Well, Wednesday apparently just flew on by. Or rather Tuesday, since that’s the day I usually post. How’d it get to be Thursday already? I don’t know where my head has been! I guess Thursday is better than no day, huh? Here’s what I read since my last update:
Dates read: October 15-20
Title: Heir of the Dog
Year of publication: 2009
Author: Judi McCoy
Series: Dog Walker Mystery #2
# of Pages: 319
Paper or plastic: Mass market paperback
How obtained: Purchased
Blurb from book: Professional dog walker Ellie Engleman is more than just a pal to her pooches—she can also read their minds. So when a fellow dog lover turns up dead, Ellie makes no bones about using her talents to track down her friend’s killer.
Strolling through Central Park with Rudy, her terrier mix, Ellis is shocked to find the corpse of a troubled but harmless park dweller she often met while walking Rudy. When the police arrive and question Ellie, she stumbles over her story—and finds herself the prime suspect. Fortunately she has onetime fling Detective Sam Ryder in her corner.
But the police investigation is the least of Ellie’s worries. Because it turns out that Ellie’s pup, Rudy, is the victim’s sole beneficiary—and he has inherited a key to a safety-deposit box whose contents just might point to both the motive and the murderer. Together, Ellie, Rudy, and Sam must sniff out the killer, or they won’t have a dog’s chance of surviving.
My thoughts: It’s been a long time since I read book 1, but I finally decided to just read the rest of the series now, since I own them all. Ms. McCoy passed away some time ago, but I liked her a lot (and she taught me a lot about writing). I was able to jump into her story without any problems and eagerly read each page. This is a fun series.
Since the Dodgers are in the in the World Series, I’m watching this year. I was almost afraid I wouldn’t be able to watch. I stopped watching the NLCS because when I did, they lost! So glad I was able to see them win on Tuesday, or I might have had to stop myself from watching. Don’t want to jinx them, you know? I sure hope they win it this year.
So… are the days just all a big blur to you, too? And I have a white board to help me (and yes, I update it every day). Sheesh!