In addition to her popular Joe Grey mystery series for adults, for which she has received eight national Cat Writers' Association Awards for best novel of the year, Murphy is a noted children's book author who has received five Council of Authors and Journalists Awards. She and her husband live in Carmel, California, where they serve as full-time household help to two demanding feline ladies.
"[A] marvelous holiday gift of a tale."--Publishers Weekly (starred
review) on Cat Coming Home
"A heartwarming and satisfying tale."--Booklist on Cat Coming Home
"The heartwrenching stories of an orphaned child and a stray cat at Christmas will tug on more than a few heartstrings."--Romantic Times on Cat Coming Home
"This is delightful entertainment. It would be a true cat-tastrophe if you let it pass you by."--Todd David Schwartz, CBS Radio, Four Stars (Highest Rating) on Cat Coming Home