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By Akif Pirincci

Francis the cat detective, whose first case featured in Akif Pirinçci's overseas bestseller Felidae, enjoys a snug bachelor lifestyles along with his human significant other and 'tin-opener' Gustav, till in the future catastrophe moves. Gustav is invaded via a dwell - in lover who goals to reform his lifestyle - and his cat's. Francis comes to a decision to head at the street, and units out one stormy evening to aim his good fortune within the country.

However, perils lurk within the kingdom too. quickly the corpses are coming thick and quick. A serial killer is slaughtering the farmyard cats. The unusual, blind tribe of cats who dwell within the sewage approach, rescuing and adopting undesirable kittens, fee Francis to convey the assassin to justice. yet who's the assassin? Are the sewer cats correct to suspect loopy Hugo, previously considered one of their quantity, and his mastiff associate? might the true wrongdoer be the mysterious creature recognized to Francis as Monster Paw? What in regards to the seductive Alcina and her family members of forest-dwelling wild cats - how are they concerned? what's the real mystery of the satellite tv for pc dish as soon as tended through Diana the ecologist and her cat the ESP fanatic Ambrosius? And why is a human hunter out to shoot Francis himself?

Reluctantly dabbling within the paranormal, Francis brings his logical mind to undergo at the case, until eventually all is made transparent in a denouement with surprises to spring till the last.
Once back, Akif Pirinçci has written a gripping and witty crime tale which even as faithfully displays tom cat behaviour.

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