Sleuths and their Pet Sidekicks

If your dog or cat is an important part of your life, you'll enjoy these light mysteries featuring pet sidekicks.  Sometimes the dog or cat solves the mystery, sometimes he just helps.

The unscratchables / Cornelius Kane

The unscratchables / Cornelius Kane

When some Rottweiler gangsters are murdered and it looks like a cat was the killer, bull terrier detective Crusher McNash is assigned to work with Siamese agent Cassius Lap of the Feline Bureau of Investigation to solve the case.

The cat who had 60 whiskers / Lilian Jackson Braun

The cat who had 60 whiskers / Lilian Jackson Braun

A twenty-ninth installment of the popular series finds Moose County in an uproar over a string of lucrative inheritances and a bee sting-related death, throughout which Polly departs for Paris, Koko the irrepressible Siamese meets a piano tuner, and Qwill writes a play.

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Dogs don't lie : a Pru Marlowe pet noir / Clea Simon

Dogs don't lie : a Pru Marlowe pet noir / Clea Simon

Animal psychic and behaviorist Pru Marlowe investigates after one of clients is killed and the prime suspect is the victim's dog, a pitbull named Lily.

The cat sitter's pajamas / Blaize Clement

The cat sitter's pajamas / Blaize Clement

Hired by a famous football player to pet-sit his cats, Dixie meets a celebrity fashion model who claims to be the athlete's wife, a situation that culminates in Dixie's discovery of a ring of high-fashion counterfeiters.

 

Dog tags / David Rosenfelt

Dog tags / David Rosenfelt

Dog-loving lawyer Andy Carpenter plunges into a high profile murder case in which a rogue German shepherd police dog may be the only hope for its owner, an Iraq war vet and former-cop-turned-thief accused of murder.

 

Summaries from publisher materials

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