A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery
Ali Brandon is the New York Times bestselling author of the Black Cat Bookshop Mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime, including Literally Murder and Words with Fiends. Writing under her real name, Diane A.S. Stuckart, she penned the popular Leonardo da Vinci historical mystery series, which received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, as well as a Florida Book Award. A native Texan with a degree in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Diane a/k/a Ali now lives in South Florida. She’s a member of Mystery Writers of America and the Cat Writers Association, as well as caretaker to three spoiled felines.
The New York Times bestselling author of Literally Murder returns to Pettistone’s Fine Books, where the silence of Hamlet the cat speaks volumes about two mysterious deaths
It’s almost Fourth of July, and to boost customer traffic in their Brooklyn neighborhood, bookseller Darla Pettistone decides to throw a block party. All the local shop owners are thrilledexcept the proprietor of Perky’s Coffee Shop, who thinks Darla is trying to poach his customers by selling her own caffeinated brew in her new bookshop café.
But when Hamlet comes upon the owner’s not-so-perky wife, it’s clear a killer has crashed the party. And when a second local business owner shuffles off this mortal coilas Hamlet’s namesake would sayDarla and her curious cat must perform some fancy footwork to shine a spotlight on a secret worth killing for
Praise for the Black Cat Bookshop Mysteries
"Thoroughly enjoyable."—Fresh Fiction
“Brandon again creates a lively whodunit.”—Richmond Times Dispatch
“My favorite crime-fighting cat, Hamlet, is back, and I couldn’t be more delighted.”—A Cozy Girl Reads