Killer Tails

8 Pawsome Cat & Dog Cozy Mysteries

by Joanne Pence, Carole Nelson Douglas, Carolyn Haines, Denise Dietz, Connie Shelton

Quail Hill Publishing

Mystery: Anthology

August 18, 2015

ISBN-13: 011

Available in: e-Book

Killer Tails
by Joanne Pence, Carole Nelson Douglas, Carolyn Haines, Denise Dietz, Connie Shelton

KILLER TAILS is a Pet Mystery Bundle---8 books only .99 (Get it now before the price goes up!)

KILLER TAILS unleashes a kennelful of fun. Many of the reigning cats and dogs of mystery, all with a nose for trouble, are found in these furry tales of curious cats and daring (and darling) dogs penned by eight bestselling and award-winning authors: Carole Nelson Douglas, Carolyn Haines, Leighann Dobbs, Harper Lin, Connie Shelton, Pamela DuMond, Denise Dietz, and Joanne Pence. Plus, one of the tales---or tails---is a never-before-published novella by Carolyn Haines.

Humor and heart and deserving-to-be-treed baddies abound in this collection. Beware the paw!

Included are:
Cat in an Alphabet Soup by Carole Nelson Douglas
(First of 28 Midnight Louie, feline PI, mysteries): "When Temple Barr, a petite redhead with a high heel shoe fetish, and the irrepressible Midnight Louie meet nose to nose over a dead body , the fur flies and the fun starts ...a fast-paced, hard-to-solve mystery, with some of the most fascinating characters to grace a page. " --- Mostly Murder

Guru Bones "A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Novella" by Carolyn Haines
Zinnia, Mississippi, rolls out the red carpet for controversial food activist, Priya Karsan. When the event turns bizarre--and downright deadly, PI partners Sarah Booth and Tinkie are on the case. But it's the detective agency's four-legged gumshoes, Sweetie Pie, Chablis, and Pluto, who save the day.

Ghostly Paws by Leighann Dobbs
When bookstore owner Willa Chance finds herself haunted by the tenacious ghost of the town librarian who insists she solve her murder, she gets lots of help from a quirky cast of small-town characters and the cat she's inherited from her grandmother

A Hiss-tory of Magic by Harper Lin
Modern-day witches run a small-town cafe and solve mysteries with their magic cats.

Cupcakes, Paws, and Bad Santa Claus by Pamela DuMond
It's Christmas, but Annie Graceland, a baker with a pinch of psychic ability, isn't feeling the joy. Ghosts nag her, a mall Santa cops a feel, her ex tries to steal her cat, and Sweet Paws Charity guilts her into doing too much for their fundraiser. When Bad Santa is murdered at the Furball, Annie must find the killer before bedlam breaks loose. And what about that little stray dog...

Partnerships Can Be Murder by Connie Shelton
Charlotte "Charlie" Parker and her helpful pooch, Rusty, find themselves involved in two mysteries this time: her brother's entanglement with a devious younger woman, and helping an old friend avoid a murder charge when the woman's business partner suddenly dies.

Eye of Newt "A Sydney St. Charles Mystery" by Denise Dietz
Rock star Clive Newton, leader of The Newts, has been murdered. Through an ancestor's journal, Sydney St. Charles is drawn into an ancient mystery: a parallel murder that occurred in 1692 Salem. Are Sydney's pets---Annie the Cat, Chasdick the Dog and Mercy the Parrot---reincarnated from 3 Salem witches?

Two O'clock Heist "An Inspector Rebecca Mayfield Mystery " by Joanne Pence
Homicide Inspector Rebecca Mayfield 's small rescue dog, a Chinese Crested Hairless mix, knows when to run from trouble --- and ends up in the thick of Rebecca's most frightening case yet, forcing her to look beyond hard evidence to the secrets at the heart of the case, and in turn, to the secrets of her own heart.

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Joanne Pence's Bio

Joanne Pence is an award-winning, USA Today best-selling author of the Angie Amalfi and Rebecca Mayfield mysteries as well as historical fiction, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, a fantasy, and a supernatural suspense. Her novels present a variety of times, places, and reading experiences from mysterious to thrilling, emotional to lightly humorous, as well as powerful tales of times long past.

Joanne was born and raised in San Francisco, and now makes her home in the foothills just north of Boise, Idaho. She had been president of the Boise chapter of Sisters in Crime, board member of the Popular Fiction Association of Idaho, founding member and current board member of the Idaho Writers Guild, and has held offices in the California Writers Club. A graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a master’s degree in journalism, Joanne has written for magazines, worked for the federal government, and taught school in Japan.

Her books have won or been nominated for a number of high honors, including the Willa Cather Literary Award for Historical Fiction; The Golden Quill, RWA’s RITA and Golden Heart Awards, Daphne du Maurier Award, Independent Bookseller’s Golden Scroll, and Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and Best Amateur Sleuth Award.