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  • A Christmas Howl

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery
    A special novella that looks back on Christmas past, as a young Melanie Travis teams up with her aunt to solve a family mystery…Ever wonder what Melanie and Aunt Peg were up to before solving murders? Let’s step back in time, when college-aged Melanie and her indomitable Aunt Peg were little more than strangers…It’s Christmas in Connecticut, and Peg Turnbull can’t wait to spend her favorite ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Bark Before Christmas

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #18
    In this “enjoyable” holiday mystery by an Agatha Award finalist, a sleuth looks into a posh private school, a prize show dog, and a slain Santa (Publishers Weekly).There’s nothing lovelier than Christmas in Connecticut, but Melanie Travis can scarcely find a moment to enjoy the festivities. With her youngest son approaching toddlerhood, she’s decided to return to her old job at Howard Academy, a ... Read more

    $15.29 USD

  • A Pedigree To Die For

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #1
    **A mom goes undercover to locate a purloined poodle—and a killer—in this series debut with “**a solution that packs a surprising amount of surprise” (Kirkus Reviews).The apparent heart attack that killed kennel owner Max Turnbull has left seven pups in mourning, and his wife Peg suspecting foul play. But the only evidence is their missing prize pooch—a pedigreed poodle named Beau.Enter Melanie ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Pup Fiction

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #27
    With a new litter of Standard Poodles on the way, it’s shaping up to be a vibrant July in Greenwich, Connecticut, for Melanie Travis. Too bad there’s a killer in town who would love to drain the life out of her summer . . .While usually protective, Melanie feels comfortable sending her sons to the Graceland School’s summer camp for two reasons: The institution is well-regarded and proprietor Emily ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Underdog

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #2
    A dog handler’s death unleashes a mystery: “Laurien Berenson just keeps getting better and better.”—Harlan CobenWhen Melanie Travis’s education in breed-handling at Connecticut’s classiest obedience school is cut short by sudden death, she smells a murder. So, with her rambunctious poodle puppy, five-year-old son, and sexy fellow breeder Sam Driver in tow, she hits the championship circuit. In ... Read more

    $12.49 USD

  • Hair of the Dog

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #4
    Did pawing at too many women get a dog handler shot dead? A twist-filled mystery that “will charm dog fanciers and cozy fans.”—Publishers WeeklyThe dog days of summer have just begun, and Melanie Travis is looking forward to savoring them. And where better to enjoy herself than at her Aunt Peg’s Fourth of July barbecue? It sounds ideal, until an uninvited guest proves that even the laziest dog day ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Watchdog

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #5
    "Fresh, lively writing, a tough mystery, light humor, and insight into the peculiarities of human and canine behavior."—BooklistIt's autumn in Connecticut. Melanie Travis has just started a new job, and with the added excitement of showing her Standard Poodle, Faith, in the fall shows, the last thing she wants is to become embroiled in yet another of her brother Frank's moneymaking schemes. His ... Read more

    $7.69 USD

  • Best In Show

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #10
    A sleuth must find a killer amid a plethora of poodles in this “charming” cozy mystery by an Agatha Award finalist (Publishers Weekly).There are dog shows. And then there’s The Poodle Club of America National Specialty Dog Show. For poodle purists, it’s the pinnacle of the season, drawing competitors and spectators from all over the world.Once in Maryland, Melanie Travis is put to work selling ... Read more

    $6.89 USD

  • Wagging through the Snow

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #21
    A holiday murder mystery from the Agatha Award finalist: “Series fans will enjoy spending time with these appealing folks and their dogs.”—Publishers WeeklyWith a demanding teaching job and five poodles scampering around the house, Melanie Travis barely has energy for the upcoming Christmas rush. But she unwraps an unexpected challenge when her brother and ex-husband make a spontaneous bid on a ... Read more

    $6.89 USD

  • Dog Eat Dog

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #3
    Competition at an elite Connecticut kennel club has a sharp and deadly bite in this “masterful” mystery (The Plain Dealer).As if raising her son Davey, training her rambunctious Poodle for the show ring, and grooming fellow handler Sam Driver for romance aren’t enough, Melanie Travis’s entrée into the exclusive Belle Haven Kennel Club has been met with a grisly murder. Unfortunately, the only ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Hot Dog

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #9
    **A mystery from the Agatha Award finalist: “**Melanie’s poodles are as lovable and real as the story’s human characters.”—Publishers WeeklyIn an effort to escape tail-chasing males—namely her ex-husband and her current boyfriend—Melanie Travis opts to track down the elusive owner of Dox, an adorable Dachshund who's about to be put on the block at a charity auction. But the more Melanie discovers ... Read more

    $5.59 USD

  • Hounded To Death

    series A Melanie Travis Mystery #14
    **A prominent dog-show judge falls victim to a hot-tub homicide in a mystery “**absorbing enough to delight even cat lovers” (Publishers Weekly).As the dog days of summer turn to the playful nip of autumn’s chill, Melanie Travis is ready for a little relaxation. Her Aunt Peg has the perfect solution: a five-day symposium for dog show judges in Pennsylvania’s idyllic Pocono Mountains. While Peg and ... Read more

    $13.49 USD