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The Hard Way The Hard Way
By Benjamin, Carol Lea
2006-10 - William Morrow & Company
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Private investigator Rachel Alexander and her pit bull Dashiell once again team up in this gritty mystery from a former detective and noted dog trainer turned acclaimed mystery writer. …More


Hounded to Death Hounded to Death
By Berenson, Laurien
2008-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
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After heading to a Pocono Mountains resort for some much-needed R&R, Melanie Travis discovers a corpse in the inn's secluded hot tub, and finds herself sniffing out the trail of a killer as frightened guests and the police howl for swift justice. …More


A Nose for Justice A Nose for Justice
By Brown, Rita Mae
2011-10 - Ballantine Books
9780345511829 Check our catalog


With her high-powered Wall Street job in the rearview mirror, thirty-four-year-old Mags Rogers arrives at her great-aunt Jeep Reed's sprawling Nevada ranch to reassemble her life. In the passenger seat is Mags's beloved wirehaired dachshund, Baxter. At Jeep's side--to Baxter's distress--is Jeep's loyal German Shepherd mix, King. The growlings are mutual. Then someone pipe-bombs Red Rock Valley's pumping station, endangering the water supply. Deputy Pete Meadows links the sabotage to a string of local murders. …More

A Dog's Purpose A Dog's Purpose
By Cameron, W. Bruce
2011-05 - Forge
9780765330345 Check our catalog


"A Dog's Purpose" is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches that love never dies, that true friends are always here, and that every creature on Earth is born with a purpose. …More

All Shots All Shots
By Conant, Susan
2007-11 - Berkley Publishing Group
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Malamute trainer Holly Winter knows she's not the only Holly Winter in her town, but it would be so much nicer if the other woman calling herself Holly Winter didn't turn up dead. Holly number one and her prize-winning pups will have to bring the case to heel on their own--before a killer sniffs them out. …More

Rose in a Storm Rose in a Storm
By Katz, Jon
2011-09 - Random House Trade
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Rose is determined and focused, keeping the sheep out of danger and protecting the other creatures on the farm she calls home. But of all those she's looked after since coming to the farm as a puppy, it is Sam, the farmer, whom she watches most carefully.
Awoken one cold midwinter night during lambing season, Rose and Sam struggle into the snowy dark to do their work. The ever observant Rose has seen a change in her master of late, ever since Sam's wife disappeared one day. …More

Nose Down, Eyes Up Nose Down, Eyes Up
By Markoe, Merrill
2010-04 - Villard Books
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From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Walking in Circles Before Lying Down" comes a hilarious novel about a man who won't grow up, his confused relationship with women, and his four (talking) dogs. …More


To Fetch a Thief To Fetch a Thief
By Quinn, Spencer
2011-07 - Atria Books
9781439157084 Check our catalog


How does an elephant vanish without a trace? Chet and his master, PI Bernie Little, go under the Big Top to solve the most unlikely missing persons (and animals) case ever in the third book of this brilliant "New York Times"-bestselling series. …More


One Dog Night One Dog Night
By Rosenfelt, David
2011-07 - Minotaur Books
9780312647995 Check our catalog


Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter takes on a cold case when the suspected murderer turns out to be the man who saved his beloved dog. …More


The New Yorkers The New Yorkers
By Schine, Cathleen
2008-04 - Picador USA
9780312427832 Check our catalog


Schine's brilliantly funny new novel revolves around one city block in Manhattan. In her book, as in life, canine companions compel their masters to go outside of themselves, to take part in the community they live in, to make friends, and, sometimes, to fall in love. …More


Dogs Don't Lie Dogs Don't Lie
By Simon, Clea
2011-04 - Poisoned Pen Press
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Animal psychic Pru Marlowe left the big city to return to her picturesque Berkshires hometown looking for a little peace. Too bad that her training as an animal behaviorist got her mixed up with Lily, a rescue dog, and Charles, her person. Now Charles is dead, and Lily looks good for it. …More

The Art of Racing in the Rain The Art of Racing in the Rain
By Stein, Garth
2009-06 - Harper Paperbacks
9780061537967 Check our catalog

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Meet Enzo, the unforgettable canine narrator of this bittersweet and transformative story of family, love, loyalty, and hope. Enzo is a philosopher with a nearly human soul, and he's gained a wealth of knowledge from hours spent in front of the TV. …More

One Good Dog One Good Dog
By Wilson, Susan
2011-02 - St. Martin's Griffin
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After Adam March loses his job, his wife, and the life he has worked so hard to achieve, he must fulfill a community-service obligation at a soup kitchen, where he meets Chance, a pit bull bred for fighting who ends up being Adam's best shot at redemption.

Whiskey with a Twist Whiskey with a Twist
By Wright, Nina
2009-08 - Midnight Ink
9780738714707 Check our catalog


Whiskey Mattimoe's Afghan hound Abra has many talents: stealing purses, consorting with criminals, and farting, to name a few. Now, Abra's been chosen to participate in the prestigious Midwest Afghan Hound Specialty in Amish country . . . as a Worst-in-Show example of how not to train an Affie. Suddenly, a prize-winning pooch disappears, an owner is murdered, and a handler turns up dead. The sleepy community's rustic charm is replaced by ruthless threats. …More


The Story of Edgar Sawtelle The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
By Wroblewski, David
2009-09 - Ecco Press
9780061374234 Check our catalog

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A riveting family saga, "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" explores the deep and ancient alliance between humans and dogs, and the power of fate through one boy's epic journey into the wild. …More