Tall tail : a Mrs. Murphy mystery / Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly.

By: Brown, Rita MaeContributor(s): Brown, Sneaky Pie, 1982- | Gellatly, MichaelMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Bantam Books, [2016] Edition: 1st edDescription: xvi, 320 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780553392463; 0553392468Subject(s): Haristeen, Harry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Murphy, Mrs. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Women detectives -- Virginia -- Fiction | Women cat owners -- Fiction | Cats -- Fiction | FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths | FICTION / Humorous | FICTION / SuspenseGenre/Form: Mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3552.R698 | T36 2016Summary: "Returning to Virginia's post-revolutionary history and to characters introduced in Tail Gait, the story follows the Garth sisters and their husbands, neighbors to a brutal slaveholder whose murder at the hands of one of his slaves is neither unexpected nor unwarranted, especially when the impetus was an attack on that slave's wife. The sisters manage to smuggle the fugitive to safety in York, Pennsylvania, while ensuring that the circumstances underlying the entire ordeal stay long buried. Until now. Harry and her animal companions come closer to drawing a link between the past and the present. And in this centuries-spanning caper, they will discover that hiding who you really are may have mortal consequences.... As the questions surrounding"--Provided by publisher.
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"Returning to Virginia's post-revolutionary history and to characters introduced in Tail Gait, the story follows the Garth sisters and their husbands, neighbors to a brutal slaveholder whose murder at the hands of one of his slaves is neither unexpected nor unwarranted, especially when the impetus was an attack on that slave's wife. The sisters manage to smuggle the fugitive to safety in York, Pennsylvania, while ensuring that the circumstances underlying the entire ordeal stay long buried. Until now. Harry and her animal companions come closer to drawing a link between the past and the present. And in this centuries-spanning caper, they will discover that hiding who you really are may have mortal consequences.... As the questions surrounding"--Provided by publisher.

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