When Jim Qwilleran moves to the small town of Pickax, he doesn’t expect his life to change much. But soon after arriving, he stumbles upon a dead body and becomes wrapped up in an exciting mystery. With the help of his new friend Koko, a talking cat who can sense clues that humans can’t see, Qwill begins investigating the murder. As they dig deeper into the case, they uncover dark secrets about the townspeople – secrets that could lead to more murders…
For who is this book for ?
This book is perfect for mystery and thriller lovers who are looking for a suspenseful read. Featuring a likable protagonist and an adorable talking cat, this novel will keep you hooked until the very end.
- The story is well-paced and exciting, with plenty of twists and turns to keep readers engaged.
- The characters are likable and engaging, keeping the reader invested in their fate.
- Braun’s writing style is charming and enjoyable, making for an easy read.
- The Cat Who Moved a Mountain is shockingly gory for a book about talking cats
- The mystery is convoluted and hard to follow
- This book will make you question your belief in the sanctity of animals
Learn more about the author
The Cat Who Moved a Mountain is the first book in the best-selling mystery series by Lilian Jackson Braun. In it, Jim Qwilleran moves to the small town of Pickax and quickly becomes embroiled in an exciting murder investigation. With the help of his new friend Koko – a talking cat with special powers – Qwill sets out to uncover the dark secrets about his fellow townspeople.
“A thoroughly enjoyable mystery. The characters are quirky and likeable, the setting is atmospheric and the writing is witty.”
“The Cat Who Moved a Mountain is one of those books that you can’t put down. I read it in two days because I just had to find out what happened next.”
“A purrfect mystery read! The Cat Who Moved a Mountain is the first book in the Jim Qwilleran and Koko series, and it definitely doesn’t disappoint. With murders, suspenseful moments, and even some comedy sprinkled in, this book has everything you could want in a thriller. If you’re looking for an enjoyable read that will keep you guessing until the very end, then look no further – The Cat Who Moved a Mountain is perfect for you.”
“If you’re a fan of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series, you’ll love Lilian Jackson Braun’s The Cat Who Moved a Mountain.”