Miranda (Dean) James

Miranda James is the New York Times bestselling author of the Cat in the Stacks Mysteries and the Southern Ladies Mysteries.


If you're attending the event:

  • A copy of the author's new book must be purchased from MBTB in order to obtain a line number and get anything signed.   
  • Line Numbers for the event will be available starting the day the book goes on sale, but you can preorder at any time and we'll pull a number for you when the book is released.
  • Seating and parking are first come, first served. 
  • If you're unsure whether you can make the event and would like your copy personalized / inscribed, please include personalization information in the order comments. 
  • Our signing policies can be found here.

If you can't make an event and need to order signed copies: 

  • If you would like your copy personalized, please include inscription information in the order comments. 
  • If your order contains a preorder, it will not ship until it's complete. If you would prefer to have your books shipped as they're released we recommend placing separate orders or ordering in batches with similar release dates.
  • Signed / personalized copies won't ship until after the event. You'll receive tracking info from stamps.com 

Event date: 

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
Requiem for a Mouse (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #16) By Miranda James Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593199527
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - June 25th, 2024

Librarian Charlie Harris and his ever-intuitive feline friend Diesel must catch a killer in a deadly game of cat and mouse where no one is who they seem to be...


Hiss Me Deadly (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #15) By Miranda James Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593199510
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Published: Berkley - April 9th, 2024

Charlie and Diesel must catch a killer before he strikes another deadly note in this latest installment of the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks Mysteries.


What the Cat Dragged In (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #14) By Miranda James Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593199480
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Published: Berkley - May 2nd, 2023

Librarian Charlie Harris and his faithful feline companion, Diesel, have inherited Charlie’s grandfather’s house, along with a deadly legacy: a decades-old crime scene, in this all-new mystery in the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series.


Cat Me If You Can (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #13) By Miranda James Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451491206
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Published: Berkley - February 23rd, 2021

Charlie Harris and his feline companion Diesel take a bookish vacation but discover that murder never takes a holiday, in this all-new installment of the New York Times bestselling series. 


Careless Whiskers (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #12) By Miranda James Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780451491169
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - November 24th, 2020

When librarian Charlie Harris' daughter is falsely accused of murder, he and his faithful feline Diesel must leap forward to crack the case in this all-new installment in the New York Times bestselling series.  


The Pawful Truth (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #11) By Miranda James Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780451491145
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Berkley - May 26th, 2020

When Charlie Harris decides to go back to school, he and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel, find themselves entangled in a deadly lovers quarrel on campus in the latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series.


Six Cats a Slayin' (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #10) By Miranda James Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780451491114
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - November 26th, 2019

Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel, are busy decking the halls for the holidays when an unexpected delivery and a shocking murder conspire to shake up the season in this latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series.


Claws for Concern (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #9) By Miranda James Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425277799
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Berkley - June 4th, 2019

Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel, are embroiled in a new mystery when a cold case suddenly heats up in the latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series.


Twelve Angry Librarians (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #8) By Miranda James Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425277775
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - January 2nd, 2018

The author of the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series is back with more Southern charm and beguiling mystery as Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must find a killer in a room full of librarians...
 


No Cats Allowed (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #7) By Miranda James Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780425277751
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - February 7th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series continues as librarian Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must clear a friend when the evidence is stacked against her…


Arsenic and Old Books (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #6) By Miranda James Cover Image
$9.99
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ISBN: 9780425277539
Published: Berkley - February 2nd, 2016

In this mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, librarian Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel have to battle a killer when a set of Civil War diaries inspires murder...
 


The Silence of the Library (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #5) By Miranda James Cover Image
$8.99
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ISBN: 9780425257289
Published: Berkley - January 28th, 2014

When a beloved mystery author’s visit causes a stir in their small Mississippi town, librarian Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must outwit a fiction fanatic turned real-life killer.


Out of Circulation (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #4) By Miranda James Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425257272
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Published: Berkley - January 29th, 2013

Librarian Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must content with some spirited southern ladies when a feud ends in murder in this mystery in the New York Times bestselling series.


File M for Murder (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #3) By Miranda James Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425246184
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Published: Berkley - January 31st, 2012

In this mystery in the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series, librarian Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must clear the name of someone near and dear to their hearts—Charlie’s own daughter.


Classified as Murder (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #2) By Miranda James Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780425241578
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Published: Berkley - May 3rd, 2011

Librarian Charlie Harris and his cat Diesel must catalog a killer in this mystery in the New York Times bestselling Cat in the Stacks series.


Murder Past Due (Cat in the Stacks Mystery #1) By Miranda James Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425236031
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Published: Berkley - August 3rd, 2010

FIRST IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING CAT IN THE STACKS MYSTERY SERIES!

Everyone in Athena, Mississippi, knows Charlie Harris, the good-natured librarian with a rescued Maine coon cat named Diesel that he walks on a leash.  He’s returned to his hometown to immerse himself in books, but soon enough he’s entangled in a real-life thriller...