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A Dog About Town
by J.F. Englert | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by CheriePie of Campbell, California USA on 5/16/2008
Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by cheesygiraffe): to be read


2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Friday, May 16, 2008

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A Taste for Poetry. A Nose for Crime. And a Story to Tell...

Harry is a man still mourning the loss of his beloved girlfriend, Imogen, who left him suddenly without a word. He’s also the owner of a plump, poetry-loving Lab, Randolph. Like most Manhattan dogs, Randolph spends his days sifting through a world of scents, his owner’s neuroses, and an overcrowded doggy run at the American Museum of Natural History. But now a bereft Harry has drifted into a circle of would-be occultists. Which might not be so bad if one of them wasn’t also a murderer.

But which one? With 100,000 times the smelling power of a human being, Randolph can quickly detect the scents of guilt, anxiety, and avarice—and he has no lack of suspects, from a seductive con woman to an uncouth professor of the decorative arts. Now, to protect his hapless owner’s life, Randolph might have to do the unthinkable—and start training Harry to catch a killer....

 


Journal Entry 2 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Thursday, June 05, 2008

7 out of 10

Are you sick of all those mysteries series which feature that snotty feline breed? Are you a canine lover like me? Well if so, then make way for Randolph! He's a fully cognizant—if a little pudgy—Black Labrador dog with a taste for fine literature and a nose for crime. He and his owner, Harry, have found themselves in the middle of a string of murders. If Randolph is going to help Harry steer clear of trouble, he must find a way to communicate everything that his nose is telling him. The solution will crack you up!

I enjoyed this cute new cozy mystery series which prominently features a dog instead of the usual cat. Randolph is a thinking—though not necessarily talking—dog, and the story is written from his first person point of view. This took a few seconds to get used to, being inside the head of a dog, but once there and settled it, I found it quite comfy. :P This is the first book of the Bull Moose Dog Run Mystery Series, and I look forward to reading more about Randolph and Harry in future books. 


Journal Entry 3 by CheriePie at USPS Media Mail, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases on Monday, August 18, 2008

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Won by cheesygiraffe in June 2008 Mystery Swap on BookObsessed.
Mailed on 8/18/08 via Media Mail with Delivery Confirmation # 9102 8052 1390 7620 9753 87. Total of 5 books included in package: 3 from swaps, 2 from BookObsessed April Fools Sweeps. 


Journal Entry 4 by cheesygiraffe from Florence, Alabama USA on Tuesday, August 26, 2008

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Thanks Cherie! Yay for doggies! 


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