James Qwilleran and his famous felines, Koko and Yum Yum, are back for another mystery-solving stint in the beloved, bestselling Cat Who . . . series.
The game is afoot at the Nutcracker Inn in the village of Black Creek, famous for its black walnuts and for its squirrels, which keep Koko endlessly entertained as he fences with them. Joining the usual cast of characters are gold prospectors, wildlife photographers, pirates, and-oh, yes, the game: bears! This varied mélange conspires to keep Qwilleran and the cats on their toes as they face their latest challenge in Brauns seductively charming style.