If you are a fan of cozy mysteries and have a soft spot for talking cats, you will love E. Earle's The Girl with Nine Lives. What do you do when friends start going missing and all signs point to your boss being a crime lord? Nothing is going right for Ellena Blackwood. She is failing at life and teetering on an emotional collapse. When she accidentally discovers a secret at work, a secret the Home Office is willing to keep at any price, she has must rely on her wits to save her own life. The mystery and danger only deepen when friends begin to disappear and Ellena's boss turns out to be a big time crime boss. Even the local police seem intent on keeping Ellena quiet. The only one she can depend on is her cat Ben, who has no trouble telling Ellena when it's time to end the pity party. Will Ellena and Ben have what it takes to unravel the twists and turns before it's too late? Elizabeth Earle is the author of four books, including three Adventures of Benedict and Blackwell books. She studied at the Norwich University College of the Arts after studying a National Diploma in Fine Art. After a switch she earned her BA (Hons) in Creative Writing and began her writing career.