Holly and her newly adopted dog named Trixie help provide clues for First in a new series. Photos of our street crew members wearing their Murder, She Barked bandanas are posted here and on so everyone can share with their friends. Just the idea of a town that caters to people who vacation with their pets would've made for a great story, and then of course there is the twisty-turny mystery that kept me guessing. Some of the townspeople are incredibly irritating and like Holly, I could not keep my mouth shut and I would go postal on anyone who hurt my dog on purpose. The death count rises, and suspects and their motives are expertly woven into the story. It seems every time he came up in her thoughts mostly as an afterthought he was complimented in a backhanded way that was really more of an insult at least half the time. There were some characters I liked, Oma and Zelda were warm and interesting characters, and on the animal side we have Trixie, Twinkletoes, Gingersnap and others who delight in only the way animals can.
She is like a dog with a bone as she and her furry friends do their best to sniff out the killer. Now Holly and her furry companions will have to nose out the murderer before someone else gets muzzled. There have also been a string of thefts in neighboring Snowball Mountain. You really can find just about any kind of theme wrapped up in a delightful little who-done-it!! On the way, she rescues a dog and witnesses a car explode. But is he a killer? As pressure at work mounts, Lindsay must rely on her husband, Joe, to support her at home. There is no way to describe this idyllic place in this review, you will just have to read the book. He doesn't jump to conclusions about Holly and clash with her the way the police usually do in cozy mysteries.
Fun read, with recipes for making dog treats! What unhealthy habits and attachments are holding your life together? Upon arriving at the inn she finds that Oma appears well, except for a sprained ankle. I received this book as a review copy from the publisher. For us pet lovers, hopefully, we will see some of the changes that the fictional town of Wagtail made regarding where one is able to take their pets. Holly Miller loses her job as she is urgently called to Wagtail Mountain by her grandmother, Oma. She has no job, her boyfriend's former flame is sniffing around, and a scruffy but loveable Jack Russell Terrier is scattering crumbs all over her borrowed car.
Will the real killer be seated on the groom's side or the bride's? The town of Wagtail is a charmingly designed Haven exclusively for pampered pets and their owners. She loves animals Silly, cheesy, quirky. Since is the first book, I'll let slide things that might normally bother me in a standalone like the crowded storyline and all the characters. I wanted to crawl into the pages and come out standing in one of the rooms at the hotel with a chocolate on the pillow waiting for me. The staff and a frisky Calico kitten named Twinkletoes adopts Holly and her new dog on arrival.
And sure enough, whatever flaws this book had were certainly forgivable, because doggies. But now, on the eve of victory, the Emperor leaves the front lines, entrusting the great crusade to his favourite son, Horus. It was a serious page turner and I got most annoyed whenever I had to put it away and attend to other things. They tolerate being left here with me while he is at work but when he gets home I no longer exist unless they want to lick my ice cream bowl. So this was my first foray into the cozy mystery genre, and it was really cute. Imagine a town dedicated to pets and their humans. The small town catering to animals is right up my alley.
Trixie and Twinkletoes, of course! Holly Miller has lost her job, so she takes a road trip to see her grandmother. Holly Miller has to leave dinner with her boyfriend and his boss and head to Wagtail as their is an emergency with her grandmother, Oma. Synopsis Gracious living can be murder. I do have to say there were times where Holly's reactions were slight facepalm moments, especially when it came to her fiance, Ben. The I read this book last year and never got around to reviewing it. Holly is not a bad character. The book is full of pets and is set in a pet-oriented town, so it's appealing to pet-loving readers.
She didn't turn into a sadsack or get whiny and demanding. The mystery kept I enjoyed reading this first-in-a-series cozy mystery from author Krista Davis. Now Holly and her furry companions will have to nose out the murderer before someone else gets muzzled. Just when she thought things couldn't get worse, a troubling phone call about her grandmother sends her rushing home to the family inn on Wagtail Mountain. But I just could not get into it. Yes, but I want to go there I am one of those crazy people who considers her dog her child. If I had a tail it would be wagging in pure delight.
Why not a practical pair of sneakers? She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment but may actually jeopardise success. Or will he be standing at the altar? I eagerly await the next Paws and Claws Mystery! The characters are funny and a delight to get acquainted with. And at the gala, she gives them good reason, with a public display of rancor aimed at anyone who gets in her way. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. All reviewers who read a book that is part of a series, must not have read a previous book in the series, to ensure they are hook-free. A job that doesn't fulfill you? The writing quality is pretty good, nothing spectacular or too sophisticated but just right for a small town setting. She just needs the right ingredient.
Just when she thought things couldn't get worse, a troubling phone call about her grandmother sends her rushing home to the family inn on Wagtail Mountain. Now Holly and her furry companions will have to nose out the murderer before someone else gets muzzled. There are recipes for people and dogs featured in the back of the book. But what no one planned for is the corpse of a student that Sophie finds in his house. I usually enjoy cozy mysteries, especially ones with animals.
A whole town devoted to pets. Or you might not know me at all. But what starts as a missing person case quickly escalates to a troubling murder investigation. Holly thinks it may not have been so much of an accident. All opinions expressed are my own. One of the employees at the inn has been killed in a hit-and-run accident—which is looking anything but accidental.