This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Kristen Van Kampen (Teen Reviewer) for Readers' Favorite
At the start of The Catnapper Mystery by Anita Stafford, our main character Kale discovers that a cat has gone missing from the shelter where he volunteers. To make matters worse, the shelter director, Aspen, blames him for the disappearance and puts him on probation. Soon, rumors about him and the cats are flying around town, and he is being bullied at school because of it. Determined to prove his innocence, Kale sets out to investigate as more and more cats go missing. However, Aspen continues to blame him and eventually bans him from even entering the shelter. Can Kale find out who’s responsible for the catnappings and clear his name?
With an intriguing plot and likable characters, The Catnapper Mystery by Anita Stafford is an entertaining read. Although it is the third book in the series, The Legend of Sassafras House, the book could still be enjoyed and understood by people who haven’t read the first two. The story is intricate and interesting, enhanced by the author’s use of descriptive words and phrases. I thought that the solution to the mystery was very satisfying, and I liked that everyone had a happy ending. The characters are also very admirable for their determination and loyalty to their friends, which makes the reader want to see them succeed. The story contains an important message about not judging people prematurely, as many different characters discover: something that everyone should learn. I liked that there were also baking recipes at the back of the book, some of which were mentioned throughout the story (I highly recommend the brownie cookie recipe. It is delicious!). I would recommend The Catnapper Mystery to cat lovers and mystery lovers especially.