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Brown, Rita Mae

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Works: 520 works in 2,775 publications in 4 languages and 159,776 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  Biography  Bildungsromans  Autobiographies  Biographies  Domestic fiction  Novels  Drama 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator, Commentator
Classifications: PS3552.R698, 813.54
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Sour puss by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
38 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,556 libraries worldwide
In small-town Crozet, Virginia, Harry Haristeen is kindling her romance with veterinarian Fair when their bliss is threatened by the murder of Professor Vincent Forland, a world-renowned grape and fungal expert visiting local vineyards
Catch as cat can by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,404 libraries worldwide
Feline sleuth Mrs. Murphy and her furry felines investigate two deaths as their hometown prepares for its annual springtime festival
The purrfect murder by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
39 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,292 libraries worldwide
In small-town Crozet, Virginia, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her feline sleuthing partners, Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, investigate when her friend, local architect Tazio Chappers, becomes the prime suspect in the killing of his most difficult client, Mrs. Carla Paulson
Cat's eyewitness by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,229 libraries worldwide
The peaceful town of Crozet, Virginia, is turned upside down by a statue of the Virgin Mary that begins to cry tears of real blood, as Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her sleuthing pets search for the truth about a local unsolved mystery
Cat of the century : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
34 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,192 libraries worldwide
Using animal cunning and human canniness, Harry Harristeen and her menagerie of mystery solvers must sniff out the answers behind the disappearance of alumni association board member Mariah D'Angelo. Mariah's car is on campus, and Tucker has found human blood near the school's stables
The tail of the tip-off by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
38 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 3,157 libraries worldwide
When a well-liked local builder dies of poisoning during a local basketball game in Crozet, Virginia, Harry Haristeen and her coterie of animals sift through a discouraging number of suspects as they search for the killer
Whisker of evil by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
32 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,144 libraries worldwide
With rabies on the rise and a new post office threatening her position, Harry Haristeen and her trio of feline detective friends find themselves in even more trouble when they start snooping around an irresistible mystery
Puss 'n cahoots : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
34 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,082 libraries worldwide
Traveling to the Saddlebred show in Shelbyville, Kentucky, Harry and Fair Haristeen stumble into the midst of a crime wave when their hosts are robbed on the day they arrive, a valuable mare is stolen, and a groom is found murdered
A nose for justice : a novel by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,044 libraries worldwide
On Jeep Reed's Wings Ranch near Reno, Jeep, her great-niece, former Wall Street banker Magdalene "Mags" Rogers, and their two dogs King and Baxter investigate a pump company employee's disappearance, along with an environmentalist's shooting "suicide" and the identity of a really cold corpse
Hiss of death : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
36 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,952 libraries worldwide
Shortly before the 5K Run for Breast Cancer Awareness, Harry and her pets find the corpse of well-liked OR nurse Paula Benton, one of the event's organizers, who appears to have died of anaphylactic shock from a hornet's sting. But was it murder?
The big cat nap : the 20th anniversary Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,872 libraries worldwide
"When a series of inexplicable car accidents are attributed to driver error, Harry Harristeen knows that something is amiss. Together with her intrepid team of feline, canine, and equine helpers, she begins to investigate, giving readers another charming, nail-biting Mrs. Murphy mystery"--
Santa clawed by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,851 libraries worldwide
Harry and her husband, Fair, have gone to fetch a Christmas tree at the tree farm run by The Brothers of Love, a semimonastic organization that tends to AIDS patients, when they find the tree they've chosen grimly decorated with a dead body. Can Harry, the sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and corgi Tee Tucker save the season from a killjoy who's decided to gift the festive little town of Crozet, Virginia, with murder?
