By Susan Conant
A hike within the woods has memorable results for puppy author Holly wintry weather during this most up-to-date of Susan Conant's puppy Lover's Mysteries.
When Holly iciness awakens, battered and bruised, clinging to a boulder at the facet of a cliff, she does not even realize her personal cherished malamutes, Rowdy and Kimi, less consider their names--or her personal. She does, notwithstanding, discover they are her canine, and that she is--to positioned it mildly--a "dog person." and she or he vaguely recalls listening to a sinister voice from above.
Putting clues jointly, she discovers that she is in Acadia nationwide Park, on Mount desolate tract Island, Maine, and that she's the visitor of 1 Gabrielle Beamon, a most enticing and fascinating girl, whom Holly does not realize in any respect. while it truly is came upon that there has been one other fall, this one deadly, at nearly an identical time and shut to an identical position as Holly's, she starts off to worry for her personal protection. actually, she has all she will be able to do to determine what is going on with no gifting away her personal lack of memory.
You'll be licking your chops with glee because the puppy fanciers in Conant's eclectic and kooky workforce of characters once again end up themselves smarter and extra inventive in each manner than their extra anthropocentric opposite numbers.
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Hugs to Rowdy and Kimi. S. Did you know that a Trophy Edition is a Bentley? In the margin, for reasons I couldn’t guess, I’d scrawled in big letters GOD spelled backward!!! Ann was evidently a friend of mine who also knew Gabrielle Beamon and the man named Malcolm whom Gabrielle had mentioned. She’d wanted Malcolm to have a chance to get together with my father. I liked the idea of family friends. In our brief encounter, Gabrielle hadn’t struck me as particularly bossy, but she had been perfectly sweet.
Almost everything except the microwave, the coffeemaker, a set of big pottery coffee mugs, and a few utensils dated from forty or fifty years earlier. On top of the refrigerator, a twenty-pound bag of premium dog food and a wastebasket escaped plunder. Boxes of cereal and crackers, a loaf of bread, and other edible odds and ends had been tucked between dishes and glasses on high shelves. The tiny kitchen opened to the living room. Since the one-story cottage was uninsulated, the interior walls and the high ceiling showed bare wooden planks and beams.
No strollers. No bicycles. No pets allowed. No camping. No camp fires. No picnicking. No alcoholic beverages. No smoking of cigars, cigarettes, or pipes. No littering. Hunting prohibited. No firearms of any kind! No ball playing. No fishing or clamming. No gathering of mussels. No swimming. No berry picking. No boat launching. No radios, tape players, or CD players. Do not feed or approach the seals or other wildlife. Stay on marked trails. Respect private property! Groups desirous of visiting the Reservation must make arrangements in advance.
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