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Brown, Rita Mae

Overview
Works: 374 works in 1,832 publications in 3 languages and 148,560 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Christmas stories  Interviews  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator, Commentator
Classifications: PS3552.R698, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rita Mae Brown
Sour puss by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In small-town Crozet, Virginia, Harry Haristeen is kindling her romance with veterinarian Fair when their bliss is threatened by the murder of Professor Vincent Forland, a world-renowned grape and fungal expert visiting local vineyards
Catch as cat can by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feline sleuth Mrs. Murphy and her furry felines investigate two deaths as their hometown prepares for its annual springtime festival
Cat's eyewitness by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful town of Crozet, Virginia, is turned upside down by a statue of the Virgin Mary that begins to cry tears of real blood, as Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her sleuthing pets search for the truth about a local unsolved mystery
The purrfect murder by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In small-town Crozet, Virginia, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her feline sleuthing partners, Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, investigate when her friend, local architect Tazio Chappers, becomes the prime suspect in the killing of his most difficult client, Mrs. Carla Paulson
The tail of the tip-off by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 3,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a well-liked local builder dies of poisoning during a local basketball game in Crozet, Virginia, Harry Haristeen and her coterie of animals sift through a discouraging number of suspects as they search for the killer
A nose for justice : a novel by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Jeep Reed's Wings Ranch near Reno, Jeep, her great-niece, former Wall Street banker Magdalene "Mags" Rogers, and their two dogs King and Baxter investigate a pump company employee's disappearance, along with an environmentalist's shooting "suicide" and the identity of a really cold corpse
Cat of the century : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using animal cunning and human canniness, Harry Harristeen and her menagerie of mystery solvers must sniff out the answers behind the disappearance of alumni association board member Mariah D'Angelo. Mariah's car is on campus, and Tucker has found human blood near the school's stables
Claws and effect by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 2,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hank Brevard, the plant manager of Crozet Hospital, is murdered in the hospital, Harry uncovers "a closed little world where ego, jealousy, and illicit love often collide. But it's Mrs. Murphy, roaming the netherworld of Crozet Hospital, who sniffs out the most telling fact: a secret room in the old section that dates back to the time of the Underground Railroad."--Jacket
Murder, she meowed by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annual steeplechase at Montpelier, the high point in the social calendar of the horse set in Virginia, is disturbed by the stabbing of two jockeys, each with a playing card attached to his body. Sleuth Mrs. Murphy and her cat investigate, wondering whether the motive was greed, drugs or sex
Hiss of death : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before the 5K Run for Breast Cancer Awareness, Harry and her pets find the corpse of well-liked OR nurse Paula Benton, one of the event's organizers, who appears to have died of anaphylactic shock from a hornet's sting. But was it murder?
Santa clawed by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry and her husband, Fair, have gone to fetch a Christmas tree at the tree farm run by The Brothers of Love, a semimonastic organization that tends to AIDS patients, when they find the tree they've chosen grimly decorated with a dead body. Can Harry, the sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and corgi Tee Tucker save the season from a killjoy who's decided to gift the festive little town of Crozet, Virginia, with murder?
Murder on the prowl by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Virginia newspaper runs an obituary on the headmaster of a girls' school, only to discover he is alive. But a few days later he is murdered. Postmistress Mary Minor Haristeen goes to work, her sleuthing cat in tow
The big cat nap : the 20th anniversary Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a series of inexplicable car accidents are attributed to driver error, Harry Harristeen knows that something is amiss. Together with her intrepid team of feline, canine, and equine helpers, she begins to investigate, giving readers another charming, nail-biting Mrs. Murphy mystery"--
Cat on the scent by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crozet, Virginia, is a pretty sleepy place, but during a Civil War reenactment, murder occurs, and postmistress and amateur sleuth Harry Harristeen and her three pets are soon on the prowl looking for the killer
Hotspur by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retaining her love of foxhunting into her seventies, Jane "Sister" Arnold finds herself having to call on all of her expertise to solve the mystery of a murdered woman who disappeared twenty years earlier
Pay dirt, or, Adventures at Ash Lawn by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The premier place of gossip in Crozet, Virginia, is the post office, presided by Mary Minor Haristeen and her cat, Mrs. Murphy. When a leather-clad Hell's Angel barges into town looking for a woman by the name of Malibu and he is subsequently murdered, the postmistress and her pet must find out why. By the author of Murder at Monticello
Outfoxed by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder mystery among the fox hunting set in Virginia. The victim is one of two candidates for the post of master of the foxhounds. The post is being vacated by the present master, 70-year-old Jane Arnold, and it is she who nabs the killer
Murder at Monticello, or, Old sins by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Virginia, postmistress Mary Haristeen and her pets investigate the murder of an archeologist who in turn was investigating a 200-year-old murder on the grounds of Thomas Jefferson's home. By the author of Rest in Pieces
Murder unleashed : a novel by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unscrupulous bankers, abandoned homes, and a cold blooded killer on the loose: Mags Rogers and her wire haired dachshund, Baxter, digg up the dirt in the second scintillating novel in New York Times bestselling author Rita Mae Brown's delightful new series featuring some doggedly determined canine sleuths and their intrepid human companions
Rest in pieces by Rita Mae Brown( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia postmistress Mary "Harry" Haristeen has another murder case to solve, as the victim keeps turning up around town
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Rita M. 1944-

Brown, Sneaky Pie.

Brown, Sneaky Pie 1944-

Mae Brown, Rita 1944-

Rita Mae Brown Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster

Rita Mae Brown auteur de romans, poèmes, scénarii et d'essais

Rita Mae Brown scrittrice, poetessa e sceneggiatrice statunitense

Rita Mae Brown US-amerikanische Krimi-Schriftstellerin

Rita Maja Braun

Rita Mej Braun

Sneaky Pie Brown.

Sneaky Pie Brown 1944-

Рита Мей Браун

Рита Меј Браун

Рита Мэй Браун

ריטה מיי בראון

ريتا ماى براون

ریتا مای براون فیلمنامه‌نویس و شاعر آمریکایی

ブラウン, リタ・マエ

ブラウン, リタ・メイ

Languages
English (416)

German (21)

Italian (2)

Covers
Catch as cat canCat's eyewitnessThe purrfect murderThe tail of the tip-offA nose for justice : a novelCat of the century : a Mrs. Murphy mysteryClaws and effectMurder, she meowed