Thursday, December 3, 2020

The York Cat Crime Mysteries

I read books, and listen to audiobooks

I like mysteries, and I like cats!

Spending my downtime reading books about cats solving mysteries...oh yeah, sign me UP!

Theodore, despite his fluffy good looks, has a nose for human crime.  His human Emily has no idea that the cat is a detective, but Jonathan has his suspicions. Often going no farther than his backyard, Theodore finds he's up to his paws in trouble...and a touch of comedy!
The York Cat Crime Mystery Series, written by James Barrie
Book 1: The First of Nine
Book 2: Rear Window
Book 3: The Call of the Cat Basket

See the stack of books on the table behind Sweetie?
And that's just one baby stack of books at Eastside Cats, trust me!
I am devoted to the library...when life was normal, I'd visit multiple libraries in my travels.  I walk the shelves, looking for titles and authors that catch my fancy.

Sometimes, however, I must HAVE!
Owning books is a delight that is almost as luscious as being owned by a cat.

But how to have books without breaking one's budget?


From the website:
"AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books, fine art and collectibles where you can discover and buy the things you love. Trusted independent sellers from around the world offer for sale millions of new, used and rare books, as well as art and collectibles through the AbeBooks websites."

I thank my friend from Trout Talkin' Tabbies for suggesting Abe Books, and I'm a believer!
The York Cat Crime Mysteries were NOWHERE to be found at any local library, but Abe Books had them.
  And the price was right!

Illustration by Ms. Cat
Image taken from the interwebs

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Disclaimer: I purchased each item featured today for my own use and amusement, and mention the author and website as a courtesy to my readers.  I only post about items that I think you all may enjoy, and for no financial gain for myself.  

16 comments:

  1. You always find the most fun books and we're glad you share them with all of us. Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

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  2. What a beautiful Sweetie today! Thanks so much for the tip and thanks to the Tabbies too!

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  3. We love Abe Books and these look like a lot of fun!

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  4. I'll have to look for those books, and check out Abe Books.

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  5. Happy Thursday!! This has been the main thing we have been doing since the summer. Getting audio books to relax during this crazy time. We will have to check out these fun books and put them on our list. Thanks for sharing. Have a beautiful rest of your day.
    World of Animals Rittenhouse

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  6. Hi Sweetie!! My mum loves reading too and thrift stores are a great source of books. Mum also has an e-reader(Koko and gets books there too.)
    I like her reading as I can nap on her lap :)
    Purrs, Julie

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  7. That looks like a great series.

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  8. I am reading a cat comic book . Its great. Does that count CATS ARE PEOPLE TOO BY DAVE Coverly

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  9. Thank you. I read a lot too but don't have the budget to cover my habit.

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  10. Mom and I had never heard of that mystery series until reading your post. Thanks for sharing the information! Purr purr purr.

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  11. What a great series. We shall have to see if we can find them for our ereader.
    Ourrs
    Marv, Jo Jo, Kozmo, Cinnamon and Barb

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  12. What a coincidence. I just placed an order from AbeBooks this morning for a Christmas gift for my dad.

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  13. Those sound like fun books. :) And that illustration is so cute. Unfortunately, Jezebel had a tendency to claw my pages for attention. lol So thank heaven for e-readers, however much I love the smell of printed material. Heh... Happy reading!

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  14. I've used Abebooks for years. What an excellent resource for the booklover.

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Mee-row! Thanks for your comments; we LURV them! Purrr....