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A Book Review
by Joy Renee

The Cat Who Wasn’t A Dog
Marian Babson
© 2003
Thomas Dunne Books
206 pp

Genre: Murder mystery; who done it;

A fun romp with the aging stage and screen actresses, Trixie and Evangeline, encountered in previous Babson novels. From histrionics to hysteria, from humor to horror it is everything a Babson fan has been led to expect. Or so I hear. This is my first encounter with a Marian Babson mystery and with Trixie and Evangeline and I was thoroughly charmed. Especially by the cat, Cho Cho San who was rescued from a burning taxidermists office in the first chapter and from that point on is embroiled in the twists and turns of the plot. She’s a mystery, she’s a clue, she’s a motive, she’s a witness. She’s a flirt and a glutton. She claims the heart of more than one. And I am among them. I'm a glutton for flirty kitties.

© 2004 by Joy Renee Davis

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