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Sour Puss (Mrs Murphy, Bk 14)
Sour Puss - Mrs Murphy, Bk 14
Author: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
After an unexpected rekindling of their romance, Harry and her veterinarian ex-husband, Fair Haristeen, have happily remarried. But the excitement of their nuptials is quickly overshadowed by the murder of Professor Vincent Forland, a world-famous grape and fungal expert who was in town visiting the local vineyards. — Within days of giving a lect...  more »
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PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780553586817
ISBN-10: 0553586815
Publication Date: 2/27/2007
Pages: 320
Edition: Reprint
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 73 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed Sour Puss (Mrs Murphy, Bk 14) on + 15 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
OK. This series has been going downhill since the author began apparantly using it as a platform for her personal issues. The cuteness and the mystery are still there but you have to work for it, slogging through lengthy discourses on ecoterrorism, viticulture, and oenology. Don't know what these are? You will! I kept wondering if there was going to be a pop quiz.
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reviewed Sour Puss (Mrs Murphy, Bk 14) on + 11 more book reviews
A pretty good mystery. A little too preachy about her personal activisim regarding agricultural terrorism.
reviewed Sour Puss (Mrs Murphy, Bk 14) on + 47 more book reviews
Another great book in the Harry, Mrs. Murphy, Tucker & Pewter saga. This one starts out really slow but the ending is terrific.
reviewed Sour Puss (Mrs Murphy, Bk 14) on + 12 more book reviews
Mrs. Murphy (tiger cat) Pewter (gray cat) and Tucker (corgi) help Harry solve a mystery about the Virginia wine grapes.
Strangely, this book takes partial place in Blacksburg,Va. and Virginia Tech.
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REPORTEDLY A JOINT EFFORT OF MS. BROWN AND SNEAKY PIE BROWN, A TIGER CAT DISCOVERED BY MS BROWN AT HER LOCAL SPCA. THE TWO HAVE COAUTHORED 13 MYSTERIES. "IT TAKES A CAT TO WRITE THE PURRFECT MYSTERY."
dogwithbooks avatar reviewed Sour Puss (Mrs Murphy, Bk 14) on + 12 more book reviews
"The 13th Mrs. Murphy mystery from bestseller Brown and her feline collaborator opens with the comic-opera remarriage of series heroine Harry Haristeen and Fair, Harry's veterinarian ex-husband, reintroducing at length some familiar characters before turning to the novel's main focusthe vagaries of the burgeoning wine industry in the Virginia Piedmont. The prospect of having your own label or selling at a profit to another winery is too good to pass up, and even Harry and Fair have put in a quarter acre of Petit Manseng grapes. But someone is trying to scare off the competition, and the disappearance of a respected expert in the mutation of toxins sets Harry's talking petscats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter and corgi Tee Tuckeron the sleuthing trail. When a longstanding feud between rival vintners leads to murder, Harry has to read the clues before attrition gives us the answers. Brown provides a captivating look at grape growing and the passionate dedication it requires."
- Publisher's Weekly


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