BLOOD IS THICKER... Sometimes a unique talent is inherited—and such is the case for Trouble, son of Familiar the black cat detective. When a serial killer arrives in the sleepy town of Wetumpka, Alabama, Trouble’s life is upended, and he begins to apply the skills he learned from his dad and his hero, Sherlock Holmes.
When local bookseller Tammy Lynn is attacked at the site of an impact crater, Trouble realizes he must protect his human and solve the mystery of the Silk Stocking Killer. Aiden Waters, a local deputy, has tracked the SSK to Wetumpka. Since his wife’s murder, Aiden won’t risk romance, but when Tammy is endangered, everything changes. Especially their hearts.
The worlds of Sarah Booth Delaney’s Zinnia, Mississippi and Trouble, the black cat detective, collide in this fast-paced tale of high stakes cotton research, abduction, and murder. In a world of wealth and privilege, Trouble and Pluto must help a cynical businessman and a fraudulent–or maybe not so fraudulent–psychic solve the crimes and learn to trust each other.