Qwilleran, retired newspaper reporter and millionaire, is up to his eyeballs in another mystery. But never fear, Koko and Yum Yum, his Siamese companions will be there to save the day. In this installment, Qwilleran has decided to take the cats to the Klingenschoen cabin in Mooseville for the summer. The problems start as soon as they arrive. When the heat fails Qwill finds himself signing up for the Glinko repair service. Mrs. Glinko has quite the operation going and Qwill’s encounters with her service people add a lot of humor to the story. Very soon after moving in it becomes evident that the cabin is too small and Qwill sets out to find a contractor who will build an addition. This proves to be very challenging as Qwill soon discovers that carpenters in Mooseville have been going missing under mysterious circumstances for several months. When Koko becomes obsessed with the crawl space under the cabin Qwill knows he’s all in with this mystery!
This is another hit in this fabulous series. I love the characters that Ms. Braun creates in her books. Qwilleran is his usual enchanting, though frequently frustrated self and the minor characters play their part brilliantly in keeping the story moving forward. This book further cements the series as being one of my all-time favorites.
Alinefromabook’s rating: TWO THUMBS-UP!