Year of publication: 2000
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The Cat Who Robbed a Bank
Lilian Jackson Braun
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The Cat Who Robbed a Bank Lillan Jackson BraunOneIT WAS A SEPTEMBER to remember! In Moose County 400 miles north of everywhere, plans were rife and hopes were high. First, the historic hotel in Pickax City, the county seat, was finally restored after the bombing of the previous year, and it would reopen with a new name, a new chef, and a gala reception. Then, a famous American (who may or may not have slept there in 1895) was about to be honored with the city’s first annual Mark Twain Festival. Next, a distinguished personage from Chicago had reserved the presidential suite and would arrive on Labor Day, setting female hearts aflutter. To top it off, the tri-county Scottish Gathering and Highland Games would be held at the fairgrounds: bagpipes skirling, strong men in kilts tossing the caber, and pretty young women dancing the Highland Fling on the balls of their feet. The one unexpected happening was the homicide on the Pickax police blotter, but that was a long story,...