A Trouble'd Christmas

Trouble Cat Mysteries Short Story

by Susan Y. Tanner

KaliOka Press


November 22, 2019

Available in: e-Book

A Trouble'd Christmas
by Susan Y. Tanner


After his release from prison, Mace Walker has two goals — prove himself innocent of grand theft and see the guilty party punished. Even if his ex-fiancée, Felecia McIntyre, helped frame him. Maybe especially so.

Three years ago, Felecia’s heart broke to watch prison doors slide shut behind the man she loved. It broke again when Mace refused to allow her to visit and her letters were returned unopened.

Now, just two weeks before Christmas, Mace walks back into her life along with a sleek black cat whose owner believes he can solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice. A crime-solving cat may be just what Felecia needs because Mace has changed. Angry, bitter, and out for revenge, he’s determined to make the woman he once loved help prove his innocence—whether she’s willing or not.

Trouble would rather be home watching Christmas classics with his human, Tammy Lynn, but his creed is always to ‘protect and serve’. Neither of his temporary charges display much in the way of Christmas spirit so It’s A Wonderful Life might seem an unlikely outcome. But, then, they don’t know Trouble …

Susan Y. Tanner's Bio

Susan Tanner's latest venture is a 'soon to be released' romantic mystery showcasing one smart feline named Trouble. Because Ms. Tanner is a horse lover as well as a cat lover, her Trouble books have backstories which feature the world of horses. These books are part of the Familiar Legacy series written in concert with several very talented authors. Her previous novels were historical romance. Highland Captive, Captive To A Dream, Exiled Heart, Fire Across Texas and Winds Across Texas as well as A Warm Southern Christmas (part of a Christmas anthology), were all published by Leisure Books.