Truth is stranger than Fiction and here is proof.

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CattoDie4The plot of A Cat To Die For revolves around a strange coincidence.

Two Calico cats. Males.

For non cat people, a male calico it’s hard to find, so what are the chances of two look alike male calico? Believe it or not, it happens. In real life. And here is proof.

The calico on the cover of the book is a photo we purchased from a professional photographer. This is common practice. It could have ended there, but it didn’t.

A few days ago a friend of mine, June Clark, posted a picture of a calico cat on my Facebook page. With this byline; Maria–I know the cat on your cover! He (or a relative) cozied up to me while I was dining under the stars in Granada, Spainlookalike

I was stunned. The cats look so much alike and to make this even more interesting, in the province of Quebec, Canada, calicos are sometimes called chatte d’Espagne (French for ‘(female) cat of Spain’).

So, you see? I may make up my stories, then again…are you sure????

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  1. Who cares if a story is made up or not? A good story is a good story and you come up with some really good ones. I just wish you were more prolific to better satisfy my voracious reading habit (hint hint).

    1. Jeannie, this has been a long time without a new book. Not because I’m out of stories, but because life keeps on tripping me…thanks for being such a good reader/friend…soon..

  2. I love all your stories, they keep me entertained and I’m waiting for the next one. And I don’t care if they are made up you have a magnificent mind, with lots of stories.

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