The Case of the Parrot Loving Professor
2nd in Series
Setting – Buttercup Bend, a fictional town in the Catskills, New York
Next Chapter Publishing (November 6, 2022)
Paperback : 290 pages
ISBN-13 : 979-8362515294
Kindle ASIN : B0BLMZ5XG9
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The Case of the Parrot Loving Professor
by Debbie De Louise
I recommend THE CASE OF THE PARROT LOVING PROFESSOR to cozy mystery readers, especially those that enjoy stories featuring pets or settings in upstate New York.
~Guatemala Paula Loves to Read
Cathy Carter knew that returning to college would be tough, but she never expected it would involve finding her anthropology professor’s dead body.
There are no shortages of suspects in Dr. Bodkin’s murder. Besides his three ex-wives and estranged son and daughter, there are also the members of the Talking Parrots Club, a group of four parrot enthusiasts, of which he was the president and founder.
As Cathy delves into Bodkin’s murder, she discovers a relationship between her teacher and the Mennonite family from whom she purchased the farmland for her new pet rescue center. She and her friend Nancy, now employed at a detective agency, work together to help Detective Hunt and Sheriff Miller solve the crime.
Cathy followed Michael over to the cage and peered in. Looking back at her were one pair of golden eyes and one pair of green ones. The golden eyes belonged to a completely black kitten. The green eyes were from a calico but, instead of the regular black, orange, and white markings, this one was gray with white paws, neck, and stomach with a few patches of apricot.
Brody pointed at them. “The black kitty is a boy. The other is a girl. They’re siblings like me, Maggie, and Gladys were.” His voice carried a hint of sadness, as he was now the only Broom left.
“The female kitten is a dilute calico,” Michael explained. “She doesn’t have the traditional calico markings but more muted shades that are just as lovely if not more so. They’re both friendly. Want to hold them?”
Cathy hesitated. “I don’t know. Maybe it’s too soon after Oliver.”
Becky said, “Gran doesn’t think so. She thinks you’re both ready for these two sweeties.”
“You asked Gran?” Cathy was surprised. Her grandmother wasn’t good at keeping secrets.
“I suggested Becky ask her first,” Michael said. “But it was Brody who came up with the idea of giving them to you. I guess the three of us are responsible for your birthday gift.”
“I woulda taken em myself,” Brody said, “If I hadn’t adopted Stripey last month.” Cathy recalled that Brody had taken one of Maggie’s cats. He’d named the tiger-striped mackerel tabby, Stripey. Most of Maggie’s other cats had already found homes, although a few were now at the second Rainbow Rescues center that Cathy and Doug had purchased from the MaGregor’s when they’d sold their farm.
Debbie De Louise is a reference librarian at a public library. She’s the author of 14 novels including the six books of the Cobble Cove cozy mystery series featuring Alicia the librarian and Sneaky, the library cat, and the new Buttercup Bend cozy mysteries featuring Cathy Carter, the owner of a pet cemetery and rescue center. Debbie’s other books include standalone mysteries, a paranormal romance, a time-travel novel, and a collection of cat poems. She also writes articles for Catster.com and has published dozens of short stories and poems in anthologies. She’s a member of the Cat Writers’ Association, Sisters-in-Crime, International Thriller Writers, and the Long Island Authors Group. She lives on Long Island with her husband, daughter, and two cats. Learn more about her and her books by visiting https://debbiedelouise.com.
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