By Lee Charles Kelley
Meet Jack box: Dog's ally "Ex-cop Jack box deserted ny to run a canines kennel within the rustic Maine woods. yet homicide and mayhem nonetheless appear to hound him anyplace he is going ... Jack's a puppy coach and a behavioral expert -- let alone the "main squeeze" of clever and attractive, part-time health worker, Jamie Cutter. That's why he's status in a secluded cabin through alike on an icy December night, with Allison DeMarco mendacity lifeless on her kitchen ground, and her high-strung Airedale, Ginger, going ape within the nook. You can't train an previous puppy -- or cop -- new methods, so this murder has Jack hooked ... particularly seeing that terrible Ginger appears to be like the single witness! In an international of misbehaving mutts and pesky purebreeds, a killer can be ready to make Jack, Jamie, and their puppy-pals roll over and play dead.
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She had a puzzled look on her face. “Was Mrs. ” The sheriff said, “Sam, go on home and get cleaned up. Then put your uniform on and get back out here. I’m gonna need you to keep the press and any lookie-lous off the prop- A N OSE FOR M URDER 39 erty. ” Jamie—ever the doctor—asked Kirby, “Are you all right, Sam? ” Kirby grunted an embarrassed grunt. ” He shook his leg twice, pulled a toothpick out of his big forest-green parka, jammed it in his face, then stepped around Flynn and towered over me.
At that second session I noticed that the tie-line had been put up in the backyard. Allison had gotten someone else to do it. She was not a woman who was willing to have her desires thwarted. The last time I had seen her had been in early December. Ginger had turned nine months and we’d started her strict training regimen—sit, stay, heel, down at a distance, down while running full speed, coming when called—pretty heady stuff. Oh, and fetching Allison’s slippers. And she was great at all of it.
Maybe too well, considering. ” She just pointed to the dog. “This is a man who’s willing to freeze to death in order to keep the dog warm. ” Flynn looked at me grudgingly. ” “Thanks, Sheriff,” I said. ” She shook her head. ” Then Flynn came over to look at the slipper. ” As I came outside I saw my midnight blue Chevy Suburban parked in the driveway behind Allison’s red Escalade. I came around the front of the car, heard a squeal of tires, and saw a silver Volvo pull out of the shadows across the road, ﬁshtail onto the pavement, and drive off at high speed.
A Nose for Murder (Jack and Jamie, Book 1) by Lee Charles Kelley