Careless Whiskers (Cat in the Stacks Mystery, Book 12)
When librarian Charlie Harris' daughter is falselyaccused of murder, he and his faithful feline Diesel must leapforward to crack the case in this all-new installment in theNew York Times bestselling series.Charlie Harris has sworn off investigating murder and mayhemafter a recent close call. Instead, he's delighted to cheer on hisdaughter, Laura, who's starring in a production of CarelessWhispers. The theater department at Athena College is debuting theplay written by a fledgling playwright with local connections andCharlie's son-in-law, Frank Salisbury, will be calling thedirectorial shots.Laura is upset to learn that Luke Lombardi, an overbearing actorshe knew from her time in Hollywood will also be taking part in theproduction as a guest artist. Lombardi arrives with an entourage intow and promptly proceeds to annoy everyone involved with theproduction. When he collapses and dies on stage, after drinkingfrom a glass Laura handed him, she becomes the chief suspect in hismurder.Charlie knows his daughter is innocent, and he's not going tolet anyone railroad his little girl. So, despite his intentions toput his amateur sleuthing days behind him, Charlie has to takecenter stage, and with Diesel's help, shine a spotlight on the realkiller.