cover image Murder at Monticello

Murder at Monticello

Rita Mae Brown. Bantam, $7.99 (320pp) ISBN 978-0-553-57235-3

The third Mrs. Murphy mystery, coauthored by novelist Brown and her cat (Mrs. Murphy is also a feline), in which the purring detective must solve a mystery involving the discovery of a body during archeological excavations at Thomas Jefferson's old estate. (Sept.)