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Forbes, Kate

Overview
Works: 326 works in 1,452 publications in 1 language and 58,142 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Interviews  History  Christian fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author
Classifications: PS3552.R698, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kate Forbes
The purrfect murder by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Haristeen and the peaceable residents of Crozet, Virginia, are found busily preparing their gardens and homes for winter. When wealthy Carla Paulson begins plotting her extravagant new home, she ruffles more than a few feathers. Soon Carla is stabbed to death, and standing over her with knife in hand is one of Harry's good friends
Cat's eyewitness by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy little town of Crozet, Virginiahas seen its share of mischief and mayhem, but nothing like this. While visiting the Mt. Carmel monastery, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen witnesses a statue of the Virgin Mary cry tears of blood. Legend says this fortells crises, and soon a monk is found frozen to death near the statue. Before long the monk's body disappears, another Crozet citizen dies, and a shocking revelation to an ages-old mystery surfaces. Thankfully, Harry and her sleuthing animals are on the case--unofficially, or course
Puss 'n cahoots : [a Mrs. Murphy mystery] by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous Saddlebred show in Shelbyville, Kentucky, is the perfect opportunity for remarried newlyweds Harry and Fair Haristeen to finally go on their long-delayed (second) honeymoon--a chance to combine business and pleasure, as well as to drop in on some old friends. Mrs. Murphy (a tabby cat), Tucker (a Corgi), and Pewter (a fat gray kitty) are all along for the trip as well, and when their hosts are robbed the very first day they arrive, Mrs. Murphy pounces right on solving the mystery. Soon, however, they are all sidetracked by even bigger crimes: a $200,000 mare owned by a young film star is stolen in broad daylight, and worst of all, a groom is found murdered. Clearly, winning at Shelbyville is secondary; first prize is survival
Cat of the century by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,125 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
Hiss of death by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,026 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?
Judy Moody declares independence by Megan McDonald( Recording )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning about the American Revolution on a family trip to Boston, Massachusetts, Judy Moody makes her own Declaration of Independence and tries to prove that she is responsible enough to have more freedoms, such as a higher allowance and her own bathroom
Judy Moody saves the world! by Megan McDonald( Recording )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Judy Moody gets serious about protecting the environment, her little brother Stink thinks she is overdoing it, but she manages to inspire her third grade class to undertake an award-winning, environment-saving project
Judy Moody goes to college by Megan McDonald( Recording )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her substitute teacher realizes she is struggling in math, Judy is sent to a math tutor at the local college and soon is completely into the spirit of college life
Judy Moody predicts the future by Megan McDonald( Recording )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Judy obtains a mood ring, she tries to convince herself and her third-grade classmates that she can predict the future
Gap Creek by Robert Morgan( )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Harmon is a hard worker living a hard life. Only a teenager, she has already witnessed the deaths of her brother and father when she loses herself in the work of a new marriage. The trials she faces in early 20th century Appalachia gradually build into an examination of the ways the human spirit can triumph
Last lessons of summer by Margaret Maron( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amy Steadman is the young heiress of a prosperous children's book publishing franchise in New York. After her grandmother is murdered, apparently in a botched robbery, Amy goes to North Carolina to clean out the family home. But as she sorts through dusty files and boxes, she is haunted by the memory of her mother's suicide, which apparently happened here when Amy was only three
Judy Moody : around the world in 8 1/2 days by Megan McDonald( Recording )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judy Moody has a double! Amy Namey is exactly like Judy - same-same - and she's a member of the 'way-cool' My-Name-Is-A-Poem Club. Judy is meant to be doing an Around-the-World class project with Rocky and Frank Pearl. But with so much time spent thinking about Amy, Judy's old friends start to feel left out ..."--Publisher's description
Santa clawed by Rita Mae Brown( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When murder befouls the idyllic winter wonderland of Crozet, Virginia, amateur sleuth Harry Haristeen takes up the investigation. Also on the scent are Harry's intrepid, four-legged friends--who never met a mystery they couldn't solve.--
The tail of the tip-off by Rita Mae Brown( )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the dead body of building contractor H.H. Donaldson is found in the parking lot during a basketball game, felines Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, along with Tee Tucker the Corgi, know just what will happen next. Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen can't help but try to solve the puzzle. Who could be the killer? Is it a mistress, an archrival, or Donaldson's ailing wife? Soon Harry can't trust anyone. Leave it to Mrs. Murphy and her gang to lead Harry right to the missing piece
Redeeming love by Francine Rivers( )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sold into prostitution as an orphan, Angel has never believed in love. Then Michael Hosea pursues her, showers her with unconditional love, and marries her. Through his caring, Michael slowly melts Angel's icy heart
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned Judy Abbot relates her college adventures in letters to the mysterious benefactor that she calls Daddy-Long-Legs
Catch as cat can by Rita Mae Brown( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rare set of hubcaps is stolen, it seems like a harmless offense, until the suspected theif is found hanged in the woods. Soon the body count rises, forcing Harry to divide her time between getting to the bottom of the malfeasance and dating a handsome visitor from Uraguay
Judy Moody, girl detective by Megan McDonald( Recording )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today Judy is in a Nancy Drew-type mood. She's got her flashlight, notebook, pencil and other crime-solving tools gathered. Now she just needs to find a mystery. Imagine her surprise when she discovers an honest-to-goodness whodunit right in her own town when police pooch Mr. Chips goes missing. Teaming up with her best friends Frank and Rocky and her little brother Stink, agent Judy Drewdy is on the case
Pawing through the past : [a Mrs. Murphy mystery] by Rita Mae Brown( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this audio selection from Rita Mae Brown a class reunion takes an interesting turn when many receive a note with the simple message: "You'll never get old." What may be a practical joke becomes more sinister when a classmate turns up dead
Cat on the scent : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 787 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
 
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