Short and Tall Tales: Moose County Legends (Cat Who Short Stories) – Lillian Jackson Braun

Having long been a fan of Lillian Jackson Braun’s Cat Who mysteries, I was pleased to finally find this book on the library shelf. I discovered these fantastic stories about 20 years ago (or more) and have read all of them; most more than once.

Short and Tall Tales cover image

Jim Qwilleran is a journalist who moved to Moose County, 100 miles north of everywhere, after receiving a windfall of money from a benefactor. He and his two Siamese cats, KoKo and YumYum, solve mysteries all over Moose County and its adjoining counties. The characters through all 20+ books quickly become familiar friends you want to spend the day with.

This set of short stories is based on tales from local residents about some of the long-held beliefs and superstitions that have made Moose County what it is. I read this book in about an hour, and it is a great addition to any nightstand for some quick reading before sleep!

Are you familiar with the Cat Who Mysteries? How did you like them?

You can find this story here: Short and Tall Tales: Moose County Legends

8 thoughts on “Short and Tall Tales: Moose County Legends (Cat Who Short Stories) – Lillian Jackson Braun

  1. Erica Mae January 16, 2018 / 10:29 am

    I have 3 books from The Cat Who series. And I loved all of it! ❤

    • Angela January 16, 2018 / 11:05 am

      Awesome! Glad to hear, and thanks for sharing!

    • Angela January 16, 2018 / 12:19 pm

      They seem to be fairly popular 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and sharing!

  2. Brittany January 16, 2018 / 4:44 pm

    I love The Cat Who books! They always inspire me to curl up with a cat and comfy blanket.

    • Angela January 16, 2018 / 4:46 pm

      Me too! They are so comforting, and with my two hairless cats always in my sheets, I can absolutely relate to Jim Qwilleran 😂

      • Brittany January 16, 2018 / 4:47 pm

        I would read his column every week!!

      • Angela January 16, 2018 / 4:47 pm

        Me too! There is a writing business right there for someone! LOL

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