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Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs

Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs

A Dixie Hemingway Mystery

Dixie Hemingway Mysteries (Volume 5)

Blaize Clement

Minotaur Books

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"A knockout read. For anyone who loves mysteries, animals, or just plain great writing, this is a book to savor."—Laurien Berenson, author of Doggie Day Care Murder on Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter

In this fifth installment of the wildly popular Dixie Hemingway mystery series, a mysterious young girl is missing. Lieutenant Guidry, the hunky homicide detective with whom Dixie has an on-again, off-again relationship, is trying to find the girl because she may be a material witness to a murder. Finally Dixie must go it alone to confront criminals who will stop at nothing to get what they want.

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Every now and then you meet somebody you like on sight, even when everything about them says they're bad news. Jaz was like that. The first time I saw the girl, she was sobbing hysterically and rushing across Dr. Layton's parking lot with...

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Praise for Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs

Smooth prose, a lush background, and engaging animals -- in particular, Big Bubba, a talkative African gray parrot who loves to watch police shows on TV -- make for a fine-feathered read. - Publishers Weekly

"This continues to be a solid cozy series with a well-realized Florida setting and plenty of animal elements to satisfy pet-loving mystery readers." - Booklist

"Another enjoyably breezy tale featuring multidimensional Dixie and her cadre of friends, human and animal." - Kirkus Reviews

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About the author

Blaize Clement

Blaize Clement originated the Dixie Hemingway mystery series, starting with Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter and Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund. She collaborated with her son John Clement on the plots and characters for forthcoming novels. Blaize lived for many years in Sarasota, Florida.

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