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Rita Mae Brown


Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of the Sneaky Pie Brown series; the Sister Jane series; A Nose for Justice and Murder Unleashed; Rubyfruit Jungle; In Her Day; and Six of One, as well as several other novels. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, Brown lives in Afton, Virginia.

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The Tell-Tale Horse
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | pages | Ballantine Books | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Suspense; Fiction - Adventure
978-0-345-50217-9 (0-345-50217-5)

September 25, 2007 | $13.99

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The Tell-Tale Horse
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345502179
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The hunt is on in this new installment of Rita Mae Brown’s clever and engaging series. Only instead of chasing foxes into their dens, the locals must track down a killer and save the life of one of the most beloved folks in town.

It’s February, prime foxhunting season for the...

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Puss 'n Cahoots
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | 256 pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-553-90349-2 (0-553-90349-7)

February 27, 2007 | $9.99

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Puss 'n Cahoots
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553903492
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Instead of a proper second honeymoon, the newly remarried Harry and Fair Haristeen leave cozy Crozet, Virginia, for Shelbyville, Kentucky, site of the famous saddlebred horse show. There they’ll visit dear friends Joan Hamilton and Larry Hodge and enjoy a week among some of the finest horses, trainers, and riders in...

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Sour Puss
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Paperback | 320 pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-553-58681-7 (0-553-58681-5)

February 27, 2007 | $8.99

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Sour Puss
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553586817
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In this latest whodunit, Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner-in-crime-detection, Sneaky Pie Brown, return to the scene of their bestselling crimes—picturesque Crozet, Virginia. Love is in the air as spring comes to the small town, but no sooner has Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen remarried than she is rudely interrupted—by murder...

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The Hounds and the Fury
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | pages | Ballantine Books | Fiction - Historical
978-0-345-49543-3 (0-345-49543-8)

October 17, 2006 | $13.99

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The Hounds and the Fury
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345495433
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Critics and fans alike are wild about Rita Mae Brown’s richly imagined and utterly engaging foxhunting mysteries–and this latest novel promises more thrilling hunts, breathtaking vistas, and an all-new sinister scandal.

Millions of dollars seem to be missing after a long-overdue audit of the local aluminum plant reveals a major accounting...

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The Hunt Ball
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Trade Paperback | 352 pages | Ballantine Books | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Suspense; Fiction - Adventure
978-0-345-46550-4 (0-345-46550-4)

September 26, 2006 | $17.00

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The Hunt Ball
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345465504
Our Price: $17.00
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“A rich, atmospheric murder mystery . . . rife with love, scandal . . . redemption, greed and nobility,” raved the San Jose Mercury News about Outfoxed, Rita Mae Brown’s first foxhunting masterpiece. In The Hunt Ball, the latest novel in this popular series, all the ingredients Brown’s readers love are...

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Cat's Eyewitness
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Paperback | 352 pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-553-58287-1 (0-553-58287-9)

February 28, 2006 | $9.99

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Cat's Eyewitness
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553582871
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It’s no secret that cats are a mystery writer’s best friend. Just ask the bestselling team of Rita Mae Brown and her furry partner, Sneaky Pie Brown, back on the prowl with another unforgettable whodunit. This time a controversial miracle in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains sparks religious fervor–and a suspicious death...

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Sour Puss
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | 256 pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-553-90238-9 (0-553-90238-5)

February 28, 2006 | $8.99

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Sour Puss
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553902389
Our Price: $8.99


In this latest whodunit, Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner-in-crime-detection, Sneaky Pie Brown, return to the scene of their bestselling crimes—picturesque Crozet, Virginia. Love is in the air as spring comes to the small town, but no sooner has Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen remarried than she is rudely interrupted—by murder...

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The Hunt Ball
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | pages | Ballantine Books | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Suspense; Fiction - Adventure
978-0-345-48594-6 (0-345-48594-7)

August 30, 2005 | $12.99

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The Hunt Ball
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345485946
Our Price: $12.99


“A rich, atmospheric murder mystery . . . rife with love, scandal . . . redemption, greed and nobility,” raved the San Jose Mercury News about Outfoxed, Rita Mae Brown’s first foxhunting masterpiece. In The Hunt Ball, the latest novel in this popular series, all the ingredients Brown’s readers love are...

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Outfoxed
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Trade Paperback | 368 pages | Ballantine Books | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Suspense; Fiction - Adventure
978-0-345-48425-3 (0-345-48425-8)

July 26, 2005 | $18.00

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Outfoxed
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345484253
Our Price: $18.00
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From the bestselling author of the landmark work Rubyfruit Jungle comes an engaging, original new novel that only Rita Mae Brown could have written. In the pristine world of Virginia foxhunting, hunters, horses, hounds, and foxes form a lively community of conflicting loyalties, where the thrill of the chase and the...

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Outfoxed
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | pages | Ballantine Books | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Suspense; Fiction - Adventure
978-0-345-48596-0 (0-345-48596-3)

July 26, 2005 | $13.99

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Outfoxed
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345485960
Our Price: $13.99


From the bestselling author of the landmark work Rubyfruit Jungle comes an engaging, original new novel that only Rita Mae Brown could have written. In the pristine world of Virginia foxhunting, hunters, horses, hounds, and foxes form a lively community of conflicting loyalties, where the thrill of the chase and the...

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Catch as Cat Can
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-553-90217-4 (0-553-90217-2)

May 31, 2005 | $8.99

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Catch as Cat Can
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553902174
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Spring fever comes to the small town of Crozet, Virginia. As the annual Dogwood Festival approaches, postmistress Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen feels her own mating instincts stir.

As for tiger cat Mrs. Murphy, feline intuition tells her there’s more in the air than just pheromones. It begins with a case of...

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Cat's Eyewitness
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-553-90120-7 (0-553-90120-6)

January 25, 2005 | $9.99

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Cat's Eyewitness
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553901207
Our Price: $9.99


It’s no secret that cats are a mystery writer’s best friend. Just ask the bestselling team of Rita Mae Brown and her furry partner, Sneaky Pie Brown, back on the prowl with another unforgettable whodunit. This time a controversial miracle in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains sparks religious fervor–and a suspicious death...

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Whisker of Evil
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Paperback | 384 pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-553-58286-4 (0-553-58286-0)

January 25, 2005 | $9.99

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Whisker of Evil
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553582864
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A mysterious death in a Virginia farm town has the locals scratching their heads—while frisky feline Mrs. Murphy and her friends, fat-cat Pewter and corgi Tee Tucker, uncover clues as they curl their way around a cold-blooded killer.

This balmy summer in Crozet, Virginia, postmistress Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen has a lot...

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Full Cry
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Paperback | 384 pages | Ballantine Books | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-345-46520-7 (0-345-46520-2)

October 26, 2004 | $10.99

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Full Cry
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345465207
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In the third novel of her captivating foxhunting series, Rita Mae Brown welcomes readers back for a final tour of a world where most business is conducted on horseback–and stables are de rigueur for even the smallest of estates. Here, in the wealth-studded hills of Jefferson County, Virginia, even evil rides...

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Cat on the Scent
Written by Rita Mae Brown

eBook | pages | Bantam | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-553-89867-5 (0-553-89867-1)

March 30, 2004 | $8.99

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Cat on the Scent
Written by Rita Mae Brown

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553898675
Our Price: $8.99


It takes a cat to write the purr-fect mystery.

Things have been pretty exciting lately in Crozet, Virginia—a little too exciting if you ask resident feline investigator Mrs. Murphy. Just as the town starts to buzz over its Civil War reenactment, a popular local man disappears. No one's seen Tommy Van Allen's...

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