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The first book in the Cats and Curios Mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Publishing Group.

"Written with verve and panache...will delight mystery readers and elicit a purr from those who obey cats."
—Carolyn Hart, author of Merry, Merry Ghost

"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.

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How to Wash a Cat

Cats and Curios Mystery, No. 1
by Rebecca M. Hale

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A deceased uncle and a surprising inheritance propel a woman and her two curious cats into the mystery surrounding his death. An investigation that starts amid the curios and novelties of a San Francisco antiques shop follows a twisted trail of dangerous deception that leads all the way back to the days of the Gold Rush itself.