The Cat, The Devil, The Last Escape: A Novel

Mass Market Paperback | October 27, 2015

byShirley Rousseau Murphy, Pat J. J. Murphy

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A ghost cat, the Devil, a deceitful criminal, a father framed for murder, and a vulnerable young girl combine in this magical tale from the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey feline mysteries, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, and her husband Pat J.J. Murphy.

The Devil has been up to no good . . .

Brad Falon, one of Satan’s longtime puppets, orchestrated a deadly robbery and set up his old friend Morgan Blake to take the fall. Now, Morgan has been sentenced to life in prison, and his wife Becky and young daughter Sammie are devastated. Alone and afraid, in need of comfort and a friend, Sammie turns to Misto, the ghost cat.

Behind bars, her father Morgan makes fast friends with an old con named Lee Fontana who knows a few tricks about outwitting evil. They plan a wily escape to bring the real killer to justice and clear Morgan’s name for good. All it will take is outsmarting the Devil one more time. . . . 

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A ghost cat, the Devil, a deceitful criminal, a father framed for murder, and a vulnerable young girl combine in this magical tale from the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey feline mysteries, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, and her husband Pat J.J. Murphy.The Devil has been up to no good . . .Brad Falon, one of Satan’...

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From the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey series comes this magical sequel to The Cat, the Devil, and Lee FontanaThanks to the help of the ghost cat, thief and train robber Lee Fontana has finally beat the devil. But the big, rangy tomcat, who can appear and disappear as he pleases, knows Satan will return.Whi...

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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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.8 inPublished:October 27, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062269119

ISBN - 13:9780062269119

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