In Carole Nelson Douglas' Cat in a White Tie and Tails,
Midnight Louie goes along as chaperone when PR whiz Temple Barr and her
fiance, rising media star Matt Devine, head to Chicago so she can meet
his family. Matt's mother has a tragic past primed to rise and bite
anybody in reach, even the ex-alley cat sleuth. When Louie is snatched,
the catnapping's surprising motive loops back to Vegas and a string of
unsolved murders connected to magic... and ex-magician Max Kinsella,
Temple's former significant other.
Skeptical homicide lieutenant C. R. Molina has commissioned Max to investigate the cold case murder she suspects he committed two years earlier. With traumatic amnesia from a recent attempt on his life, the once infallible Max is more sitting duck than predator. It will take an alliance of frenemies to solve the serial deaths before one of them joins the fatality list.