By C. A. Newsome
Artist Lia Anderson loves to begin 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 becoming allure to the good-looking detective whereas Dourson suspects all isn't because it turns out with the tightly knit crew 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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I know, Mom. ” It took Henry the rest of the morning to feed his fish. He had to put the tiniest pinch of the finest fish food into 49 each jar. He could hear Robert and Beezus playing cowboy in the vacant lot. Ribsy trotted into his room, watched him a few minutes, and then went outdoors. Henry began to wish he were outdoors, too, but he couldn’t let his little fish go hungry. Late that afternoon Mrs. Huggins drove downtown to pick up Henry’s father after work. When they returned, Henry saw his father carrying more lugs of apricots into the kitchen.
Henry tried to hold it more tightly between his knees. ” Scooter said accusingly. ” whispered Henry. ” said Scooter. ” By this time the passengers at the back of the bus were staring at Henry and his package. Crackle, crackle, crackle. Henry tried to pat Ribsy again through the paper. The bag 18 crackled even louder. Then it began to wiggle. “Come on, tell us what’s in the bag,” coaxed the fat man. “N-n-n-nothing,” stammered Henry. ” “Maybe it’s a rabbit,” suggested one passenger. ” “No, it’s too big for a rabbit,” said another.
Henry was delighted. 39 “Look, Mom, did you ever see such teenyweeny little fish? ” Mrs. Huggins sighed. “Henry, I’m afraid they won’t be teeny-weeny little fish very long. ” “I don’t know. ” But when Mr. ” he suggested. Mrs. Huggins said there would be time before dinner, so Henry found his library card and he and Ribsy ran all the way to the library. “Hello, Henry,” said the lady in the boys 40 and girls’ room at the library. When Henry had first started reading fairy tales by himself he returned a book and asked for another about gienats and orges.
A Shot in the Bark: A Dog Park Mystery by C. A. Newsome