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Forbes, Kate

Overview
Works: 190 works in 954 publications in 1 language and 49,754 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  Interviews  Christian fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, 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 )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,246 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 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy little town of Crozet, Virginia has 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 )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,171 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 )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry's beloved Aunt Tally approaches her 100th birthday, her alma mater schedules a birthday celebration that doubles as a fundraiser. But then a member of the alumnae association disappears. Her car is on campus, yet she's nowhere to be seen--and Tucker has sniffed out traces of human blood
Judy Moody gets famous! by Megan McDonald( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feisty Judy Moody has a different emotion for every occasion. She wants to be famous after seeing her classmate Jessica Finch in the newspaper for winning the spelling bee. It seems like everyone has some claim to fame except Judy! But after several hilarious attempts at stardom, such as entering her toast-making cat in a pet contest, she is finally content with the satisfaction of helping others
Judy Moody saves the world! by Megan McDonald( Recording )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,077 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
Hiss of death by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,072 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?
Claws and effect by Rita Mae Brown( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the quiet town of Crozet, Virginia. In the middle of a particularly dull winter, nobody pays much mind to rumors of bad blood among the staff of Crozet Hospital, until a member of the hospital staff turns up dead. So much for the uneventful season. Harry can't resist doing some investigating of her own, but it's her sleuthing feline whose nose sniffs out the biggest clue. Co-written by the smartest cat to ever put paw to typewriter
Judy Moody declares independence by Megan McDonald( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,053 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 goes to college by Megan McDonald( Recording )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,029 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 1,026 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
The tail of the tip-off by Rita Mae Brown( )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 997 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
Santa clawed by Rita Mae Brown( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 953 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
Judy Moody, M.D. : [the doctor is in!] by Megan McDonald( Recording )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy is excited about becoming a doctor, especially when Class 3T starts a new unit on the human body, but she learns more about being a patient when she catches tonsillitis from her little brother, Stink
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned Judy Abbot relates her college adventures in letters to the mysterious benefactor that she calls Daddy-Long-Legs
Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Pye family's puppy, Ginger, disappears on Thanksgiving Day, the children are convinced that he has been adbucted by a stranger in a yellow hat
Catch as cat can by Rita Mae Brown( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unsuspicious death of fast-living Roger O'Bannon at the Wrecker's Ball turns into a murder mystery when a second body is discovered, a situation that prompts "Harry" Haristeen and her animal companions--Tucker, Pewter, and feline sleuth Mrs. Murphy--to find a connection between the two victims
Redeeming love by Francine Rivers( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 884 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
Murder, she meowed by Rita Mae Brown( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 872 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
Pawing through the past : [a Mrs. Murphy mystery] by Rita Mae Brown( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 859 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
 
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Cat's eyewitnessPuss 'n cahoots : [a Mrs. Murphy mystery]Judy Moody gets famous!Judy Moody saves the world!Claws and effectJudy Moody declares independenceJudy Moody predicts the futureThe tail of the tip-off