risky trap to catch a killer. It will be a real work of art ... or a colorful way to die.« less
Easy to read mystery book including two cats -- Pancho (a Maine coon cat) and Pancho ("a lunatic half-tailed refugee from the ASPCA"). Enjoyed reading about the main character's travels in and about Greenwich Village and her association with the "Village Cat People" -- a service for cat owners with problem pets.