By Lilian Jackson Braun
The pleasant big apple occasions bestselling secret sequence maintains with "another winner!" (Austin American-Statesman) during this newest installment, prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran--along along with his adorable Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum--solve a secret that arises while an area banker dies less than suspicious situations, forsaking a flashy younger widow, an unfinished house-restoration venture, and a path of clues as elusive as a cat burglar within the night... * a brand new York occasions bestseller * Braun's most recent hardcover, The Cat Who Sang for the Birds, can be on sale from G.P. Putnam's Sons Jan. twelfth
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No, I’ve got a few exposures left. I’m leaving tomorrow, so I’ll send you the prints. I hate to go. ” “I don’t know. Just weird. ” An apt description of Danielle Carmichael, Qwilleran thought. ” “He was walking around and measuring things and talking, and she was writing down what he said. I turned on my recorder. ” “Good idea! ” “Yeah, lotsa fun, lotsa food. Grandma remembered all my favorites. Do you think she’ll marry Mr. ” “I don’t know. Both have a very positive attitude. They both like to help people.
The dowser slapped his knee and had another laugh. ” “How about the scientists? ” “Oh, them! Just because they can’t explain it, they think it’s all superstition. How about you, Qwill? ” “I’ll reserve my opinion until next spring when you give a demonstration. ” He waved his hand at the odd assortment on the kitchen table. “Okay. Here’s the famous forked twig—goes back hundreds of years. Can be birch, maple, willow, apple, whatever. Should be fresh, with the sap in it . . So you hold it in front of you, stem pointing up.
Do you want me to explain this gear? ” Laid out on the table was an array of forked twigs, L-shaped rods, barbed wire, string, even a wire coat hanger. “Let’s talk first,” Qwilleran suggested, setting up his tape recorder. “How long have you been dowsing, Gil? . ” “Ever since I was a kid and my granddad showed me how to hold the forked stick. He found good water for folks, and also veins of iron ore and copper. The mines closed a long time ago, but folks always need good drinking water. When there’s a drought, some wells run dry.
The Cat Who Tailed a Thief (Cat Who...) by Lilian Jackson Braun