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Tailing a Tabby

(A Bookmobile Cat Mystery #2)

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  1,319 ratings  ·  194 reviews
In the bookmobile, librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, roll out great summer reads to folks all over the lake town of Chilson, Michigan. And when real-life drama turns deadly, Minnie makes sure justice is never overdue.
The bookmobile is making its usual rounds when Minnie and Eddie are flagged down by a woman in distress. The woman’s husband, a famous
Paperback, 340 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by NAL
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Linda 📚
Love the cat Eddie! The pacing is steady and the mystery kept me guessing. Great cozy mystery. I recommend this series.
Mar 06, 2016 rated it liked it
This is the second in a cozy Bookmobile mystery series. I read it for March Mystery Madness on YouTube, a month of themed challenges surrounding, you guessed it, mysteries! A sweet local librarian, Minnie, travels around Chilson, Michigan in a bookmobile with her gray Tabby companion, Eddie. They encounter an abnormally high amount of murders for such a quaint town, with some literally crossing their path.
These are cute and fluffy, even if incredibly unrealistic. Minnie's amateur sleuthing te
May 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's been some time since I had read the first book in this series but it didn't take me long to feel comfortable back at the Chilson Public Library with Minnie and Eddie. This was an enjoyable cozy mystery with enough twists to keep guessing and turning the pages.
Nidah (SleepDreamWrite)
Jan 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
I forgot how fun these cozy mysteries are. And the covers are adorable. Really enjoyed reading the sequel. I liked the first one but also the second one as well. I think this is my new favorite series right now. I probably said it in the last one but it needs repeating. Pretty good read.

Looking forward to the next book in the series and that Minnie stays likeable because you really like her and her determination and that she really does care about the bookmobile, her friends, family, the people
Mar 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great second installment to series.
Mar 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Minnie and Eddie are cruising the back roads in the bookmobile when they suddenly spot a woman frantically waving to them on the side of the road. The lady is in need of desperate assistance getting her husband to the hospital since he is suffering from a stroke. Minnie jumps into action and soon realizes that she has helped save the life of Russell McCade, a very famous local artist. The mystery begins when 'Cade' leaves the hospital after receiving a suspicious phone call and is later found ov ...more
Jul 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ylto-challenge
A comfortable cozy with two likeable main characters: Minnie, the Bookmobile librarian, and her cat, Eddie, the real brains of the operation. OK, maybe not entirely, but he does make important moves at key moments. The plot is reasonably well put-together, and the pacing is smooth. This is a cozy, not a thriller, and it doesn’t try to keep you at the edge of your seat, but it is consistently engaging. Every scene is there for a reason, and the ending is satisfying. The author avoids the tired gi ...more
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Stars: Overall 4 Narration 4 Story 3.5

Second in the series, but easily read out of order, Eddie and his erstwhile owner Minnie are traversing the Michigan countryside when they are stopped by a frantically waving woman, desperate for help. Her husband is desperately in need of medical care, and Minnie and Eddie shift into “helpful’ mode, getting the man to the hospital. Soon Minnie discovers that the man is renowned artist, Russel McCade, and a friendship of sorts is formed fr
May 15, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cats, mystery
I didn't like the mystery in this one as much as in the first, she was much more insistent in her investigation and confrontational with the detectives (without any real reason). Following a number of suspects even after they showed alibis. I couldn't guess who the killer was though. (view spoiler) ...more
May 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Minnie Hamilton drives the Bookmobile that is popular among the community in Chilson, Michigan for her bringing along her cat, Eddie, in Tailing a Tabby by Laurie Cass. One day as Minnie is driving home, she screeches to a stop when a distraught woman hails her from the road. She helps the woman drag her husband, who is having a stroke, to the Bookmobile and rushes him the half an hour to the closest hospital. Only then does Minnie learn that the man is Russell McCade, a highly famous artist. Vi ...more
Apr 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
4/5 I enjoyed this and I’ll definitely be reading the next one!
Jan 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was everything. It had mystery. Some romance. Eddie was more loveable them ever. The characters the new characters. Everything was truly good. Just as good as the first book (: (sadly the library doesn't have the next books in the series) I really enjoy this read thought.
May 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My favorite "cozy mystery" cat, Eddie, returns with his owner, "the bookmobile lady", Minnie Hamilton, to travel over the roadways and marina in Chilson, Michigan. All Minnie wants is to get books to folks who live a long way from a local library. All Eddie wants is......well, whatever suits his fancy at any time. And riding on the bookmobile, against the rules is one of his joys in life. Everybody seems thrilled with the cute fuzzy purring kitty's wishes but the head librarian.

In the first boo
Jan 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: e-books
In the second book of this series Eddie is becoming a local celebrity on the Bookmobile. There subplots that are loosely joined together by Minnie. A local man who Minnie and Eddie saved by using the Bookmobile to rushed to the hospital. The death of a young girl that turned to be murder and accidents happening men had befriended the murder girl. Minnie starts investigating the girl's life. Minnie romance with Dr Tucker is ongoing with problems occurring. Eddie has some delightful and funny acti ...more
Jul 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
09/25/2017: I read this a few years ago. I don't know if I will re-read the whole series, but I am enjoying this second book again.
Brooklyn Tayla
Jun 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-reads, library
I was definitely excited about this book, for, in Lending A Paw, I found not only an utterly fabulous and oh so relatable Librarian narrator and main character in Minnie, but a purr-fectly adorable and witty sidekick in Eddie, Minnie’s rescue cat. So you could definitely say this second installment felt like meeting up with old friends and I loved every moment!

