*** 5 stars
As a cat lover and also an author who writes mysteries featuring cats, I truly enjoyed this book. Even though it was the first one of this series that I’ve read, I had no trouble keeping up with the storyline because of the way the backstory was smoothly introduced. I loved the descriptions of Germany and Austria and the historical tidbits about World War II (this author also writes a World War II cozy series). The story was a fun puzzle and even contained a treasure hunt. The interplay between the two cats, Black Cat and Angel, was cute.There were moments of sadness when Angel got hurt, and Kimberlee was questioned by the police as a suspect in Mrs. Herman’s murder. I would recommend this book and hope to read more of this series and other books by Elaine Faber. Check out the blog tour and giveaway below.
Black Cat and the Secret in Dewey’s Diary:
A Tale of History, Mystery, Riddles, and Gold.
by Elaine Faber
About Black Cat and the Secret in Dewey’s Diary
Black Cat and the Secret in Dewey’s Diary:
A Tale of History, Mystery, Riddles and Gold.
4th in Series
Publisher: Elk Grove Publications (September 6, 2019)
Paperback: 264 pages
Digital ASIN: B07XSJQ5HF
In this dual tale of mystery, lost treasure, and riddles, while Black Cat narrates the exciting events in Fern Lake, Kimberlee discovers a cryptic clue in a diary about a hidden treasure, and heads to Austria to solve the puzzle.
When Kimberlee and Dorian arrive in Austria, they attract the attention of a stalker determined to steal the diary in hopes the clues will lead him to the treasure first. On a collision course, it is inevitable that Kimberlee and the stalker meet in Hopfgarten.
Black Cat and Angel’s lives are endangered with the arrival of Kimberlee’s grandmother in Fern Lake, and the return of a man presumed dead for twenty-five years. With both arrivals, emotional and financial difficulties loom for Kimberlee’s family. Since their return to Fern Lake, Angel seems reluctant or unable to adjust to her new home. Does she regret leaving Texas and Grandmother? And, when the opportunity arises, will she decide to leave Black Cat and Fern Lake?
Elaine Faber lives in Northern California with her husband and feline companions. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, California Cat Writers, and Northern California Publishers and Artists. She volunteers with the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop. She enjoys speaking at public venues, sharing highlights of her novels. Her short stories have appeared in national magazines and multiple anthologies.
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Black Cat and the Lethal Lawyer, Thumper accompanies his family to a Texas horse ranch where they confront wild horses, embezzling, false identities and attempted murder.
Black Cat and the Accidental Angel, Black Cat and his companion are left behind following an MVA. Taken in by a family facing personal and financial disaster, Black Cat and Angel encounter danger and a spiritual encounter.
Mrs. Odboddy-Hometown Patriot, Eccentric Mrs. Odboddy believes Nazi spies and conspiracies run amuck through her town.
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Mrs. Odboddy-And Then There was a Tiger, Falsely accused of various crimes, Agnes sets about to restore her reputation and missing war bond money.
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