By Waverly Curtis
"I am Pepe. yet you could name me el Jefe."
Pepe could have gentle white fur, significant brown eyes, and mucho attitude--but he's no bushy type fad. Pepe can talk--even if his new proprietor, Geri Sullivan, appears to be like the single one who can comprehend him.
When Geri takes on her first task for a unusual investigator named Jimmy G and stumbles over a Seattle millionaire's corpse, Pepe proves to be worthy his weight in liver treats. Suspicion falls at the not-so-grieving widow, who desires to finance a truth television express, Dancing With canines.
Normally, Pepe wouldn't be stuck muerte in a glittery gown. even if, he has to smell out the true killer and retain Geri secure. Lesser canine could balk. yet Pepe isn't the type to show tail and run. . .
"Pepe is one cool sleuth. i actually enjoyed this book." --Leslie Meier, writer of the Lucy Stone mysteries
"Readers will sit up straight and beg for more." --Sushi the Shih Tzu, dogs superstar of the Trash 'n' Treasures mysteries by way of Barbara Allan
"A enjoyable and breezy mystery." --Jennie Bentley
Waverly Curtis is the joint byline for the secret writing crew Waverly Fitzgerald and Curtis Colbert.
Waverly Fitzgerald is the writer of 4 ancient romances lower than the identify Nancy Fitzgerald. She has taught writing periods on the UCLA Writers software, the collage of Washington Extension, and local meetings. She at the moment teaches at Richard Hugo condo, the literary arts middle in Seattle. She lives in Seattle along with her daughter, Shaw, and Shaw's Chihuahua, Pepe.
Curt Colbert is the writer of the Jake Rossiter and leave out Jenkins mysteries. A Seattle local, Curt is usually a poet and an avid heritage buff. Curt and his spouse, Stephanie, dwell in a Seattle suburb less than the thrall in their cat, Esmeralda.
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