Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
2 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
3 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
4 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
5 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
6 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
7 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
8 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
9 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy



10 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
11 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
12 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
13 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
14 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
15 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3 Buy
16 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3 Buy
17 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
18 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
19 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
20 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3 Buy
21 Amateur Sleuth / AS 2 Buy
22 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
23 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
24 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3 Buy
25 Thriller / T 4 Buy
26 Thriller / T 4 Buy
27 Mystery / M 4 Buy
28 Mystery / M 3.5 Buy
29 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3 Buy



30 Cozy Mystery / CZ 0 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery


  • Book - 1

    Curiosity just might be the death of Mrs. Murphy--and her human companion, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen.  Small towns are like families:  Everyone lives very close together. . .and everyone keeps secrets.  Crozet, Virginia, is a typical small t...



  • Book - 2

    Mrs. Murphy thinks the new man in town is the cat's meow....Maybe she should think again. Small towns don't take kindly to strangers unless the stranger happens to be a drop-dead gorgeous and seemingly unattached male. When Blair Bainbridge comes ...



    • / Amateur Sleuth
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 3

    Mrs. Murphy digs into Virginia history--and gets her paws on a killer. The most popular citizen of Virginia has been dead for nearly 170 years. That hasn't stopped the good people of tiny Crozet, Virginia, from taking pride in every aspect of Thom...



    • / Amateur Sleuth
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 4

    “Mrs Murphy’s fourth caper will be lapped up like half-and-half by the faithful.”—Kirkus Reviews “The best yet.”—Publishers Weekly The residents of tiny Crozet, Virginia, thrive on gossip, especially in the post office, where Mary Minor...



    • / Amateur Sleuth
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 5

    The annual steeplechase races at Montpelier, once the home of James and Dolley Madison, are the high point in the social calendar of the horse-mad Virginians of cozy Crozet. The race meet offers a cracking good time with old friends and a chance to g...



  • Book - 6

    As the principal of St. Elizabeth's, an exclusive private school that caters to Crozet, Virginia's, best families, Roscoe Fletcher has proven himself to be a highly effective and vastly popular administrator. So when his obituary appears in the local...



  • Book - 7

    It takes a cat to write the purr-fect mystery. Things have been pretty exciting lately in Crozet, Virginia--a little too exciting if you ask resident feline investigator Mrs. Murphy. Just as the town starts to buzz over its Civil War reenactment, ...



  • Book - 8

    "You'll never get old." Each member of the class of 1980 has received the letter. Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, who is on the organizing committee for Crozet High's twentieth reunion, decides to take it as a compliment. Others think it's a joke. But ...



  • Book - 9

    Winter puts tiny Crozet, Virginia, in a deep freeze and everyone seems to be suffering from the winter blahs, including postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen. So all are ripe for the juicy gossip coming out of Crozet Hospital--until the main sour...







  • Book - 10

    Spring fever comes to the small town of Crozet, Virginia. As the annual Dogwood Festival approaches, postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen feels her own mating instincts stir. As for tiger cat Mrs. Murphy, feline intuition tells her there's more ...



  • Book - 11

    When winter hits Crozet, Virginia, it hits hard--and hangs on for months. That's nothing new to postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her friends, who keep warm with hard work, hot toddies, and rabid rooting for the University of Virginia's w...



  • Book - 12

    A mysterious death in a Virginia farm town has the locals scratching their heads--while frisky feline Mrs. Murphy and her friends, fat-cat Pewter and corgi Tee Tucker, uncover clues as they curl their way around a cold-blooded killer. This balmy s...



  • Book - 13

    With the holidays approaching, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her best friend, Susan Tucker, take a much-needed time-out at the mountain monastery of Mount Carmel. But their worldly worries are soon overshadowed when, before their eyes, a statue of...



  • Book - 14

    After an unexpected rekindling of their romance, Harry and her veterinarian ex-husband, Fair Haristeen, have happily remarried. But their nuptials are quickly overshadowed by the murder of a world-famous grape expert who was in town visiting the loca...



  • Book - 15

    Instead of a proper second honeymoon, the newly remarried Harry and Fair Haristeen leave cozy Crozet, Virginia, for Shelbyville, Kentucky, site of the famous saddlebred horse show. There they'll visit dear friends Joan Hamilton and Larry Hodge and en...



  • Book - 16

    New York Times bestselling authors Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner, Sneaky Pie Brown, return with a new mystery starring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, the sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and corgi Tee Tucker. But are they any match for a...



  • Book - 17

    New York Times bestselling authors Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner, Sneaky Pie Brown, are back for the holidays in a new mystery featuring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, the sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and corgi Tee Tucker. Can they s...



  • Book - 18

    Acclaimed authors Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner, Sneaky Pie Brown, are back with this new mystery starring Mary Minor Harry Haristeen, the sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and corgi Tee Tucker. And this time they must catch a killer det...



  • Book - 19

    Beloved authors Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-conspirator, Sneaky Pie Brown, sow the seeds of an all-new mystery featuring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and that incorrigible corgi Tee Tucker. This time aroun...







  • Book - 20

    To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the beloved Mrs. Murphy mystery series, Rita Mae Brown and her intrepid feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with a charming claw-biting tale starring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen. Of course prowling fait...



  • Book - 21

    Finally, a candidate representing all Americans -- both predator and prey! Tired of politics as usual? Despair not: This election year, Rita Mae Brown has thrown her cat into the ring. Her intrepid feline co-author, Sneaky Pie Brown, is taking ti...



  • Book - 22

    Rita Mae Brown collaborates with feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown in a new mystery starring Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen, the curious cat detectives Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and Tee Tucker, the valiant crime-solving corgi. Halloween arrives early...



  • Book - 23

    Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with an all-new mystery starring Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen, intrepid kitty sleuths Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and Tee Tucker, the ever-faithful crime-solving corgi. This time around,...



  • Book - 24

    There’s nothing like a tail well told. Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with an all-new mystery featuring Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen, crime-solving cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and ever-faithful Tee Tucker the c...



  • Book - 25

    In this fast-paced mystery by Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown, Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen and her animal friends seek to solve a whodunit rooted in eighteenth-century Virginia -- uncovering a shocking secret that refuse...



  • Book - 26

    The beloved Mrs. Murphy series continues with this contemporary mystery involving wild animal poaching, set against a historical narrative that takes place in America's post-revolutionary past....



  • Book - 27

    Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with a new tale in their bestselling Mrs. Murphy series, as mysteries past and present converge in Albemarle County, Virginia. Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen and her friends and ani...



  • Book - 28

    Death stalks the Blue Ridge Mountains as a centuries-old mystery resurfaces and murder mars the lead-up to an annual beagle competition, in a thrilling new tale from Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown. A massive nor’easter ...



  • Book - 29

    Mary Minor “Harry” Harristeen is on the hunt for a killer with a deadly green thumb when a day in the garden turns fatal in this exciting new mystery from Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown. Spring arrives in northern V...







  • Book - 30

    Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen gets a little help from her veterinarian husband to solve the murder of a young equine vet whose death may be linked to his new clinic in this tantalizing mystery from Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author S...