Lilian Jackson Braun


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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-2007

    The Cat Who... - 30

    Times are a-changin' in Pickax, giving Jim Qwilleran some newsworthy notes for the Qwill Pen. A new senior center is in the works as well as a frisky production of Cats. And a local mansion is being converted into a charitable museum. Good thing ther...

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    Mystery

    Apr-2006

    Prize-winning reporter Jim Qwilleran and his extraordinary Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum always land on their feet. This special volume includes the first three books in the series.The Cat Who Could Read Backwards: Modern art is a mystery to many-bu...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-2006

    The Cat Who... - 29

    Good thing prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran has his extraordinary Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum to smell trouble from a mile away... The town of Pickax is buzzing with excitement: its residents are about to celebrate the 150th anniversary of it...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Dec-2004

    The Cat Who... - 28

    Somehow, prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran and his extraordinary Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum always land on their feet in the beloved bestselling series... With the opening night of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest fast approachin...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-2004

    The Cat Who... - 27

    The good people of Moose County are in a fever of excitement. It's almost time for the gala groundbreaking of the Pickax bookstore--and the town of Brrr is preparing for its bicentennial celebration. All the festivities, however, are spoiled by the d...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Oct-2003

    The Cat Who... - 26

    Fans of the "Cat Who.".. series get an intimate look at the private lives of those extraordinary Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum--the most unlikely, most unusual, most delightful team in detective fiction. In this charming collection of feline antics, ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-2003

    The Cat Who... - 25

    Dear Reader, Twenty-five years ago, Jim Qwilleran walked into my life...huffing into his large moustache, spelling his name oddly, drinking black coffee at the Press Club bar. He was tall but seemed world-weary. His entire earthly possessions fit ...

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    Suspense

    Oct-2002

    Fictional columnist James Qwilleran showcases the stories related to him by residents of Moose County. With an Introduction by Braun, this delightful volume reveals the offbeat history of Moose County in never-before-published stories....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-2002

    The Cat Who... - 24

    Jim Qwilleran is enjoying his stay at the Nutcracker Inn in Black Creek. His two Siamese, Koko and Yum Yum, don't seem quite as pleased with the accommodations... though Koko does enjoy keeping a keen eye on the squirrels and other local wildlife. Th...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-2001

    The Cat Who... - 23

    The way Jim Qwilleran sees it, there's nothing worse than being left high and dry. But that's exactly where he's been ever since a record-breaking drought hit Moose County. He's bedraggled. Beleaguered. And, following a rash of fires at local histori...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-2000

    The Cat Who... - 22

    As the Highland Games approach, Jim Qwilleran and the citizens of Pickax prepare to celebrate their Scottish heritage with such events as bagpipe skirling and tossing the caber. But the traditional revelry is marred by troublesome rumors when a visit...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-1999

    The Cat Who... - 21

    UFOs in Mooseville? Rumors abound that a missing backpacker has been abducted and it looks like Jim Qwilleran's sedate summer may be interrupted by an investigation--with the help of his own little aliens, Koko and Yum Yum. And when the backpacker's ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-1998

    The Cat Who... - 20

    As early spring comes to Moose County, Jim Qwilleran is looking forward to the peaceful beauty of nature's rebirth. What he gets instead is a chorus of noisy birds that constantly wakes him from a sound sleep ... especially when Koko insists on joini...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-1997

    The Cat Who... - 19

    There's been a rash of petty thievery in Pickax--ever since banker Willard Carmichael and his flashy young wife, Danielle, moved in. But now Willard's been killed in a mugging Down Below...or so it seems. Qwill's suspicious, especially when Willard's...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-1996

    The Cat Who... - 18

    With the approaching Great Food Explo, there's lots of delicious activity in Moose County-restaurant openings, a cheese-tasting, and a bake-off are planned, among other events. But there's nothing as tasty as a morsel of gossip, so when a mysterious ...

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    Mystery

    Feb-1995

    A collection of feline mystery fables features Lilian Jackson Braun's clever Siamese, Phut Phat; Edward D. Hoch's sacred cat with cold ruby eyes; and Patricia Highsmith's mysterious feline creature that serves as one couple's conscience....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-1995

    The Cat Who... - 17

    Floyd Trevelyan's historic steam locomotive, newly restored, is the newest attraction in Moose County. But the excitement is eclipsed by shock when Trevelyan disappears ... along with millions of investors' dollars. Puzzled and suspicious, Qwill's tr...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-1994

    The Cat Who... - 16

    Qwilleran and the cats are visiting an island known by many names. Qwill has always called it Breakfast Island, but to the taciturn natives, its Providence Island. To the rich summer residents it's Grand Island--and to the developers and tourists who...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Apr-1993

