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Publication Order of The Mysteries of Max Books

Purrfect Murder (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Deadly (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Revenge (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Heat (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Crime (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Rivalry (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Peril (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Secret (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Alibi (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Obsession (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Betrayal (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Clueless (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Royal (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Cut (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Trap (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Hidden (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Kill (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Boy Toy (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Dogged (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Dead (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Saint (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Advice (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Passion (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Purrfect Gnomeful (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Cover (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Patsy (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Son (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Fool (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Fitness (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Setup (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Sidekick (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Deceit (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Ruse (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Swing (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Cruise (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Harmony (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Sparkle (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Cure (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Cheat (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Catch (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Design (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Life (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Thief (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Crust (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Bachelor (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Double (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Date (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Hit (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Baby (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Mess (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Paris (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Model (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Slug (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Match (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Game (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Bouquet (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Slim (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Nap (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Home (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Yacht (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Scam (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Fury (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Christmas (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Gems (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Demons (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Show (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Impasse (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Charade (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Zoo (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Star (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Ghost (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Pills (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Bookshop (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Prince (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Gold (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Dragnet (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Storm (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Cancel (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Virus (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Guitar (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Party (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Kibble (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Watch (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Comics (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Gran (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Jacuzzi (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Chicken (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Spy (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Heist (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfect Spider (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Mysteries of Max Short Stories/Novellas Books

Purrfect Santa (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Purrfectly Flealess (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

The “Mysteries of Max” series are a set of popular mystery fiction novels by bestselling authors Nic Saint. Nic Saint happens to be the pseudonym for the married writing duo of Nicole and Nick Saint.

Together, the two have written more than fifty novels in several genres that include mystery, romance, cozy, cat sleuth, comedy, suspense and middle grade novels. While they have become notable authors in such a short time, they do not have a background or education in creative fiction writing.

Nicole started out as an accountant while Nick studied political science in college. Before he was struck by the writing bug, he worked all manner of jobs including across Europe, North America and Asia. He was a Berlitz teacher in Belgium, managed a restaurant in India, gardener in Italy and massage therapist in Mexico.

Nicole and Nic Saint currently make their home in a small village in the middle of nowhere from where they write their blockbuster novels. They love to spend time together and when they are not writing they can be found watching Christmas themed Hallmark movies in season and out of season.

They also love to spoil themselves with Tommy, their pet tomcat, curl up with a good comic book, go for a run, watch British crime dramas, twist themselves into a pretzel while doing yoga, sample pastries, chocolate and pasta.

The “Mysteries of Max” by Nic Saint is an excellent set of mystery fiction that features a lovable reporter who owns a sleuthing cat. Max the cat to all appearances seems like an ordinary orange cat though he is special.

He can communicate with Odelia Poole, his human owner who is a correspondent for the Hampton Cove Gazette. The cat is also known to take a very keen interest in the happenings and people in the small town.

In the debut novel of the series, a new police officer moves into town having been hired by the sheriff. The man does not get along with Odelia and Max and they too do not like him and his cat. But they come together to solve a murder mystery and it is not long before they are fast friends.

In the second novel of the series, Odelia starts to see past the rough edges of the new cop to the good man he is underneath. As such when an aging rockstar is the victim of a homicide, they come together to resolve the complex case.

In the third novel of the series, Max and friends come back but this time are unable to move forward with their case. Max teams up with Brutus, his rival and after spending a few hours lounging on a tree they become the best of friends. Ultimately, both Odelia and Max figure out who the killer is.

“Purrfect Murder” is the first novel of The “Mysteries of Max” series that introduces our favorite protagonist. While he looks like your everyday cat, Max the feline can communicate with Odelia Poole, his human owner who reports for the Hampton Cove Gazette.
The tabby is always interested in the happenings in their small town and can often be found snooping with the help of his friends. These are a gorgeous white Persian named Harriet, and a ragamuffin named Dooley.

They make regular trips to the police station, the doctor’s office and the barber shop where they glean exclusive and precious scoops that they then share with Odelia. Things get interesting when the body of a bestselling author is found dumped in an outhouse on Long Island.

A new coop has been sent in to investigate and it does seem like things will never be the same again in Hampton Cove. The new cop is Detective Chase Kingley, who does take kindly to reporters interviewing his suspects or snooping around, which is something Odelia loves to do.

What makes things even worse for Odelia is that he has Brutus, a black cat that is just as standoffish as his owner and strict in laying down the law. He soon starts restricting access to the police station but he is also keen on seducing Harriet which threatens to break up the band.

“Purrfectly Deadly,” the second novel of “The Mysteries of Max” series by Nic Saint, opens to the body of John Paul George, a pop star legend from the eighties being found floating in his pool.

Max, who is the best sleuth in Hampton Cove gets to work alongside his feline friends. Soon they stumble upon several clues and chase down leads helping Odelia Poole, the Hampton Cove Gazette reporter, to resolve the mysterious homicide.

In the meantime, Chase Kingsley the detective is dealing with his own problems. A scandal that he believed was well in his past has come back to haunt him and could just get him fired from the police.

Even though Chase and Odelia have always been at odds, she decides to assist the man in clearing his name even if that would mean Brutus, his cat who is Max’s worst nemesis, gets to stay in town.

It is not long before Max is whisker deep in disgruntled ex wives, boy toys and drug dealers as he competes with his nemesis to be declared the the one and only true detective in Hampton Cove.
Will they manage to save Chase while resolving the complex murder case?

In “Purrfect Revenge,” the third of “The Mysteries of Max” series, Dooley the ragamuffin and Max the blorange tabby are working on a new case. A reality TV star known across the globe had been found killed in his own home and the police think it could have something to do with terror.
In the meantime, The Kenspeckles who have made a name for their very popular reality show are in town where they intend to film something novel. This means there are all manner of reporters in town and the homicide soon turns into a media circus as the Kenspeckles insist on inserting themselves into the investigation.

Hampton Cove’s premier reporter Odelia Poole has teamed up with her nemesis Detective Chase Kingsley to investigate the case. But now that the case has become part of a reality show, they are not making a lot of progress.

The silver lining is that Dooley and Max and their cats are sneaking around hunting clues, tracking leads undetected. But first they have to deal with Kane who is the French Bulldog that belongs to Shane that might have some information critical to cracking the case wide open.
They also have to outsmart Brutus, the black tabby who is also looking for the killer but for his own reasons.

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3 Responses to “The Mysteries of Max”

  1. Chuck Schnelle: 1 year ago

    I have read all 65 mysteries of max books and love them. I can hardly wait until you both create number 66 and so on. I’m 76 years old and read a book about every two to three days in between Hallmark movies. Yes, this guy is also a fan. Keep up the great work.

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  2. Gabriele Schmidt: 2 years ago

    Absolutely love this series. I’m buying all the paperbacks. Is the last paperback volume 58. If so can’t find it.

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    • Pauline Keith: 2 months ago

      Have read most up through Purrfect Pills. And most of them I have read twice. Enjoyed both times.
      Good laughs along with mystery.

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