By Lee Charles Kelley

Meet Jack box: Dog's ally "Ex-cop Jack box deserted long island to run a canines kennel within the rustic Maine woods. yet homicide and mayhem nonetheless appear to hound him anywhere he is going ... Jack's a puppy coach and a behavioral professional -- 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 by means of alike on an icy December night, with Allison DeMarco mendacity useless on her kitchen flooring, and her high-strung Airedale, Ginger, going ape within the nook. You can't educate an outdated puppy -- or cop -- new methods, so this murder has Jack hooked ... particularly when you consider that terrible Ginger appears the one witness! In a global of misbehaving mutts and pesky purebreeds, a killer will be ready to make Jack, Jamie, and their puppy-pals roll over and play dead.

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As soon as I stepped inside the kitchen I realized that the A N OSE FOR M URDER 21 view of the house from the road had been deceptive. It seemed a rather bland, nondescript sort of structure from out there. But that’s because the main feature of the property was the view of the lake. And this side of the house was designed to use that view to full effect. There was a simple yet elegant flow of open space from kitchen to dining room to living room. Each room had a large picture window facing the lake, and each was decorated and painted in light sky, lake, and earth tones.

If you want, I can keep her at my kennel until the courts or any surviving family members decide what to do. It’s up to you. ” Quent danced down the steps, flashed me a quick nicotine grin, and went out to the yard. Flynn squinted at me. ” I told him how I’d checked on Kirby’s condition. ” He was still giving me his hard look, but then he shook his head. “Nah. I can handle Sam. ” Carl laughed nervously and ran his fingers through his hair. ” “That’s my other only flaw. ” “Well, I guess you can come in for a bit, as long as you don’t disturb anything.

The guy tried again, louder. “Sir? ’ ” I sighed, unable to contain myself. “Yeah, I’m sorry. My name is Jack Field. I’m this dog’s trainer. I’m trying to get her under control. ” he said. ’ You know, get lost? Disappear? Bug off? Can’t you see this dog wants to kill you? ” Instead of listening to me, he actually took a few steps closer, which caused Ginger to erupt again. My hands were numb with cold and I almost lost my grip. I heard a soft click, turned my head, and was blinded by the cold blue-white glare of a flashlight stabbing my eyes.

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