A Chihuahua in Every Stocking (Barking Detective Mysteries)
Move over, Rudolph – permit Pepe lead the way!
Who might scouse borrow a bit girl's puppy, correct ahead of Christmas? After seeing younger Sophie's heartbreaking tale at the information, P.I. Geri Sullivan and Pepe—her conversing Chihuahua—vow to rescue this bonita canines named Chiquita. yet monitoring the pooch's smell via a Pacific Northwest iciness wonderland is not effortless, particularly whilst the path ends up in an elf who is been mortally mauled! Geri and Pepe needs to retailer little Sophie's Christmas and locate this muy naughty dognapper . . . and fire up a bit Christmas magic alongside the way!
Praise for the Barking Detective Mysteries
"Pepe is a delight!" —RT booklet Reviews (4 stars)
"Move over, Scooby-Doo, there is a new puppy in town!" —Jennie Bentley
"A enjoyable twist at the ordinary P.I. partnership." —Simon Wood
Naughty list.” I held the pistol on Carol whereas Sarah dialed 911. yet Carol used to be now not a chance. She simply stored fussing over her canine, marveling over the numerous tales they have been sharing along with her approximately their lives ahead of she rescued them. whilst the police arrived, she used to be beaming with pleasure and stored telling them approximately her outstanding speaking canine. Who have been now silent. “The police imagine Carol is loco,” Pepe informed me after they left. “Her canines have been right—they would certainly cross effortless on her.” Sarah.
The police had marked off the spot with orange cones, yet there has been no different facts of the crime. Pepe sniffed round the edges of the melting snow and obviously picked up Chiquita’s odor. “Sí, she used to be the following at this very spot,” he acknowledged, taking a look up at me. a couple of flecks of snow caught to his nostril. “Follow me. The smell leads this way.” He headed around the highway, towards the most a part of city. The sidewalks have been thronged with humans, all bundled up in coats and hats. Pepe led us instantly to the.
Police. “And where’s Chiquita?” “I don't know,” acknowledged Pepe. He sniffed everywhere in the physique and below the close by trees. Snow fell off the branches. He shook it off. “This elf was once retaining Chiquita. I odor her odor on him. yet then she ran off. She concealed within the trees. a person picked her up. a girl who smells like many different canine. I scent a miniature collie. a few type of poodle. probably a corgi. probably a dogcatcher?” He started to shiver. Pepe were picked up off the road in l. a. and.
Blamed all of it on Pepe. however the fact was once, i used to be hungry, too. I hadn’t eaten whatever for the reason that my breakfast oatmeal and low. i used to be simply promising Felix that i'd be domestic quickly whilst the waitress confirmed up at our desk. She wore a quick dirndl skirt, an embroidered vest that cinched in her waist, and a frilly white shirt that confirmed off her cleavage. She had a faded face and a pointed chin. She appeared typical. “You’re one of many elves!” I stated all of sudden. She appeared startled. “You paintings subsequent.
Of the Cascades, a small city at the Columbia River that's the middle of the apple in Washington country. The sheriff’s workplace was once small. there has been just one interview room and we needed to wait, because it was once already in use. As we sat within the foyer, a door slammed. I regarded up and observed Drew, escorting Sarah down the corridor towards us. She used to be nonetheless donning her dirndl skirt and white shirt, with a puffy orange down jacket draped round her shoulders. Her eyes have been pink and puffy; she had evidently.