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October 1st, 2008
Cat and Mouse

It’s release day again. This time it’s Cat and Mouse, so trot over to Ellora’s Cave and grab your copy of the latest Middlemarch Mates saga. This is book five.

Cat and Mouse by Shelley Munro

Cat and Mouse refers to an English-language idiom dating back to 1675. It means “a contrived action involving constant pursuit, near captures, and repeated escapes.” The “cat” is unable to secure a definitive victory over the “mouse”, who despite not being able to defeat the cat, is himself too nimble to be caught. In extreme cases, the idiom may imply that the contest is never-ending.

In colloquial usage it has often been generalized (or corrupted) to mean simply that the advantage constantly shifts between the contestants, leading to an impasse or de facto stalemate. ~ from Wikipedia.

In my book Cat and Mouse it refers to the stealthy chase Duncan uses to capture Lana, the woman he’s always loved. If you’d like to read an excerpt follow this link.

Today also marks the start of the Raven Scavenger Hunt.

3 comments to “Cat and Mouse”

  1. Amy W.
      · October 1st, 2008 at 4:22 pm · Link

    Cat & Mouse… Whoo-hoo! :mrgreen:
    Loving it so far, can’t wait to finish. Looks like another wonderful novel Shelley!
    -Amy W.

    Emma says hi too! :blush:

  2. Ashley Ladd
      · October 1st, 2008 at 5:58 pm · Link

    Congrats and good luck. Sounds like a must buy.

  3. Shelley Munro
      · October 1st, 2008 at 6:50 pm · Link

    Thanks, Amy. I’m glad you’re enjoying it. Waving back at Emma.

    Thanks, Ashley. I love release day. :grin: