Cat in a Topaz Tango

Cat in a Topaz Tango

A Midnight Louie Mystery

By Carole Nelson Douglas

Forge Books, Hardcover, 9780765318626, 416pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2009


Temple Barr and Matt Devine make a cozy engaged couple, and the feisty redhead is all for her handsome radio host fiance staring in a week-long televised Las Vegas charity event, "Dancing with the Celebs." But while ex-priest Matt struggles to master the sexy moves of the tango, a killer stalks the dance floor. Not only is Matt in danger, but so is the lovely tween Mariah, daughter of homicide cop C. R. Molina, who is dancing in the Junior Divison of the show.

And so Temple gets dragooned into resurrecting her kicky teen persona, Zoe Chloe Ozone, now an Internet hottie, to ensure Matt and Mariah don't foxtrot into a fatal mistep.

Where is Louie in all this? Well, he's out and about, proving that he's still the cat's meow. But he's got his paws full as he tries to keep all the various players in his little troupe from dancing right into death's arms....

About the Author

Carole Nelson Douglas is the author of the bestselling Midnight Louie series, which include Cat in a Sapphire Slipper, Cat in a Red Hot Rage, Cat in a Quicksilver Caper, and many more.  She is also the author of the historical suspense series featuring Irene Adler, the only woman ever to have “outwitted” Sherlock Holmes.  She resides in Fort Worth, Texas.