    The Cat Who... - 15

    Qwill's moved into the old Gage mansion--and the cats are on a treasure hunt! The house's fifty closets are crammed with several generations of junk, and while Qwill investigates two recent deaths--those of the mansion's former occupant and a local p...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Sep-1992

    The Cat Who... - 14

    Qwill's on his way to Scotland--and on his way to solving another purr-plexing mystery. But this time Kokds nowhere near the scene of the crime. He and Yum Yum are back in Pickax being coddled by a catsitter...but Koko wont sit still once Qwill's tra...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-1992

    The Cat Who... - 13

    Qwill's on top of the world when he rents a house on Big Potato Mountain. The owner, J.J. Hawkinfield, brought real estate development to the once-peaceful Potatoes. But Hawkinfield paid a steep price for his enterprise: He was pushed off a cliff by ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    May-1991

    The Cat Who... - 12

    All the world's a stage--and now Jim Qwilleran's apple orchard has become the stage for a real-life murder scene. The much-disliked director of the Pickax Theatre Club's Shakespeare production, Hilary VanBrook, is found dead after the closing-night c...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Aug-1990

    The Cat Who... - 11

    The colorful Casablanca apartment building is in danger of demolition--but not if Jim Qwilleran can help it. He's determined to restore the building to its original grandeur So he- moves in with Koko and Yum Yum--and discovers that the Casablanca is ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-1990

    The Cat Who... - 10

    When Mrs. Cobb heard unearthly noises in the antique-filled farmhouse, she called Jim Qwilleran for help. But he was too late. It looked as if his kindly ex-housekeeper had been frightened to death--but by whom? Or what? Now Qwilleran's moved into th...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Mar-1989

    The Cat Who... - 9

    Jim Qwilleran packs up his old kit bag and his two Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, for a sun-and-fun summer at his log cabin in Moose County. Their vacation starts off ominously with the disappearance of a handyman hired to patch up Qwilleran's cabin...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Sep-1988

    The Cat Who... - 8

    Living in the peaceful city of Pickax may be restful, but it certainly isn't dull. At least not for one of the most eligible bachelors in town, veteran newspaperman Jim Qwilleran. Having inherited millions, Qwilleran and his two feline companions,...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jun-1988

    The Cat Who... - 7

    There's something rotten in the small town of Pickax--at least to the sensitive noses of newspaperman Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum. An accident has claimed the life of the local paper's eccentric publisher, but to Qwilleran an...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Mar-1988

    The Cat Who... -

    A courageous Siamese bags a cunning cat burglar...a country kitty proves a stumbling block in a violent murder...and an intuitive feline's premonition helps solve the case of the missing antique dealer....

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Dec-1987

    The Cat Who... - 6

    Inheriting unexpected millions has left reporter Jim Qwilleran looking like the cat who swallowed the canary. While his two Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, adjust to being fat cats in an enormous mansion, Qwilleran samples the life-styles of the rich...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jun-1987

    The Cat Who... - 5

    Is it just a case of summertime blues or a full-blown career crisis? Newspaper reporter Jim Qwilleran isn't sure, but he's hoping a few days in the country will help him sort out his life. With cats Koko and Yum Yum for company Qwilleran heads for...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Apr-1986

    The Cat Who... - 4

    Something is amiss at Maus Haus. Not just the mystery of an unsolved "suicide" which hangs over the old mansion, but something ominous in the present-day residence. When Qwilleran moves in to work on his new gastronomical assignment, strange things b...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1968

    The Cat Who... - 3

    The team of Koko, the brilliant Siamese cat, and Qwilleran, the reporter with the perceptive moustache, is back in action--with an adorable female Siamese, Yum Yum, added to the household. When Qwilleran decides to do a feature series on Junktown,...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1967

    The Cat Who... - 2

    Jim Qwilleran is not exactly overwhelmed by his new assignment for the Daily Fluxion. Interior design has never been one of his specialties and now he's supposed to turn out an entire magazine on the subject every week! But the first issue of Graciou...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1966

    The Cat Who... - 1

    The world of modern art is a mystery to many. But for Jim Qwilleran it turns into a mystery of another sort when his assignment to cover the art beat for the Daily Fluxion leads down the path to murder A stabbing in an art gallery, vandalized paintin...

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    in More Mystery Cats

    Mystery

    1962

    Cats and crime make an irresistible combination in this second volume of Mystery Cats. Bestselling author Lilian Jackson Braun uses her favorite breed, the Siamese, to chill us with a tale of a sinister violin-playing villain who gets his comeuppance...

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