Critics and readers agree that Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter was a bona fide cozy hit. Its follow-up, Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund, won Blaize Clement a whole new set of fans. Now Floridian pet-sitting sleuth Dixie Hemingway is back in this third mesmerizing installment. Dixie Hemingway discovers the dead body of the gatekeeper of a mansion. She’s had her fill of homicide investigations, so she leaves the corpse to be found by somebody else. But that somebody else sees Dixie leaving the scene of the crime, and the bullet that killed the man could have come from a gun she owns. To make matters worse, the owner of the mansion is a new client---a pain-wracked scientist who is either quite insane or a genius whose clandestine work may save millions of lives. Or both. In either case, Dixie is stuck caring for him and his pet iguana. All that, plus a calico kitten Dixie is determined to save, put her right in the middle of a bizarre crisis fueled by dark secrets....
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Unanimous Praise for Blaize Clement’s Dixie Hemingway Mysteries“A knockout read. For anyone who loves mysteries, animals, or just plain great writing, this is a book to savor.”- Laurien Berenson, author of Hounded to Death, on Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter“Destined to be a very popular series . . .”- Kirkus Reviews on Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund“At once a cozy mystery for animal lovers and a jarringly earthy hard-boiled whodunit… A good read!”- Susan Conant, author of All Shots and the Holly Winter Dog Lover’s Mysteries, on Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter“Kick off your flip-flops, find a hammock, and settle in for a fun read.”- Cynthia Baxter, author of Who’s Kitten Who?, on Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter“Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter has it all: a feisty heroine, lovable animals, and a solid whodunit. What more could you ask for?”- Barbara Seranella, creator of the Munch Mancini crime novels“Fast-paced . . . The canine-caper crowd will enjoy Florida’s leading pet sitter.”- Midwest Book Review on Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund“A new star in the ‘mysteries with animals’ firmament . . .”- The Kingston Observer on Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter“A keeper, with its plucky protagonist, cats galore, and a nice sense of place. Look forward to the next in this smart series.”- Library Journal on Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter“Eminently likeable . . . Mystery fans are in for a treat.”- Richmond Times-Dispatch on Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter
Blaize Clement is the author of Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter and Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund. She lives in Sarasota, Florida. Her fourth Dixie Hemingway mystery is forthcoming soon from Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press. Visit her Web site at www.blaizeclement.com.