I found this book to be more fast paced than it’s predecessor, because it felt like the introductions to Minnie and Eddie and
Apr 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cozies
This is the second book in the bookmobile cat series. Minnie is driving the bookmobile when she is flagged down by a woman whose husband, a famous artist, has had a stroke and needs to get to a hospital. Minnie helps her get her husband into the bookmobile and takes them to the hospital. Minnie strikes up a friendship with the wife, Barb, and she is the one Barb calls when the police think her husband left the rehab facility he was in and killed a woman. Minnie doesn't believe that he committed ...more
River Benson
Feb 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: feb-19
I felt like there was less filler in this book than in the first, maybe because I enjoyed the secondary characters more. I am hoping that we have a lot less of matchmaker-aunt in the next book, because I am 10000% with Ivy in what the real problem there is. There's enough heteronormative bs with the mains.
Christine (KizzieReads)
I wish goodreads would include half stars. I would give this a 3.5. I found it a bit flat for some reason. Not sure if it's because I'm not feeling well right now but I just didn't find myself anxiously waiting to find out the ending. I'm still going to read them as I really do love Eddie and Minnie and can't wait to see what they get up to next.
Elizabeth Meadows
Apr 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019-audio-books
I like the theme of this series and Eddie the cat is definitely my favorite character.
Jun 29, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: cozy-mystery
Three stars and , because the motive of the killer is weak, the investigation doesn't bring enough useful informations and the final is a bit quick and messy.
But i enjoyed all the rest, as usual.
Erin L
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cozy-books, cozy-pets
It's amazing how much I love these series with seriously anthropomorphized animals in them. But Eddie is just delightful and definitely steals the show in this series.
JoAnne McMaster (Any Good Book)
Minnie and Eddie the cat are out for another day in their bookmobile when she sees a woman flagging her down in the road. When she stops it turns out the woman is Barbara McCade, and it seems her husband Russell, a famous artist, has had a stroke and she needs help. She broke her cell phone and has no way to reach 911, so Minnie helps her get him into the bookmobile and they take him to the nearest hospital.

Later on, after making friends with the couple she receives a frantic call fr
Melanie Smith
Jul 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Laurie Cass does an excellent job with this cozy mystery series. It is hard not to like Minnie and love Eddie. What a great pair!
Minnie is the assistant director of the library in Chilson, Missouri, but best of all, she gets to drive the bookmobile around. Of course, what is a bookmobile without a cat, right? Patrons are loving Eddie and signing up for library cards left and right. On the way to another stop, Minnie encounters a lady that needs help. You would think that this is where the myste
This was a cute detective story that wasn't very realistic. The story follows Minnie, a librarian, and her cat Eddie, as they try to help Russel McCade prove his innocence after a women he knew was murdered.

The characters were well written but I found Minnie just too perfect. She’s so cheerful, kind and all around flawless. This got to be tiresome quickly. The mystery was alright but some of the questions Minnie asked people were so blunt that I had to laugh. The one vast improvement of this no
Mystereity Reviews
Short of it - 2.5 stars. Halfway between meh and ehh... First book was better.

Long of it -
Cute and funny series, and I have to say I missed the big clue until the end. A few too many characters in the story without any real purpose for being there, except possibly for future storylines. The plot meanders around and loses focus in some parts, and I find it far-fetched how Minnie digs up information (who walks into an office with a flimsy excuse, drops the dead girl's name and ge
Mar 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was lucky enough to win this book and I enjoyed it very much. Minnie and Eddie are a great team, their conversations have me laughing, mainly because I've had a few of them with my own cats. I loved the introduction of the McCades and I hope that we see them in upcoming books, their relationship with Minnie turned into a nice friendship. The mystery was good I did get lost on a couple of the characters, I just didn't see their purpose but otherwise I enjoyed the mix of personalities. I didn't ...more
Aug 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An Entertaining Story

In the second book of this series Eddie is becoming a local celebrity on the Bookmobile. There subplots that are loosely joined together by Minnie. A local man who Minnie and Eddie saved by using the Bookmobile to rushed to the hospital. The death of a young girl that turned to be murder and accidents happening men had befriended the murder girl. Minnie starts investigating the girl's life. Minnie romance with Dr Tucker is ongoing with problems occurring. Eddie has some
Ellen Moore
Mar 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
The second book in this bookmobile cat mystery series was interesting. Characters were somewhat better developed and suspects appeared earlier than in the first book. This is a pleasant series with a cat and a librarian and the boyfriend--although it seems doubtful that that relationship will last. Minnie gets involved in investigating the murder of a woman she does not know when new friends, a husband and wife, ask for her help. The man was discovered with the body and holding the murder weapon ...more
❂ Jennifer
Dec 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cozy-mystery
3.5 stars. It was a good read with a pretty good mystery. I love the cat: the author got that feline condescension just right. A few niggling things kept it from being a great read, but I'm definitely going to read the next book.

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