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Leann Sweeney

by Sandra Murphy


The last six months of Jillian Hart’s life in Mercy, South Carolina has been sheer bliss. Newly married to police chief Tom Stewart, they have blended Jillian’s Abyssinian Syrah, Himalayan Chablis, Maine Coon Merlot, and Tom’s diabetic tabby Dashiell into one sublime feline family. Jillian always makes herself available to support a cat cause, so she doesn’t hesitate when Mercy Animal Sanctuary’s owner Shawn Cuddahee asks for help. This time though, it’s to act as a buffer between himself and Chester Winston, the county animal control officer with a restraining order against Shawn that prevents him from making a welfare check on a woman and her wandering cats.

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Tea-Cozy by The Cozy Chicks

IN THE November 21 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
andFood Fun,
andMysteryrat's Maze
SECTIONS

by The Cozy Chicks


Long day today. Meetings and deadlines, traffic and headaches, arguments and resolutions . . . but now the children are asleep, the spouse is dozing, and dinner was tasty and filling. Finally, it’s time for you!

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by Sunny Frazier


“Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.” We have lots of entrepreneurs in this month’s mysteries to help keep your hands and mind busy with fun reads!
Jane Steward is organizing a Valentine’s week of activities at her book-themed resort, Storyton Hall. It all goes to hell when Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed. Rosamund had plenty of enemies: fellow novelists, a former lover, and dozens of angry fans.

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by Cynthia Chow



Allison Cuddahee, owner of Mercy, South Carolina’s pet rescue/no-kill shelter, knows a cat who travels on his own to return home always makes national news. When a feline named Clyde treks over two hundred miles to find his cancer-stricken human, it’s sure to be a media sensation. The additional hook of owner Norm Jeffrey’s death before they could be reunited makes the story more irresistible.

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by Cynthia Chow


When Jillian Hart took on the assignment of helping to remove a colony of feral cats from Mercy, South Carolina’s abandoned Lorraine Stanley Textile Mill, she was expecting the heartache and difficulty of confronting cats too wild to live with humans but lack the instincts to survive completely on their own. What is unexpected is the discovery of a human living amidst the feral cats, all the more shocking for it being Clara Jeanne Sloan, a woman long since gone missing after her own daughter’s disappearance.

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Read Humane-Mysteries With Heart

IN THE May 4 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
andPets
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by Leann Sweeney



Thanks to my publisher, Penguin, I am fortunate enough to be part of the Read Humane event along with five other mass market paperback authors. All of us write stories involving animals and we take great pride in that. We believe they indeed live up to the “Read Humane” initiative. Animals are treated with dignity and respect between the covers of our books.

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