In this delightful and witty third book in our wonderful series created by veteran dog trainer Lee Charles Kelley, a clever kennel owner, his lady love, and his loyal canines must solve their most sinister mystery yet!
One of Maine kennel owner Jack Field's favourite pastimes is spending quality time with a fun-loving pooch--which is why he's playing fetch with a Corgi named Tipper instead of mingling at a July 4th shindig. But when Tipper returns with a bloodstained boating cap in his teeth, the ex-New York cop decides to investigate...and finds an anonymous dead body clutching the tennis ball Jack tossed away moments before. The local law think Jack's the killer, since he had the opportunity and, as it turns out, a motive. Even his loyal and lovely fiancée, sometime medical examiner Dr. Jamie Cutter, is troubled by evidence that contradicts Jack's tale. Someone's going to great lengths to frame Jack Field, and he's determined to find out why--even though everyone, from a powerful tycoon to a Miami drug lord to a whole passel of professional killers, is equally determined to see him doggoned dead!
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Lee Charles Kelley is a successful New York dog trainer whose critiques of the alpha theory and operant conditioning have made him a controversial figure in the dog world. The author of five previous novels featuring Jack Field—Dogged Pursuit, 'Twas the Bite Before Christmas, To Collar a Killer, Murder Unleashed, and A Nose for Murder—Mr. Kelley lives on the island of Manhattan with a Dalmatian named Fred.Review:
“Smart and witty, fast-paced . . . the best of mysteries a la canine.” (Shirley Rousseau Murphy)
“A terrific story with equally terrific characters...don’t miss this one.” (Rendezvous Magazine)
“A very clever canine caper.” (Romantic Times BOOKclub)
Praise for A Nose for Murder: “This is the most perfect book...the mystery is beautifully written, fast-paced and engrossing. What could be better?” (Delia Ephron, author, screenwriter and producer)
“This is not only a great mystery novel, it should also be sold in every pet store in America.” (Kevin Behan, author of Natural Dog Training)
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Book Description Avon, 2004. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060524952