Order of The Cat Who Books
The Cat Who is a series of cozy mystery novels by American author Lilian Jackson Braun. The series is also known as the Jim Qwilleran Feline Whodunnits. Lilian created the series when her own cat suddenly fell to its death. The main character is Jim “Qwill” Qwilleran, a reporter who owns two Siamese cats named Koko and Yum-Yum. Koko has a “sixth sense,” which enables him to assist Qwill in solving mysteries.
The Cat Who series began with The Cat Who Could Read Backwards in 1966. After the third installment, there would not be another novel in the series until 1986. Even with the break, there ended up being 29 books (plus three collections) in the series, ending with The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers. There was supposedly going to be a 30th book, The Cat Who Smelled Smoke, but it was cancelled. Below is a list of Lillian Jackson Braun’s The Cat Who books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):