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By Lilian Jackson Braun

Is it only a case of summertime blues or a full-blown profession main issue? Newspaper reporter Jim Qwilleran is not convinced, yet he is hoping a couple of days within the kingdom may also help him tackle his lifestyles. With cats Koko and Yum Yum for corporation, Qwilleran heads for a cabin owned by means of an established kinfolk buddy, "Aunt Fanny." yet from the instant he arrives, issues flip unusual. Eerie footsteps move the roof in the dark, neighborhood townsfolk develop into oddly secretive. after which, whereas fishing, Qwilleran hooks directly to a homicide secret. quickly Qwilleran enters right into a video game of cat and mouse with the killer, whereas Koko develops a surprising and uncanny fondness for classical music...

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No, no, no, no. I had business in the vicinity and merely stopped to introduce myself. " "Come in, come in. My name is Qwilleran. " "So I am aware. Spelled with a W," the attorney said. "I read the Daily Fluxion. We all read the Fluxion up here, chiefly to convince ourselves that we're fortunate to live four hundred miles away. " He seemed entirely at ease in the cabin, seating himself on Yum Yum's sofa and crossing his knees comfortably. "I believe a storm is imminent. " The newsman had learned that any conversation in the north country opened with comments on the weather, almost as a matter of etiquette.

Are you implying I never have any ideas of my own? What happened, I realized how much trouble it is to buy tobacco, fill a pipe, tamp it, light it, relight it two or three times, knock out the ashes, empty the ashtray, clean the pipe…" "You're getting old," Riker said. After lunch the restaurant reviewer went back to his olive-green desk with matching telephone and VDT, and the feature editor attended the meeting of assistant editors, sub- editors, group editors, divisional editors, managing editors, and executive editors.

The furniture in Qwilleran's apartment belonged to an earlier tenant, and his few personal possessions — such as the antique scale and a cast-iron coat of arms were now stored for the summer in Arch Riker's basement. Thus unencumbered, the newsman started for the I north country with a light heart. His passengers in the back seat reacted otherwise. The little female howled in strident tones whenever the car turned a corner, rounded a curve, crossed a bridge, passed under a viaduct, encountered a truck, or exceeded fifty miles an hour.

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