By Blaize Clement
Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter brought a profitable sleuth in Florida puppy sitter Dixie Hemingway, and the following books within the sequence, Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund and Even Cat Sitters Get the Blues, firmly verified writer Blaize Clement as a brand new superstar among secret fanatics. Now Dixie Hemingway, no relation to you-know-who, is again during this fourth riveting installment.
When Dixie meets Laura Halston, a newcomer to Siesta Key, she acknowledges a kindred spirit and believes she's stumbled on a brand new pal. Disarmingly attractive, Laura confesses that she's in hiding from an abusive husband. Later, while Laura gets threatening telephone calls, Dixie is sure the husband is the culprit.
But the extra Dixie learns approximately Laura, the fewer yes she is ready anything…and then issues flip lethal. As she attempts to appreciate Laura’s previous, Dixie is compelled to recognize issues approximately herself that she hasn't ever confronted before.
Fast-paced and gripping, Cat Sitter on a scorching Tin Roof is every thing Blaize Clement’s many fanatics have come to expect.
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The fellow acknowledged, “This puppy has been the main unswerving buddy I’ve ever had. He’s stayed with me via my each loss and humiliation, and he’s celebrated with me my each good fortune. i will not input heaven and go away my ally outdoors. If he can’t cross in, I won’t pass in both. ” At that, the puppy used to be printed as a god in hide, and so they went in jointly. in response to the tale, that’s why canines are referred to as canine, simply because they’re fairly gods in cover. i presumed approximately that tale while I obtained to Mazie’s apartment. Pete was once within the kitchen crouched beside Mazie, who lay via Jeffrey’s chair with its empty booster seat. Pete’s shaggy eyebrows have been so low i may slightly see his eyes. He stated, “She didn’t consume final evening, and he or she didn’t consume this morning. She’s too unhappy. ” I wasn’t shocked. canines don’t have superficial love or shallow devotion. They don’t ever wonder whether it is going to larger serve their very own pursuits to modify their loyalties to some other person. when they provide their hearts to at least one individual, that’s the place their dedication lies, they usually grieve the lack of a friend an identical manner people do. For a provider puppy like Mazie, her experience of loss used to be much more acute. I knelt to stroke Mazie’s head. “Did Hal name? ” “Not but. It’s too quickly. ” I went to the cabinet and shook a few kibble into my hand, then went again to sit down at the ground beside Mazie. I stated, “Jeffrey might be again, Mazie. and you have got to maintain your energy up so that you can look after him whilst he comes domestic. ” As I stated it, I despatched a psychological picture of Jeffrey guffawing and hugging Mazie, whereas Mazie’s tail beat with wild happiness. a few humans imagine I’m nuts to ship photographs to animals, however the animals appear to get them, so I maintain doing it. She lifted her head, sniffed the kibble, and ate one or nuggets. Pete stated, “She must consume greater than that. ” “If she’s ingesting water, she will speedy for an afternoon or with out challenge. keep in mind, don’t try and tempt her with humans nutrition. while she’s prepared, she’ll commence consuming back. ” Pete reddened, as though he may have already provided her a chew of his personal breakfast. attempting to act as though I have been as convinced as I sounded, I obtained Mazie’s leash and took her for a stroll. She got here alongside docilely, yet her middle wasn’t in it and she or he saved in retrospect towards her apartment. I didn’t preserve her out lengthy. once she had performed her doggie enterprise, we ran domestic at a quick clip. I appeared towards Laura’s condo, yet all i'll see have been bushes and the driveway. It used to be simply in addition. i used to be nonetheless embarrassed to have eavesdropped, and that i wanted a while prior to I observed Laura back. again at Mazie’s condominium, I passed her off to Pete, advised him I’d be again round 3 P. M. , and scooted to the Bronco with visions of breakfast dancing in my head. in an effort to the diner, i ended at a site visitors mild and spotted a hand-lettered cardboard signal taped to a mild pole: misplaced CHIHUAHUA domestic dog! present! name LYON’S MANE. there has been no mobile quantity or handle, which I took to intend that whoever revealed the signal assumed that everyone knew the place and what the Lyon’s Mane was once.