New Release Books by Sofie Ryan

Sofie Ryan is the author of Scaredy Cat (2023), Undercover Kitty (2022), Totally Pawstruck (2022), Claw Enforcement (2020), No Escape Claws (2019) and other 6 books.

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Scaredy Cat

release date: Jul 04, 2023
Scaredy Cat
Secondhand store owner Sarah Grayson and her affectionate rescue cat, Elvis, will scare up a few leads to find a killer in this captivating New York Times bestselling series. After a long, cold, and snowy winter it looks as though spring may be arriving early in North Harbor. Sarah Grayson is busy at her store, Second Chance, and she’s looking forward to an afternoon break from the hustle and bustle, tagging along to an open house with her friend, Detective Michelle Andrews. But it turns out the house has a haunted history, and when a ghosthunter is found dead on the premises, Sarah knows the best way to arrive at a solution is by looking into the not-so-dearly departed. With help from Elvis, and Charlotte’s Angels, the crew of senior citizen private detectives who work out of the store, she’ll close the case on this creepy crime.

Undercover Kitty

release date: Feb 09, 2022
Undercover Kitty
Hired to look into who is sabotaging cat shows in the state, Sarah, along with Charlotte''s Angels, finds things getting hairy when murder enters the competition, and must pounce on the killer before it''s too late.

Totally Pawstruck

release date: Feb 01, 2022
Totally Pawstruck
Secondhand store owner Sarah Grayson and her inquisitive rescue cat, Elvis, will need to close the book on a killer in the newest installment of this charming New York Times bestselling series. Although Sarah Grayson is often tending to the contained chaos of her delightful secondhand store in North Harbor, Maine, plus dealing with the quirky personality of her rescue cat, Elvis, she still takes an occasional night off. But her evening out comes to an abrupt end when Sarah discovers Stella Hall, a member of the library board, standing over a body in the street. Although Stella admits that she and the victim had fought about several things including library funding, she is adamant that she is innocent and the real killer is on the loose. Sarah is eager to help, but even with the assistance of Charlotte’s Angels, the senior citizen detectives who rent out part of her shop, there is still a vast amount of circumstantial evidence linking Stella to the crime. The odds may be stacked against them, but Sarah and Elvis, along with the Angels, will work hard to check out the suspects and catch a killer.

Claw Enforcement

release date: Jan 28, 2020
Claw Enforcement
Sarah Grayson and her feline ally, Elvis, are hot on the tail of a crafty killer in the newest installment of the New York Times bestselling Second Chance Cat mysteries. Sarah Grayson owns a delightful secondhand shop in the small town of North Harbor, Maine, where she and her rescue cat, Elvis, are always finding themselves up to their whiskers in trouble. With the help of a quirky group of senior citizens—who call themselves Charlotte’s Angels and work out of the store—they solve crimes both new and vintage. Local squabbles about property development have the town in quite a state of drama—and it seems like someone may even be upset enough to kill. When a local man involved in the real estate quagmire falls over dead at a reception to celebrate the harbor front’s redevelopment, Sarah gets roped in to investigate by her own IT expert, Mr. P., who has long known the victim’s stepfather. Between Sarah, Elvis and Charlotte’s Angels, the killer is sure to have claws for concern.

No Escape Claws

release date: Jan 29, 2019
No Escape Claws
Sarah Grayson and her feline ally, Elvis, get a chance to see if their sleuthing skills are up to scratch in the sixth installment of the New York Times bestselling Second Chance Cat Mysteries. It''s fall in North Harbor, Maine, where Sarah owns a charming secondhand shop and sells lovingly refurbished items of all kinds. The shop is always bustling--and not just because a quirky team of senior-citizen detectives works out of it and manages to get in even more trouble than Sarah''s rough-and-tumble rescue cat, Elvis. A cold case heats up when young Mallory Pearson appears at the shop. Mallory''s father is in prison for negligence after her stepmother''s mysterious death, but Mallory believes he is innocent and asks the in-house detectives to take on the case. With Sarah and Elvis lending a paw, the detectives decide to try to give Mallory''s father a second chance of his own.

The Fast and the Furriest

release date: Feb 06, 2018
The Fast and the Furriest
Sarah Grayson and her trusty companion, Elvis, race to tail the right suspects in the fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling Second Chance Cat Mysteries. Sarah Grayson owns Second Chance, a shop that sells lovingly refurbished items, in the charming town of North Harbor, Maine. But she couldn''t run the store without the help of her right-hand man, Mac--or her dashing rescue cat, Elvis. Mac''s life before North Harbor has always been a little bit mysterious, but it becomes a lot more intriguing when a woman from his past shows up in town, and then turns up dead. Suspicion falls on Mac, but Sarah--and Elvis--know he can''t be the killer, and they hope they can prove his innocence quick as a whisker.

