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Something the Cat Dragged in

(1983)
(A book in the Professor Peter Shandy series)
A novel by

 
For Professor Ungley, death isn't half as inconvenient as losing his toupee.

An unpleasant man in every respect, university professor Herbert Ungley is exceedingly vain. One morning, his landlady catches her cat coming in with Ungley's hairpiece between its teeth. It's clear something has happened to the old grouch, because he would never be caught without his toupee.

Ungley is found in the yard behind his social club, with his head bashed in and his baldness plain for the world to see. Although the police are content to call it an accident, sleuthing horticulturalist Peter Shandy is unconvinced, and finds there are too many unanswered questions. How did Ungley come to have such a bulging bank account? Who was Ungley's long-lost heir, and what did he have to do with the professor's lost hair? And whose is the second body in the woods? Shandy must answer these questions and more if he's to find who pulled the rug out from the balding corpse.

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Used availability for Charlotte MacLeod's Something the Cat Dragged in


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Hardback Editions

February 1985 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Something the Cat Dragged in (Nightingale)
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
ISBN: 0-8161-3710-2 / 978-0-8161-3710-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: G. K. Hall & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 1984 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Something the Cat Dragged in (The Crime Club)
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
ISBN: 0-00-231739-7 / 978-0-00-231739-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 1983 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Something the Cat Dragged in
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
ISBN: 0-385-18921-4 / 978-0-385-18921-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

September 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Something the Cat Dragged in (A Peter Shandy Mystery)
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
ISBN: 0-380-69096-9 / 978-0-380-69096-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Something the Cat Dragged In (Peter Shandy)
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
ISBN: 1-5318-1949-4 / 978-1-5318-1949-1
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Something the Cat Dragged In (The Peter Shandy Mysteries)
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
Publisher: mysteriouspress.com
Availability: Amazon UK   

November 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Something the Cat Dragged In (The Peter Shandy Mysteries Book 4)
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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