Cat in a Crimson Haze (Midnight Louie Series #4)

Cat in a Crimson Haze (Midnight Louie Series #4)

by Carole Nelson Douglas

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Overview

JANET EVANOVICH calls Midnight Louie "the funniest, hairiest, hard-boiled detective on the planet."

The fourth Midnight Louie mystery is "the best Louie adventure yet, full of intricate plotting and sharp characterization. And Louie? Nine lives wouldn't be nearly enough for this dude," says Publishers Weekly.

New York Times Notable Book of the Year author Carole Nelson Douglas pits petite PR powerhouse Temple Barr against mysterious saboteurs whose "pranks" threaten her life when she supervises a redo of the Crystal Phoenix hotel-casino as a "family friendly" venue. Temple must contend with the local police, FBI agents, obnoxious reporters and a posse of semi-reformed Mafiosi wearing pastel zoot suits. Luckily, alley cat P.I. Midnight Louie unsheaths his shivs to help his new detecting roommate expose the foul play at work.

The Prime Suspect finds the series "everything you might want in a mystery: glitzy Las Vegas, real characters, suspense, a tough puzzle, and...on top of it all, a fine sense of humor and some illuminating social commentary."

"Las Vegas's feline detective extraordinary returns... Louie is an irresistible combination of Nathan Detroit and Sam Spade. Plenty of interest here for a lengthy, fun-filled series."--Mostly Murder

"If it's murder, it must be Midnight Louie time! Carole Nelson Douglas's cool dude feline detective pulls off some fancy footwork when he matches wits with a murderer...Written with stylish zest and irresistible panache, this clever tale operates on a multiplicity of levels."--Melinda Helfer, RT Book Reviews 4½ stars

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158009396
Publisher: Wishlist Publishing
Publication date: 11/24/2015
Series: Midnight Louie Series , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 219,211
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Carole Nelson Douglas is the author of the bestselling Feline Noir Midnight Louie mysteries. She penned the New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Good Night, Mr. Holmes, about Irene Adler, being the first author to take a woman from the Sherlock Canon as a protagonist. She also writes the Delilah Street, Paranormal Investigator, noir urban fantasies. She specializes in witty, adventurous novels in the mystery/thriller, high and urban fantasy, and romance/women's fiction genres. She has RT Book Review magazine lifetime achievement awards in mystery, suspense,and versatility, and many Cat Writers' Association writing awards. Carole was inducted into the Texas Literary Hall of Fame in 2012. She does a mean Marilyn Monroe impersonation, rescues cats and the occasional dog in her spare time, and Zumbas with werewolves.

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Cat in a Crimson Haze (Midnight Louie Series #4) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
bookwormteri on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This Louie and Temple are back at the Crystal Phoenix hotel and casino to try and come up with a PR plan to make it family friendly. Temple also has her hands full trying to "edit" (rewrite) a satiric look at Las Vegas for an annual show. Matt is seeking his ne'er do well stepfather. There are rumors of a heist at the the Phoenix, but is it just to throw another hotel off guard?
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