Being An Underdog Can Be Murder. . .Amateur sleuth, single mother, and pedigreed poodle owner Melanie Travis returns to Connecticut's elite canine circles – and unmasks a murderer lurking among the handlers and their prize-winning pets. . . When Melanie's education in breed-handling at Connecticut's classiest obedience…
As Melanie learns, it's a dog's life at the Pine Ridge Canine Care Center – and life is good. Everyone seems blissfully happy. Everyone canine, that is, as Melanie soon discovers there are some simmering resentments among the Pine Ridge staff. And when Steve Pine, the center's charming, good-looking co-owner, is found shot to death on the floor of his office, there's no shortage of suspects.
With the police at a loss for leads, it's now up to Melanie to go undercover and sniff out a killer whose secrets lie buried in a dog's paradise that's proving to be anything but. . .
"Warm and fuzzy. . .another cute tail-wagging puzzler." – Publishers Weekly
"A top-notch mystery. . .Newcomers to the series will be hooked, and returning readers will continue to enjoy Melanie's relatable nature and charm." – Romantic Times