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Forbes, Kate

Overview
Works: 434 works in 1,955 publications in 1 language and 64,020 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Interviews  Christmas fiction  Christmas stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author, nar
Classifications: PS3552.R698, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kate Forbes
 
Most widely held works by Kate Forbes
Sour Puss : a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visiting the local vineyards of Crozet, Virginia, world-renowned grape and fungus expert Professor Vincent Forland loses his head--literally. Forland had recently delivered a lecture on how distilled fungus plays a critical role in chemical warfare. Figuring the murder is political, the Crozet residents are hardly bothered and return to their routines--until another headless body shows up. Now it's up to Mary Minor Haristeen and her sleuthing animals to sniff out a killer before someone else dies
The purrfect murder by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,134 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 )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,134 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 )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,065 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 )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,034 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
Judy Moody declares independence by Megan McDonald( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 958 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 )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy Moody was in a mood. The substitute teacher thinks Judy's maths skills need improving. So Judy has to see a private tutor. But when Judy meets her tutor - a crucial college student with a funky sense of style - & gets a glimpse of college life, Judy's bad math-i-tude turns into a radical glad-i-tude
Judy Moody saves the world! by Megan McDonald( Recording )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 954 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 predicts the future by Megan McDonald( Recording )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 937 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( )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 929 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( )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 921 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 )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy Moody's new friendship with Amy Namey causes problems with her old friends and the school project they are working on together.--
Santa clawed by Rita Mae Brown( )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 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.--
Redeeming love by Francine Rivers( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2020 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the Bible story of Hosea, set in the 1850s amidst California's gold country
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned Judy Abbot relates her college adventures in letters to the mysterious benefactor that she calls Daddy-Long-Legs
The tail of the tip-off by Rita Mae Brown( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 856 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
Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes( )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 843 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
Hiss of death by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

17 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 828 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?
Catch as cat can by Rita Mae Brown( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 813 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 )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 801 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
 
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