Telling Tails

release date: Jan 03, 2017
Telling Tails
In this novel in the New York Times bestselling Second Chance Cat Mystery series, secondhand shop owner Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, get caught up in a case of she said, she said... When Sarah Grayson opened a secondhand shop in the quaint town of North Harbor, Maine, she was expecting peace and quiet. Then she was adopted by a rescue cat named Elvis and a kooky trio of senior sleuths known as Charlotte’s Angels. Now she has nine lives worth of excitement... Sarah’s friend and employee Rose is delivering a customer’s purchase when the quick errand becomes a deadly escapade. Rose arrives just in time to see the customer murdered by his wife, but before she can call the police, she is knocked out cold. When she wakes up, no one believes her, especially after the woman claims her husband is very much alive and has left her for someone else—and has a text message and empty bank account to prove it. Despite her convincing story, Sarah is sure something is fishy—and it’s not Elvis’s kitty treats. Sarah, Elvis, and the Angels are determined to unravel this mysterious yarn, before the feral killer pounces again...

Two Tall Tails

release date: Sep 06, 2016
Two Tall Tails
Get cozy with this purr-fect collection that includes a Magical Cats Mystery novella and a Second Chance Cat Mystery novella. The Cat Burglar: A Magical Cats Mystery Novella Kathleen Paulson has her hands full in Mayville Heights, Minnesota, running the public library, and taking care of her two uncanny cats, Hercules and Owen. Kathleen’s good friend Maggie says items are being stolen from the local artists’ co-op. She doesn’t want to call the police, because the main suspects are all close friends. Luckily, Kathleen and her faithful felines are there to put their paws on the truth! No More Pussyfooting Around: A Second Chance Cat Mystery Novella Sarah Grayson lives in charming North Harbor, Maine, where she owns the Second Chance shop and sells beautifully refurbished items, but she’s also given a second chance to black cat Elvis. Sarah and her elderly friend Edmund Harris are having some issues with the nephew of a neighbor. With the neighbor recovering from a suspicious fall in the hospital, her nephew is being openly hostile and suspiciously secretive. Is he just a pain in the neck, or actually a threat to his aunt? Sarah and Elvis are on the case.

A Whisker of Trouble

release date: Feb 02, 2016
A Whisker of Trouble
Spring has come to charming North Harbour, Maine, and with the new season comes a new haul for Sarah Grayson''s shop, Second Chance, where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. Sarah is turning her keen eye to the estate of collector Edison Hall, hoping for fabulous finds for Second Chance - but when her rescue cat Elvis discovers a body in the kitchen, everything goes paws up. Now can Elvis and Sarah claw their way to the truth before the killer slinks away forever?

Buy a Whisker

release date: Apr 07, 2015
Buy a Whisker
Things get stickey when Sarah Grayson and her cat, Elvis, must solve the murder of a troublesome baker in the second novel in the New York Times bestselling Second Chance Cat Mystery series. Things have been quiet in the coastal town of North Harbor, Maine, since Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, solved their first murder. Sarah is happy running Second Chance, the shop where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. But then she gets dragged into a controversy over developing the waterfront. Most of the residents—including Sarah—are for it, but there is one holdout—baker Lily Carter. So when Lily is found murdered in her bakery, it looks like somebody wanted to remove the only obstacle to the development. But Sarah soon discovers that nothing is as simple as it seems. Now, with the help of her cat’s uncanny ability to detect a lie, Sarah is narrowing down the suspects. But can she collar the culprit before the ruthless killer pounces again?

The Whole Cat and Caboodle

release date: Apr 01, 2014
The Whole Cat and Caboodle
Meet secondhand shop owner Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, in the first novel in the New York Times bestselling Second Chance Cat Mystery series... Sarah Grayson is the happy proprietor of Second Chance, a charming shop in the oceanfront town of North Harbor, Maine. At the shop, she sells used items that she has lovingly refurbished and repurposed. But her favorite pet project so far has been adopting a stray cat she names Elvis. Elvis has seen nine lives—and then some. The big black cat with a scar across his nose turned up at a local bar when the band was playing the King of Rock and Roll’s music and hopped in Sarah’s truck. Since then, he’s been her constant companion and the furry favorite of everyone who comes into the store. But when Sarah’s elderly friend Maddie is found with the body of a dead man in her garden, the kindly old lady becomes the prime suspect in the murder. Even Sarah’s old high school flame, investigator Nick Elliot, seems convinced that Maddie was up to no good. So it’s up to Sarah and Elvis to clear her friend’s name and make sure the real murderer doesn’t get a second chance.
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