By C. A. Newsome
Artist Lia Anderson loves to commence every day with a visit to the Mount ethereal puppy Park along with her rescues. Then her boyfriend's physique turns up, bringing the eye of Detective Peter Dourson. Lia struggles with grief and her transforming into charm to the good-looking detective whereas Dourson suspects all isn't really because it turns out with the tightly knit staff of park regulars. As Dourson's research uncovers well-kept secrets and techniques, a killer lurks within the guise of a chum.
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Called Mr. Dingley. Ribsy paid no attention. His feet were on asphalt now, and he was going fast, putting as much distance as he could between himself and all those girls and George. The voices 58 grew faint in the distance, but Ribsy kept on running. After a while he felt safe from the girls, but still he ran, trying to outrun the smell of violets. This he could not do, and when at last he could run no more he stopped and rolled in the dirt and gravel in a ditch at the edge of the highway, to try to free himself from the hated smell.
This he could not do, and when at last he could run no more he stopped and rolled in the dirt and gravel in a ditch at the edge of the highway, to try to free himself from the hated smell. He rolled and rubbed and wriggled on his back with his four feet in the air, but nothing helped. The smell clung no matter what he did. Panting, exhausted, and hungry, Ribsy lay in the ditch and wondered what to do next.
You won’t dry all over if you lie down,” she explained. Gradually Ribsy, whose hair was medium-long except on his ears, where it was short, and on his tail, where it was long, dried. He felt more comfortable, and the mean hungry flea no longer bothered him. It 54 had been driven off by the bath, or perhaps it was too stunned by its experiences to bite. In some ways things were better for Ribsy, but in another way they were worse. The perfume of violets is sweet and gentle. Ribsy reeked. Louanne buried her face in his hair.
A Shot in the Bark: A Dog Park Mystery by C. A. Newsome