Critics and readers alike agreed that Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter was a bona fide cozy hit. Its follow-up, Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund, won its author a whole new set of fans in the US and Europe. Now, Floridian pet-sitting sleuth Dixie Hemingway is back for the third installment of this much-loved series.
Caught in a rainstorm, Dixie takes cover in the gatehouse of a mysterious mansion only to make a terrible discovery: the guard has been murdered. Given her recent history, she's had quite enough of homicide investigations, detectives and police tape, so she sneaks away, confident that someone else will report it. But that somebody else sees her leaving the scene of the crime. And to make matters worse, the owner of the mansion is a new client — a pain-wracked man with a pet iguana who's either a brilliant scientist or a raving lunatic or both. It's up to Dixie to find out which as she finds herself at the center of a dangerous mystery fueled by dark secrets...
"A knockout read. For anyone who loves mysteries, animals, or just plain great writing, this is a book to savor." — Laurien Berenson, author of Hounded to Death