San Francisco isn’t the biggest city in the country, but it feels pretty vast when you’re canvassing its neighborhoods looking for clues to your missing uncle’s hidden location. Aided by my two cats, Rupert and Isabella, I try to follow Uncle Oscar’s painted clues on a trail that leads from Coit Tower’s famous murals through San Francisco’s New Deal art—all while hoping my uncle’s sudden disappearance is unrelated to the murdered intern at City Hall.
Just when it seems our search has hit a wall, we receive some surprising help from beyond. But will it be enough to save us from our own brushes with death? Here’s hoping we don’t paint ourselves into a corner…
About the Author
REBECCA M. HALE worked as a patent attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area before writing her New York Times bestselling Cats and Curios Mystery series, including How to Wash a Cat, Nine Lives Last Forever, How to Moon a Cat, and How to Tail a Cat. She is also the author of the Mystery in the Islands series, including Adrift on St. John and Afoot on St. Croix. Rebecca lives in Western Colorado with her feline writing associates - when she's not off researching future books set in San Francisco, the Caribbean, or wherever else her wandering spirit takes her.
Praise for the New York Times bestselling Cats and Curios Mysteries:
“Will delight mystery readers and elicit a purr from those who obey cats.”--Carolyn Hart, author of Death Comes Silently
“Quirky characters, an enjoyable mystery with plenty of twists, and cats, too! A fun read.”--Linda O. Johnston, author of the Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter Mysteries
“This exciting road trip goes from danger to humor and back…[The] adorable cats are brilliant tacticians.”--Genre Go Round Reviews
“[A] wild refreshing over-the-top of Nob Hill thriller”--The Best Reviews