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Cat About Town: 08/22/21
Cat About Town by Cate Conte and Amy Melissa Bentley (Narrator) is the start of the start of the Cat Café mystery series. Set on fictional Daybreak Island, near Cape Cod, it's Maddie James's return home for her grandmother's funeral. The next day she finds a body during the set up of the weekend food stroll.
Maddie is also befriended by a jolly ginger tom she originally calls orange guy. She later comes up with a better name for him, but I rather liked when he was just orange guy.
Maddie is staying with her grandfather to make sure he's okay. She learns over time that he's in debt and a developer was threatening to buy the house out from under him, or worse, have the land re-zoned.
The mystery was fairly easy to figure out but Maddie has a distinct voice to get me invested early on. I wanted to know what was happening with her grandfather and the rest of her family. I wanted to know how she and her cat were doing and if she could help with the stray cat population.
The second book is Purrder She Wrote (2018).