Murder She Meowed : Mrs. Murphy

  • by Rita Mae Brown
  • Narrated by Kate Forbes
  • Series: Mrs. Murphy
  • 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What do steeplechase, playing cards, and daggers have in common? They all play vital roles in the intricately woven plot of Sneaky Pie and her human cohort Rita Mae Brown in this delightful mystery. While Mary "Harry" Haristeen and her cat Mrs. Murphy attend the annual steeplechase at Montpelier, Mrs. Murphy discovers something amiss. During the celebration following the race, one of the jockeys is found dead in the barn, a dagger through his heart and the queen of clubs impaled by the dagger. Hot on the killer's trail, Mrs. Murphy is joined by a wistful band of barn mice when the killer strikes again. But can she make her human partner understand before yet another life is lost? Acclaimed across the globe, this mystery series is a perennial fan favorite.

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What the Critics Say

"The Browns once again blend plot, character and atmosphere with plenty of wit and charm to create a delightful entertainment." (Publishers Weekly)
"Colorful, by now familiar characters, sharp humor, a clever plot, and talking, semi-anthropomorphic animals whose powers of observation and deduction often surpass those of their human associates (even the stable mice squeak out) make for fast-course entertainment." (Booklist)

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Animal Lover's Delight

I have read all of the "Mrs. Murphy" series and of course I was just as delighted with the Audible Books on my MP3. The only complaint I have with this book is the pronunciation of the city of Sevierville, TN. It is supposed to be pronounced like "severe weather"; "Severe-ville". I live about 150 miles from there; and I know Dolly Parton can pronounce Sevierville! In this audible version, it...well I don't know how to "spell" it. It was so comical, I played it for everyone in my family. And it was actually pronounced differently each time it was used in the reading. Kate Forbes does a wonderful job, maybe just a little more research would have done the trick.
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- K. Adkins

I don't know how I missed this one

I thought I had read all of the Mrs Murphy mysteries I missed one and I'm glad to have had the opportunity to find it it was as enjoyable as all the rest
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- Amazon Customer "imkawigryl"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-29-2004
  • Publisher: Recorded Books