Alice Nestleton by Lydia Adamson
Alice Nestleton is the protagonist in a series of cozy mystery novels by American author Lydia Adamson. The series follows Alice Nestleton, actress/cat lady/amateur sleuth. She is especially fond of her Maine Coon, Bushy and her alleycat Pancho. Perhaps her feline friends will use their cat instincts to help her solve some mysteries…

Lydia Adamson began the Alice Nestleton mysteries series in 1990 with the novel A Cat in the Manger. The series lasted 21 novels, concluding in 2002 with the novel A Cat on the Bus. Below is a list of Lydia Adamson’s Alice Nestleton books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Alice Nestleton Books


A Cat in the Manger(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat of a Different Color(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat in Wolf's Clothing(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat in the Wings(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat by Any Other Name(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat with a Fiddle(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat in a Glass House(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat with No Regrets(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat on the Cutting Edge(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat in Fine Style(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat on a Winning Streak(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat Under the Mistletoe(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat in a Chorus Line(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat on a Beach Blanket(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat on a Jingle Bell Rock(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat on Stage Left(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat of One's Own(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat with the Blues(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat with No Clue(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat Named Brat(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cat on the Bus(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Alice Nestleton Synopsis: In A Cat in the Manger by Lydia Adamson (book 1 of the series), struggling actress-turned-detective Alice Nestleton loves all cats, and especially loves her own cats, Bushy and Pancho. She’s looking forward to an enjoyable Christmas in Long Island and expects to be greeted by eight Himalayans. Instead, she ends up meeting with a corpse. She has found herself mixed up in a horseracing conspiracy involving seduction and missing money. In order to solve this mystery, she’ll need her feline friends’ instincts and nine lives – on her own she’s found herself only a whisker away from her own demise.


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