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Carve a Witness to Shreds (Journals of Kate Cavanaugh #3)

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Paperback, 259 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Journey Book Press
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Rebellious chili heiress and caterer to the upper crust, Kate Cavanaugh is wary about involvement with entrepreneur Victor Lloyd, but not as wary as her mother, a doyenne of Cincinnati society. But they attend his riverboat soiree, only to find out that a murderer is on board with them. The rumor of family secrets keeps Kate involved, despite Mom's warnings, and a visit from two old friends makes Kate realize that it's time for change in her life. I really don't care for the writing in this seri ...more
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3.5 The third and final installment of the series. In some ways this was the peak, matured, with by far the most regional info and a generally more grounded inner narrative. But it was absolutely the right decision not to follow this up - the formula would soon stale, the Kate-Skinner tension wasn't working, and it's hard imagine the setup we're left with progressing successfully. Fun while it lasted, just the right sized portion.
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Recommended to Suzanne by: Rita Vilvens
Shelves: cozy-mysteries
It's kind of cool reading these mysteries since I live so close to Clairmont County (just east of Cincinnati).
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I read this and it was decent murder-mystery bedtime reading.
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Cathie John is the husband and wife writing team of John Celestri and Cathie Celestri.

Together they have written five novels. Their latest, In the Name of the Father, is the second in an historical crime fiction series set in 1940s Newport, Kentucky.

John, a native of Brooklyn, NY, has been a cartoon animator for the past 38 years. Cathie is originally from Toronto, Canada, where she studied music
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