By Susan Conant
Holly Winter's lifestyles goes to the canines, yet that is simply wonderful together with her. She's a feisty, 30-something dog-lover, and her services within the breeding, education, and taking care of canine is only one of her inbred skills. She's additionally a grand champion at monitoring down criminals of the two-legged type. whilst a puppy proprietor is murdered at a coaching consultation, Holly enlists the victim's vast Malamute to discover the killer.
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I asked as I returned Dr. Stanton’s card. Once you get beyond the beginner’s stage and join our club, you pay twenty dollars for a card that’s worth six lessons. The card has the numbers 1 through 6 printed along the bottom, and whenever you check in, the person at the desk punches out a number. “I believe that Rowdy is beginning to pull slightly less, but I may, of course, be deceiving myself,” he said. Especially with young women, he had a courtly manner. You know that Harvard accent that movie actors never get quite right?
A malamute wants to lap your face and roll onto his back so you’ll rub his tummy, and that rub-my-tummy look is the one Rowdy gave me when he caught my eye at the far end of the armory that night. An imploring look from the glittering dark brown ;eyes of a beautiful dog, especially a dog that’s just lost his owner, is not an easy thing to ignore. If I had been with some other group of people, I’d probably have had to keep on talking about what had happened, but dog people understand each other.
The guy could have left the gate open and waited next to the building, on the lawn. It’s dark there. And when Stanton got there, the guy could have gone through the open gate, bending down, and then stood up right behind him. It wouldn’t have taken any time. I’ll tell you one thing. This guy was no weakling, and he must have done it really fast. I don’t think Stanton knew what happened. One second he was standing there, and the next second the leash was so tight he couldn’t fight back. ” I asked.
A New Leash on Death by Susan Conant