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Mandy Morton - Author

About the Author

Mandy Morton began her professional life as a musician. Her songwriting formed the basis of six albums during the 1970s and early 1980s, when she toured extensively with her band. More recently, she has worked as a freelance arts journalist for national and local radio, specialising in making music and theatre documentary. She is the co-author of a non-fiction theatre book, In Good Company, and lives with her partner in Cambridge and Cornwall, where there is always a place for an ageing long-haired tabby cat. Follow Hettie on Facebook: Facebook.com/HettieBagshotMysteries

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Other books by Mandy Morton

Magical Mystery Paws

Magical Mystery Paws

Author: Mandy Morton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/11/2018

Meet Hettie Bagshot, a long-haired tabby cat whose whiskers twitch at the first sign of a mystery, and her best friend Tilly Jenkins. Together, they run the No. 2 Feline Detective Agency, and nothing will stop them from untangling each brain-teasing case that comes their way. In scorching temperatures, Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick Tilly set out on a road trip to catch a killer cat amid a sea of entertainers. As Psycho Derek s bus lurches from one venue to the next, the killer strikes again. The big question for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency is who will be next? Will it be Patty Sniff, the ageing punk star? Or Kitty O Shea from the Irish dance troupe? Or perhaps Belisha Beacon s days are numbered. As the fur flies and the animosity builds, Hettie and Tilly become embroiled in a world of music, mayhem and murder. As matters draw to a terrifying conclusion, will Magical Mystery Paws finally top the bill?

Magical Mystery Paws

Magical Mystery Paws

Author: Mandy Morton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

All aboard for the Summer of Fluff! Meet Hettie Bagshot, a long-haired tabby cat whose whiskers twitch at the first sign of a mystery, and her best friend Tilly Jenkins. Together, they run the No. 2 Feline Detective Agency, and nothing will stop them from untangling each brain-teasing case that comes their way. In scorching temperatures, Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick Tilly set out on a road trip to catch a killer cat amid a sea of entertainers. As Psycho Derek's bus lurches from one venue to the next, the killer strikes again. The big question for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency is who will be next? Will it be Patty Sniff, the ageing punk star? Or Kitty O'Shea from the Irish dance troupe? Or perhaps Belisha Beacon's days are numbered. As the fur flies and the animosity builds, Hettie and Tilly become embroiled in a world of music, mayhem and murder. As matters draw to a terrifying conclusion, will Magical Mystery Paws finally top the bill? What people are saying about The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency: 'True escapism into a world of pies, cakes and cats while somehow smuggling a truer reflection of the real world than much human detective fiction.' 'A deceptively nasty murder wrapped up in a cardigan, and served by the fire with tea and cake. A delight from beginning to end.' 'Hilarious and captivating.' 'The cat world's answer to the cosy crime novel, with bags of charm and characters you don't want to leave behind.' 'I love this series and am waiting with a warmed pastry, a hot mug of something, and a crackling fire for the next in the series.' Editorial reviews: 'Original and intriguing... a world without people which cat lovers will enter and enjoy.' P. D. James 'Mandy Morton's Feline Detective Agency instigates a new genre, both wonderful and surreal.' Maddy Prior 'The world that Morton has created is irresistible.' Publishers Weekly 'Witty and smart. Prepare to be besotted.' M.K. Graff 'Mandy Morton's series is both charming and whimsical.' Barry Forshaw 'Hettie Bagshot might be a new face at the scene of a crime, but already she could teach most fictional detectives a thing or two.' The Hunts Post

The Michaelmas Murders

The Michaelmas Murders

Author: Mandy Morton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 24/08/2017

As the annual flower and produce show approaches, it's all doom and bloom up on the allotments, with prize vegetables going missing and a dead body on Bonny Grub's onion patch. Baronial landowner Fluff Wither-Fork is beside herself and calls in the No. 2 Feline Detective Agency. Who is trying to sabotage the scarecrow competition? Will Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick get to the bottom of this murky compost heap before judgement day? Amid a sea of binder twine and raised beds, a killer cat is on the prowl. Who will be next, as the allotment community shake in their wellington boots?

The Michaelmas Murders The No2 Feline Detective Agency

The Michaelmas Murders The No2 Feline Detective Agency

Author: Mandy Morton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2017

As the Town's annual flower and produce show approaches, it's all doom and bloom up on the allotments, with prize vegetables going missing and a dead body on Bonny Grub's onion patch. Baronial landowner Fluff Wither-Fork is beside herself and calls in the No. 2 Feline Detective Agency. Who is trying to sabotage the scarecrow competition? And will Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick Tilly get to the bottom of this murky compost heap before judgement day arrives? Amid a sea of binder twine and raised beds, a spiteful killer cat is on the prowl. Who will be next, as the allotment community shake in their wellington boots?

The Ghost of Christmas Paws

The Ghost of Christmas Paws

Author: Mandy Morton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 10/11/2016

It's a week before Christmas and Hettie and Tilly set out on a very dangerous case for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency. Lady Eloise Crabstock-Singe has summoned them to Crabstock Manor, hoping they can solve the mystery of Christmas Paws: a servant cat that haunts the Manor, intent on killing off all the Crabstocks. Through blizzard and storm, stranded on the notorious Bodkin Moor, will Hettie and Tilly save the day and get home in time for Christmas dinner?

The Ghost of Christmas Paws

The Ghost of Christmas Paws

Author: Mandy Morton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2016

It's a week before Christmas and Hettie and Tilly set out on a very dangerous case for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency. Lady Eloise Crabstock-Singe has summoned them to Crabstock Manor in the village of Porthladle on the Cornish Coast to solve the mystery of Christmas Paws, a servant cat who haunts the Manor intent on killing off all the Crabstocks. Should they put their trust in Absalom and Lamorna Tweek? Will Saffron Bunn's cooking get any better? And what is Evergreen Flinch searching for?Through blizzard and storm, stranded on the notorious Bodkin Moor and laid up at Jam Makers Inn will Hettie and Tilly save the day and get home in time for Christmas dinner?

The Death of Downton Tabby

The Death of Downton Tabby

Author: Mandy Morton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/2016

The Town is celebrating its first literary festival, and The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency has been hired to oversee security. On the arrival of the three Bronte sisters and the famous aristocat, Sir Downton Tabby, Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick, Tilly, are plunged into crisis as a serial killer stalks the festival grounds. Will there be an author left standing? Will Meridian Hambone sell out of her 'Littertray' t-shirts? And will there be enough crime teas to go round?

Cat Among the Pumpkins

Cat Among the Pumpkins

Author: Mandy Morton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/09/2015

Gunpowder, Treacle and Shocks. Hettie and Tilly set out to investigate an old crime and a spate of new murders. Why is Mavis Spitforce dressed as a pumpkin? Can Irence Peggledrip really talk to cats from the spirit world? Did Milky Myers murder his family on Halloween, longer ago than anyone can remember? Questions that the tabby duo must answer before the latest case for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency can be solved. As the November fog closes in, where will the killer strike next - and will there be enough samosas to go round?

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