The Resource Cat's claw, by Susan Wittig Albert

Cat's claw, by Susan Wittig Albert

Label
Cat's claw
Title
Cat's claw
Statement of responsibility
by Susan Wittig Albert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Police Chief Sheila Dawson believes the death of Pecan Springs' computer guru, Larry Kirk, is a suicide, perhaps triggered by his painful divorce. Further investigation reveals that Kirk's death wasn't self-inflicted. And the truth is reinforced by her friend China Bayles' news -- Larry recently asked for her legal advice regarding a stalker. George Timms was caught breaking into Larry's computer shop to steal his own computer back because of dangerous personal information it contained. Now that Larry is dead, she's sure it's connected to the burglary. She's also sure she'll get plenty of resistance on her assessment . . ."--P. [4] of cover
Member of
Title
Cat's claw
Creator
Summary
"Sheila Dawson has made history as the first female police chief in Pecan Springs, Texas. She's also cracked many a mystery in collaboration with local sleuth China Bayles--that's why everyone thinks she's such a smart cookie. Now, Sheila puts those smarts to work, sifting through secrets to find a killer on the prowl... Larry Kirk, Pecan Springs' computer guru, has been shot dead in his kitchen. At first Police Chief Sheila Dawson believes it to be suicide, perhaps triggered by his painful divorce. Further investigation reveals that Kirk's death wasn't self-inflicted. And the truth is reinforced by her friend China Bayles' news--Larry recently asked her for legal advice in regards to a stalker. As a police chief in a male-dominated force, Sheila meets many challenges, especially when her theories rock the boat in high-profile cases like that of George Timms. He was caught breaking into Larry's computer shop to steal his own computer back because of dangerous personal information it contained. Now that Larry is dead, she's sure it's connected to the burglary. And she's also sure she'll get plenty of resistance on her assessment... Timms' time to turn himself in to the police comes and goes, and he's nowhere to be found. In her investigation, Sheila uncovers secrets, terrible secrets that would drive anyone to kill. So who then? It's up to Sheila to prove she's got what it takes to hunt down the predator that's loose on the streets of Pecan Springs.."--
Subject
Member of
Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10045675
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.L2637
LC item number
C38 2012b
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Pecan Springs mystery
  • Thorndike Press large print mystery
Series volume
0020
Target audience
adult
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Susan Wittig Albert
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Cats claw
Label
Cat's claw, by Susan Wittig Albert
Publication
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  • HOU-CEN
  • HOU-ROB
  • NED-MEH
  • PAS-MAIN
  • PAP-MAIN
  • HOU-COL
  • HOU-RIN
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm768167120
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
459 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410446862
Lccn
2012000992
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1114358
System control number
  • (OCoLC)768167120
  • (Sirsi) a1114358

Library Locations

    • Nederland – Marion & Ed Hughes Public LibraryBorrow it
      2712 Nederland Ave., Nederland, TX, 77627, US
      29.9643618 -94.00120679999999
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