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The Tell-Tail Heart
by Monica Shaughnessy
THE TELL-TAIL HEART, is a fun and different spin on mysteries and I look forward to reading the next in the series.
~Lisa K’s Book Reviews
Whether or not you like cats, The Tell-Tail Heart will enchant you. You’ll arch your back, hiss and spit at the danger and the ‘bad guys’. Nonetheless, you will purr with satisfaction, at least until you go in search of the next Cattarina Mystery.
The Tell-Tail Heart: A Cattarina Mystery
(Cattarina Mysteries) (Volume 1)
Publisher: Jumping Jackalope Press (June 17, 2014)
Paperback: 176 pages
The untold story behind Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart.”
Philadelphia, 1842: Poe’s cat, Cattarina, becomes embroiled in a killer’s affairs when she finds a clue to the crime – a glass eye. But it’s only when her beloved “Eddy” takes an interest that she decides to hunt down the madman. Her dangerous expedition takes her from creepy Eastern State Penitentiary to Rittenhouse Square where she runs into a gang of feral cats intent on stopping her.
As the mystery pulls Cattarina deeper into trouble, even Eddy becomes the target of suspicion. Yet she cannot give up the chase. Both her reputation as a huntress and her friend’s happiness are at stake. For if she succeeds in catching the Glass Eye Killer, the missing pieces of Eddy’s unfinished story will fall into place, and the Poe household will once again experience peace.
Monica Shaughnessy has a flair for creating characters and plots larger than her home state of Texas. Most notably, she’s the author of the Cattarina Mysteries, a cozy mystery series starring Edgar Allan Poe’s real-life cat companion. Ms. Shaughnessy has nine books in print, including two young adult novels, a middle grade novel, a picture book, two cozy mystery novellas, and numerous short stories. Customers have praised her work time and again, calling it “unique and creative,” “fresh and original,” and “very well written.” If you’re looking for something outside the mainstream, you’ll find it in her prose. When she’s not slaying adverbs and tightening plots, she’s walking her rescue dogs, goofing around with her family, or going back to the grocery store for the hundredth time because she forgot milk.
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Comments on “The Tell-Tail Heart by Monica Shaughnessy Great Escapes Book Tour – Spotlight/Giveaway”
Great title and looking forward to reading it.
What an interesting twist.
I can’t wait to read this. Kitties and mysteries just go together!
Any mystery that has a cat is my type of read. Thank you for the opportunity to get to know this one. firstname.lastname@example.org
Edgar Allan Poe’s real-life cat, the basis for the sleuth in a cozy mystery. Now that’s original thinking! I am looking forward to reading this book. I hope Poe makes an appearance. His stories always made me shiver.
A cozy retelling of Poe! How can I not read this!!
sounds like a fun one!
What a fascinating book!
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