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Carole Nelson Douglas

by Cynthia Chow



From A to Z readers have faithfully followed Midnight Louie, the detective cat with attitude, through his adventures in Las Vegas. The romantic and extremely suspenseful fates of his frequent human companions were finally resolved in Cat in an Alphabet Endgame, with Public Relations whiz Temple Barr, late night radio host Matt Devine, and Mystifying Max magician Max Kinsella all finding variations of their own Happily Ever After.

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by Cynthia Chow



All the past events have led to this. Las Vegas public relation agent Temple Barr is about to walk down the aisle with Matt Devine, the ex-priest-turned-radio-counselor who just received a tantalizing offer to host his own television show. Mystifying Max Kinsella, the magician who first lured Temple to Vegas only to disappear, has returned with both his memories and his lost cousin, and homicide detective Lieutenant Carmen Molina has finally given up her pursuit of him as a murder suspect.

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by Cynthia Chow




After the events of Cat in an Alien X-Ray, Las Vegas freelance public relations agent Temple Barr is engaged, planning both a possible move and a wedding, and dodging an assassin with the resilience of both Jason Voorhees and Michael Myers. Professionally, Temple has an assignment to be a white glove-assistant/babysitter for the recently reunited 80s rock band Black and White. Torn apart by romantic jealousies, three of their members disappeared. Now, after twenty-five years, the two diva singers return for a concert at the Crystal Palace.

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by Carole Nelson Douglas



I’m in need of some serious hiding.
Behind a garage or a garbage can won’t do.
My thumping heartbeat tells me I’ve wasted way too much time considering options.
My eyes scan the familiar neighborhood.

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