The Cat, The Devil And Lee Fontana: A Novel by Shirley Rousseau MurphyThe Cat, The Devil And Lee Fontana: A Novel by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

The Cat, The Devil And Lee Fontana: A Novel

byShirley Rousseau Murphy

Paperback | February 11, 2014 | Large Print

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To the devil, the span of a human life is as brief as spit on the wind. But the challenge of playing with flawed humans, like a cat toying with a mouse, is endlessly amusing. If the devil loses a wager, though, he will harass a person's descendants until he eventually gets his due. Which is why he's tormenting Lee Fontana.

The night before Lee, a train robber, is paroled from jail, Satan terrifies and tempts the thief with the promise of one more successful heist. Struggling to live an honest life working on a farm in Southern California with old friends, opportunities to get rich quick seem to appear at every turn and the temptation becomes too much to bear. But Lee has a secret ally looking out for him. The prison cat Misto, a yellow-tabby ghost, will tail the ex-con on his dangerous mission—an adventure that will leave a long legacy for everyone's favorite sleuthing cat, Joe Grey, and his pals in the charming California coastal town of Molina Point.

In addition to her popular Joe Grey mystery series for adults, for which she has received ten national Cat Writers' Association Awards for best novel of the year, Shirley Rousseau Murphy is a noted children's book author who has received five Dixie Council of Authors and Journalists awards. Two of her children's books were written in c...
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Title:The Cat, The Devil And Lee Fontana: A NovelFormat:Paperback | Large PrintDimensions:416 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.83 inPublished:February 11, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062298534

ISBN - 13:9780062298539

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“Feline fans will enjoy reading “The Cat, the Devil, and Lee Fontana” and will await the next incarnation of this heavenly cat.”