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Cat in a Red Hot Rage

Cat in a Red Hot Rage

A Midnight Louie Mystery

Midnight Louie Mysteries (Volume 19)

Carole Nelson Douglas

Forge Books


Cat in a Red Hot Rage is the nineteenth title in Carole Nelson Douglas's sassy Midnight Louie mystery series. This tough talking twenty-pound tomcat PI is playing at the top of his game as he walks the walk and talks the talk on the mean streets of Las Vegas.

Temple Barr and Midnight Louie are up to their tails in froufrou, chapeaux, and murder when the Red Hat Sisterhood convention hits Las Vegas. Electra Lark, Temple's spirited landlady, has dragged her to the con. Accused of murder after a woman is found strangled with an official Red Hat Sisterhood scarf, Electra begs Temple to clear her name by posing as a pink-hatter, an under-fifty member of the organization.

Louie and his partner in Midnight Investigations Inc., Midnight Louise, join the hunt for the killer at the Crystal Phoenix. They find old friends already there, including C-movie actress Savannah Ashleigh, and her Persian cats, Louie's ex-love, the Divine Yvette, and her sister Solange.

As Temple and Louie dig under all the makeup and shopping bags it becomes clear that a whole lot of folks want to crush or cash in on the red-hot rage of female empowerment that is the Red Hat Sisterhood.

Praise for Cat in a Red Hot Rage

“Midnight Louie is the funniest, hairiest, hard-boiled PI on the planet.” —Janet Evanovich, New York Times bestselling author of Twelve Sharp

“A catastrophically cool crime caper.” —Publishers Weekly on Cat in a Quicksilver Caper

Reviews from Goodreads

Carole Nelson Douglas

Carole Nelson Douglas is the author of the bestselling Midnight Louie series, which include Cat in A Quicksilver Caper, Cat in a Hot Pink Pursuit, Cat in an Orange Twist, and many more. She is also the author of the historical suspense series featuring Irene Adler, the only woman ever to have "outwitted" Sherlock Holmes. She resides in Fort Worth, Texas.

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