The End of Koko and Yum-Yum?

Many die-hard mystery fans may have already heard that Lilian Jackson Braun has passed away earlier this month. Back in  1966, she launched her mystery series featuring the crime-solving cats Koko and Yum-Yum with The Cat Who Could Read Backwards. Twenty-eight more mysteries followed over the next 40+ years, including the most recent title, The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers.

In case you’ve made it through all of the “Cat Who” series, and are wondering what to read in order to get your next pet-mystery fix, here are several additional authors who feature either animal sleuths or where animals are a major theme in the stories:

Rita Mae Brown
Marian Babson
Laurien Berenson
Blaize Clement
Susan Conant
Carole Nelson Douglas
Virginia Lanier
Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Leonie Swann

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