Murder, she meowed by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
34 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,794 libraries worldwide
The annual steeplechase at Montpelier, the high point in the social calendar of the horse set in Virginia, is disturbed by the stabbing of two jockeys, each with a playing card attached to his body. Sleuth Mrs. Murphy and her cat investigate, wondering whether the motive was greed, drugs or sex
Murder on the prowl by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,708 libraries worldwide
As the principal of Crozet, Virginia's exclusive private school, Roscoe Fletcher has been an effective and popular administrator, so his obituary in the local paper upsets everyone in town. But Roscoe isn't dead at all. Was the phony obit a sick joke or a sinister warning? Only Mrs. Murphy, the canny tiger cat, senses the pure malice behind it and her theory is borne out when another one appears followed by a fiendish murder. "Harry" Haristeen, as Crozet's postmistress, is the first to hear all the theories on whodunit. Then a second bloody homicide follows and a third. Fearlessly exploring places humans never think to go, Mrs. Murphy untangles the knots of passion, greed, and duplicity that began the killing frenzy. But now she must lead Harry, her favorite human, down the perilous trail to the killer
Pawing through the past by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,551 libraries worldwide
"Emotions are running high around tiny Crozet, Virginia, among the Class of 1980, as plans get under way for the upcoming twentieth high school reunion. Then the divinely handsome Charlie Ashcraft, the class womanizer, turns up dead with a bullet between his eyes."--Jacket
Cat on the scent by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,538 libraries worldwide
After a plane crashes in Crozet, Virginia, the pilot's body is discovered in the refrigerator of a local food plant. An investigation is launched by Mrs. Murphy, the tiger cat of the local postmistress
Rubyfruit jungle by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
110 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,531 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Rubyfruit Jungle is the first milestone novel in the extraordinary career of one of this country's most distinctive writers. Bawdy and moving, the ultimate word-of-mouth bestseller, Rubyfruit Jungle is about growing up a lesbian in America-and living happily ever after. Born a bastard, Molly Bolt is adopted by a dirt-poor Southern couple who want something better for their daughter. Molly plays doctor with the boys, beats up Leroy the tub and loses her virginity to her girlfriend in sixth grade. As she grows to realize she's different, Molly decides not to apologize for that. In no time she mesmerizes the head cheerleader of Ft. Lauderdale High and captivates a gorgeous bourbon-guzzling heiress. But the world is not tolerant. Booted out of college for moral turpitude, an unrepentant, penniless Molly takes New York by storm, sending not a few female hearts aflutter with her startling beauty, crackling wit and fierce determination to become the greatest filmmaker that ever lived. Critically acclaimed when first published, Rubyfruit Jungle has only grown in reputation as it has reached new generations of readers who respond to its feisty and inspiring heroine
The litter of the law : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
26 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and German and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
During an autumn scenic drive in rural Crozet, Virginia, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and husband Fair discover the body of a murdered accountant lying in a cornfield. Rooting out the guilty murderer in the treacherous center of a lucrative conspiracy requires Harry's farmer's wisdom--along with the quick wits and extraordinary senses of Sneaky Pie, Pewter, and Tucker
Murder unleashed : a novel by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,476 libraries worldwide
Unscrupulous bankers, abandoned homes, and a cold-blooded killer on the loose: Mags Rogers and her wire-haired dachshund, Baxter, dig up the dirt in this novel. Settling into ranch life outside Reno, Nevada, with her gregarious great-aunt Jeep Reed and Jeep's German Shepherd, King, former Wall Street trader Mags doesn't miss the cutthroat world of investment banking--because its destructive tentacles have reached westward to the Silver State. The foreclosure crisis has taken a huge bite out of the local real estate market, where rows of homes sit unsold and forsaken--but not empty. A group of squatters, including desperate single mothers with children, are living under the radar in the houses on Reno's Yolanda Street, without water or electricity. Big-hearted real estate broker Babs Gallagher enlists Jeep and Mags to start a community outreach program, but that means going up against uncaring utility companies, corrupt officials, ruthless politicians- and a merciless murderer. When a former banker is found brutally slain in one of the abandoned homes, the notion of "cutthroat business practices" takes on a whole new meaning.--From front book jacket flap
Nine lives to die : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )
27 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and German and held by 2,447 libraries worldwide
A busy holiday season for Harry, her husband, and her posse of pet detectives is interrupted by dark secrets from the community's past involving a cold case and a twenty-five-year-old love triangle
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Rita M. 1944-
Brown, Sneaky Pie.
Mae Brown, Rita 1944-
Rita Mae Brown Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster
Rita Mae Brown auteur de romans, poèmes, scénarii et d'essais
Rita Mae Brown escritora estadounidense
Rita Mae Brown Novelist, poet, screenwriter, activist
Rita Mae Brown scrittrice, poetessa e sceneggiatrice statunitense
Rita Mae Brown US-amerikanische Krimi-Schriftstellerin
Rita Maja Braun
Rita Mej Braun
Sneaky Pie Brown.
Рита Мей Браун
Рита Меј Браун
Рита Мэй Браун
ריטה מיי בראון
ريتا ماي براون
ریتا مای براون فیلمنامه‌نویس و شاعر آمریکایی
ブラウン, リタ・マエ
ブラウン, リタ・メイ
リタ・メイ・ブラウン
Languages
English (674)
German (53)
Italian (8)
Dutch (1)
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