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Feline Felonies (2001) [Anthology]
by Phyllis Bentley Bruce Bethke Lilian Jackson Braun A.H.Z. Carr Hugh B. Cave Lillian de la Torre Gene DeWeese Fred Hamlin Joyce Harrington Patricia Highsmith Edward D. Hoch James Holding Clark Howard Lael J. Littke Richard Lockridge Frances Lockridge Leslie Meier Ingram Meyer Patricia Moyes Barbara Owens Edgar Pangborn Ellis Peters Charles Peterson Edgar Allan Poe Mary Reed Ruth Rendell Kristine Kathryn Rusch Steven Saylor Nancy Schachterle Lee Somerville Theodore Sturgeon Roy Vickers Jimmy Vines Manly Wade Wellman P.G. Wodehouse Sandra Woodruff Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Edited by: Abigail Browning.

From the pages of America's two best-selling mystery magazines, here are 43 maliciously entertaining cat tales, each celebrating the time-honored relationship between a good mystery and a prescient four-footed companion. Whether the silent witness or active participant, our feline friend plays an integral part in the puzzling world of crime and punishment.

Tales of murder, mayhem, and meows are all here in this irresistible collection of purr-fect cat crime stories from the world's best mystery writers. Mystery fans and cat lovers alike will devour "pick of the litter" tales from the likes of P.G. Wodehouse, Theodore Sturgeon, Edward D. Hoch, and many others. Readers will delight in bestselling author Lilian Jackson Braun's story of a charming Siamese named SuSu, who's the first to smell a rat in a chilling tale of two spinster sisters and an eccentric neighbor. Patricia Highsmith depicts an eerie tale of a mysterious creature that inhabits a couple's home and serves as a constant reminder of their guilt. And Ruth Rendell leads an unwary motorist up the garden path to an elderly cat owner's cottage, giving a sinister twist to the old maxim, "an eye for an eye." In these purebred stories of felines and felonies, a cat gives a criminal reason to "paws" ... and gives readers a selection that's a terrific tabby treat from first page to last.

Either as a tool for the criminal, a bodyguard for a would-be-victim, or the avenger for the innocent, it's a safe bet that in this collection of mysteries, the cat holds the clue!

Contents:

  • Catspaw by Sandra Woodruff
  • SuSu and the 8:30 Ghost by Lilian Jackson Braun
  • The Caller by Hugh B. Cave
  • The Alexandrian Cat by Steven Saylor
  • Miss Paisley’s Cat by Roy Vickers
  • Arnold by Fred Hamlin
  • Call to Witness by Nancy Schachterle
  • The Sin of Madame Phloi by Lilian Jackson Braun
  • The Nile Cat by Edward D. Hoch
  • Cat’s-Paw by Mary Reed
  • Cat of Dreams by Frances & Richard Lockridge
  • The Abominable House Guest by Theodore Sturgeon
  • Phutt Phat Concentrates by Lilian Jackson Braun
  • The Faithful Cat by Patricia Moyes
  • A Case of Catnapping by A.H.Z. Carr
  • Who Killed Wee Winky? by Barbara Owens
  • The Witch’s Cat by Manly Wade Wellman, writing as Gans T. Field
  • The Cat in the Bag by Charles Peterson
  • The Cat and Fiddle Murders by Edward D. Hoch
  • Professor Kreller’s Secret by Ingram Meyer
  • A Feline Felony by Lael J. Littke
  • The Lady Wore Black by Hugh B. Cave
  • Helix the Cat by Theodore Sturgeon
  • Death at the Excelsior by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Miss Phipps and the Siamese Cat by Phyllis Bentley
  • Little Miracles by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • The Black Cat by Lee Somerville
  • Cat Burglar by Gene DeWeese
  • The Theft of the Mafia Cat by Edward D. Hoch
  • Spectre in Blue Doubleknit by Bruce Bethke
  • The Old Gray Cat by Joyce Harrington
  • Animals by Clark Howard
  • The Searching Cats by Frances & Richard Lockridge
  • The Highwayman’s Hostage by Lillian de la Torre
  • Ming’s Biggest Prey by Patricia Highsmith
  • The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Chocolate by Leslie Meier
  • A Visitor to Mombasa by James Holding
  • Between a Cat and a Hard Place by Jimmy Vines
  • The Empty Birdhouse by Patricia Highsmith
  • The Trinity Cat by Ellis Peters
  • Mrrrar! by Edgar Pangborn
  • Long Live the Queen by Ruth Rendell

Original title: Feline Felonies
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and Mystery


The following works are contained within this one:
     Black Cat, the (1843) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Fluffy (1947) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Nile Cat, the (1965) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     Empty Birdhouse, the (1969) [Short Story]
      Author: Patricia Highsmith
     Theft of the Mafia Cat, the (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     Helix the Cat (1973) [Novelette]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Cat and Fiddle Murders, the (1983) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     Long Live the Queen (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: Ruth Rendell
     Cat Burglar (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene DeWeese

Notes:

  • Mystery Cats/More Mystery Cats appear to contain some of the same stories without being sub works in any definition

Edition #1: Feline Felonies

Feline Felonies (2001)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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ISBN: 1578661145

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