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CLAWS AND EFFECT By Rita Mae Brown

BE KIND It is cold in Crozet, Virginia when this tale about Mrs Murphy and friends begins. Little Min is running for Mayor against her father. The head maintenance man at the hospital is found DEAD in the basement at … Continue reading

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TALL TAIL By Rita Mae Brown

Two stories are featured in this visit to Cross, Virginia. There is not much mystery as Harry and friends seek to solve a Barbara Leader’s death, a nurse for former governor Sam Holloway. Next, we find ourselves in the 18 … Continue reading

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SANTA CLAWED By Rita Mae Brown

This one of the best Mrs Murphy’s book I have read as the are the MC’s set against the background of Crozet and Harry’s farm. The animals were normal except for talking to each other. It is Christmas time and … Continue reading

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TAIL GAIT By Rita Mae Brown

Over the years I have enjoyed reading about antics of Mrs Murphy, Pewter and Wee Tucker their comments between themselves and the other animals the snake, opossum, owl, coyote and fox. I like the comments on their human companions. This … Continue reading

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MURDER ON THE PROWL By Rita Mae Brown

Our story begins with a couple of false obituaries. The men are both associated with St. Elizabeth School. One of the star football player is guilty of placing the first obituary but denies placing the second. Later both men are … Continue reading

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NINE LIVES TO DIE by Rita Mae Brown

Another good visit with Harry and Mrs Murphy. Harry and Fair are helping with fund rising for Silver Linnings, a boy’s camp for problem boys. They are delivering goods to the needy collected by the area’s churches. While out exploring … Continue reading

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REST IN PIECES by Rita Mae Brown

The second book in this cozy mystery series. The animals are delight and their talks with each other highlight the series. Parts of a body are found in Foxton’s cemetery by Mrs Murphy and Tucker. Shortly other body parts turn … Continue reading

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MURDER AT MONTICELLO by Rita Mae Brown

The Harry and friends are investigating a murder that occurred in the 1800s at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home. Archaeology of the slave housing is occurring and a body is found under the foundations. The cold case is well written and … Continue reading

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