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A Cat By Any Other Name (Alice Nestleton Mystery #5)

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A catnip garden yields a bumper crop of murder for actress-turned-sleuth Alice Nestleton...

Alice Nestleton, beautiful off-off Broadway actress-turned-amateur-detective, has been forced into a life of crime—sleuthing that is—with some cat-sitting on the side. But this hot summer in New York she has taken a hiatus from stage and scene-of-the-crime to join a coterie of cat-lo
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 7th 1992 by Signet
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Nishanth "Art is... an Explosion!"
Read this some FOUR years ago...

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at first when the suicide/murder takes place I was really exited.
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A GIRL JUMPS/PUSHED OFF A TAAAAAAALLL BUILDING.

*SPLATTER*

*DIES*

-That funeral speech sucks-

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And then dissapointment....

Stupid Plot. Just dragging words around.
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Another hot girl(that would be our CAT detective), who is a good friend of our Mrs. Dead swears to find out the truth.

And then what does she do for a good part of book?

She sells some fucking Catnip!


Chick: Are you intersested in buying
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Delonna
Sep 29, 2014 Delonna rated it it was ok
I found this book to be so bizarre in an intriguing way. I had no idea which way it was going, which is probably why I read it so fast. I needed to know what happened because I had no clue or any ideas of my own as I read. There is one thing about the book I really do not like and that is the main character who is also the "sleuth" has a sexual relationship with her deceased best friend's husband and does so right after her best friend dies. I found that to be too much. I don't see any significa ...more
Rage
Feb 08, 2015 Rage rated it liked it
I read these books because I think the main character is fascinatingly weird. She continues to be so in this book, which seems mostly to be about alienating your friends. She has a weird affair with her dead best friend's husband, at the same time that things get weird with her friend Tony; other people's cats continue to view her with disdain; she calls a priest a liar and gets kicked out of his house...

My least favorite installment in the series so far. I don't think anything new really happe
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Pat
Jan 31, 2014 Pat rated it really liked it
Shelves: mystery
Good mystery.
Sheryl
Feb 18, 2009 Sheryl rated it liked it
Just plain fun. A romp of a mystery.
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Jun 16, 2008 Carol rated it did not like it
Boring, sluggish. I didn't finish it.
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Lydia Adamson is the pen name for Franklin B. King who is an author, free-lance writer and copywriter. In addition to the Alice Nestleton series, he is the author of the Deirdre Quinn Nightingale and Lucy Wayles series. He lives in New York City and also wrote under the name 'Frank King'.
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