Saturday, March 11, 2017

Book Review/Giveaway: Purr M for Murder by T.C. LoTempio

. Title: Purr M For Murder
 Author: T.C. LoTempio
 Publisher: Crooked Lane
 Format: ebook
 Source: Received for review from  Netgalley
 Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
 Reviewed by: Tina

Synopsis From Goodreads.Com

Sydney McCall left behind an ex-fiancé and a New York advertising job to return home to Deer Park, North Carolina and help her sister, Kat, run the local animal shelter, Friendly Paws. Determined to save the shelter from financial trouble, Sydney and Kat organize a cat café fundraising event at a local coffee shop. Things are looking up until their landlord, Trowbridge Littleton, threatens to shut down the event. When Sydney drops by his art gallery to make peace, she finds Kat--along with Littleton's dead body.

Local homicide detective Will Worthington--who just happens to be Sydney's old high school crush--is highly suspicious of the sisters' involvement. Desperate to clear their names from the suspect list, Sydney pounces on the investigation. With the help of one of the shelter cats, a savvy orange tabby named Toby, Sydney begins poking her nose into other local businesses whose owners may have benefited from Littleton's death--until the killer notices she's pawing a little too closely at the truth.

Tina's Review

Purr M for Murder was heartwarming, suspenseful and the best part was the cats. I would have loved to have rescued them all myself.
The most heartwarming for me was a orange tabby named  Toby, a rescue cat searching for the perfect human to make his
Life complete, How he basically shunned everyone that tried to get close to him to adopt him until he met Sydney who along with her sister Kat, runs the animal shelter and they together catch a killer of their landlord who wants to put the shelter down for good.

Sisters, friends a hunky detective from Sydney’s Past  and Toby and the shelter made this a real enjoyable read. Very likable characters and would love to have been friends with Sydney and Kat and to be a character working in the shelter along with them and it was actually how this story made me feel like I was right there along with them, a part of the mystery, that’s the best thing about reading a cozy mystery . I could tell that the author T.C. LoTempio really loves cats but you don’t have to be a cat person to enjoy this mystery. Purr M for Murder really had me questioning who the killer was. I mystery I couldn’t put down.

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  1. This sounds like a great read. All of my cats are tabbies from shelters. Thanks for the review and chance to win.

    1. All of my cats are either rescues or came from shelters as well! ROCCO came from the Clifton Animal Shelter and lhis brother Maxx was a rescue from South Jersey.

  2. Been waiting to read this new series!!!!! Love the Nick and Nora series!!!!

  3. Sounds like a good read. Thanks.
    Carol Smith

  4. I enjoyed your review -- this book sounds like a winner ~

  5. I love cats and really like books featuring cats in the storyline. I just adopted an orange tabby, so I can't wait to read more about Toby. Can't wait to read the book.

  6. Thank you for a cool sounding suggestion!

    Luna Crone

  7. I just love cat cozies and it's got my favorite cat on the cover. Win, win!!!

  8. I like that Toby is able to help solve the case.



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