Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown

Previous Mystery Books by Rita Mae Brown

Complete list of books with links to buy

Fiction - Thrillers | Bantam Hardcover | January 2005 | $24.00 | 0-553-80164-3

Whisker of Evil (2004)

WHISKER OF EVIL
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | January 2005
$7.50 | 0-553-58286-0

The mysterious death of the handsome horse breeder at a local farm sends Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her sleuthing pets on the trail of the murderer in the bestselling Mrs. Murphy series.

The Tail of the Tip-Off (2004)

THE TAIL OF THE TIP-OFF
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | March 2004
$7.50 | 0-553-58285-2

In their eleventh purr-fect outing, "Harry" Haristeen and her sleuthing pets investigate the suspicious death of a well-liked local builder in Crozet, Virginia.

Catch as Cat Can (2003)

CATCH AS CAT CAN
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | February 2003
$7.50 | 0-553-58028-0

Put the CAT in CATching criminals with this New York Times bestseller! Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her sleuthing pets are on the hunt to track down a cold-blooded murderer who is disturbing the merriment of the annual Dogwood festival.

Claws and Effect (2002)

CLAWS AND EFFECT
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | January 2002
$7.50 | 0-553-58090-6

Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown have concocted a purrfectly ingenious mystery that only a clever puss could untangle. As murder makes its rounds at a hospital, tiger cat Mrs. Murphy must pounce on every clue to save her human from a coldly calculating killer.

Pawing Through the Past (2001)

PAWING THROUGH THE PAST
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | January 2001
$7.50 | 0-553-58025-6

From the award-winning mystery writer and her celebrated feline collaborator comes another delightful and intriguing tale of suspense.

Cat on the Scent (2000)

CAT ON THE SCENT
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | April 2000
$7.50 | 0-553-57541-4

A tiny Virginia town is in an uproar when a popular man—and his single-engine plane—vanishes. Only the case-cracking cat Mrs. Murphy has ideas about the mystery, and she's certain that something sinister occurred on a deserted airstrip.

Sneaky Pie's Cookbook for Mystery Lovers (1999)

SNEAKY PIE'S COOKBOOK FOR MYSTERY LOVERS
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Hardcover | May 1999
$15.95 | 0-553-10635-X

Sneaky Pie Brown, feline co-author of the irresistible Mrs. Murphy mysteries, dishes up a unique collection of recipes spiced with witty personal anecdotes, including glimpses of life with owner and author Rita Mae Brown.

Murder on the Prowl (1999)

MURDER ON THE PROWL
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | February 1999
$7.50 | 0-553-57540-6

"I saw you in the obits" is the nervous joke running through tiny Crozet, Virginia after not one but two false obituaries appear in the local newspaper. Then one of the dead men really is killed. Another murder follows. Only Mrs. Murphy, the canny tiger cat, senses the pure malice behind the act.

Murder, She Meowed (1997)

MURDER, SHE MEOWED
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | November 1997
$7.50 | 0-553-57237-7

When a jockey is found stabbed in the heart at the annual steeplechase races at Montpelier, the only clue is a playing card, the Queen of Clubs, impaled over the fatal wound. Luckily the tiger cat Mrs. Murphy is on the trail of the shocking truth. But will postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen catch on in time to stop a killer grown bloodthirsty with success?

Murder At Monticello (1995)

MURDER AT MONTICELLO
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | September 1995
$7.50 | 0-553-57235-0

Mrs. Murphy digs into Virginia history-and gets her paws on a killer. The most popular citizen of Virginia has been dead for nearly 170 years. That hasn't stopped the good people of tiny Crozet, Virginia, from taking pride in every aspect of Thomas Jefferson's life. But when an archaeological dig of the slave quarters at Jefferson's home, Monticello, uncovers a shocking secret, emotions in Crozet run high-dangerously high.

Rest In Pieces (1993)

REST IN PIECES
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | June 1993
$7.50 | 0-553-56239-8

When drop-dead gorgeous and seemingly unattached Blair Bainbridge comes to Crozet, Virginia, the local matchmakers lose no time in declaring him perfect for their newly divorced postmistress, Marry Minor "Harry" Haristeen. Even Harry's tiger cat, Mrs. Murphy, and her Welsh Corgi, Tee Tucker, believe he smells A-okay. Could his one little imperfection be that he's a killer?

Wish You Were Here (1991)

WISH YOU WERE HERE
Fiction - Mystery & Detective | Bantam
Paperback | October 1991
$7.50 | 0-553-28753-2

Crozet's thirty-something post-mistress, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, has a tiger cat (Mrs. Murphy) and a Welsh Corgi (Tucker), a pending divorce, and a bad habit of reading postcards not addressed to her. When Crozet's citizens start turning up murdered, Harry conducts her own investigation, unaware her pets are one step ahead of her.