Lost Under a Ladder
Superstition Mystery #1
October 8, 2014
Available in: Trade Size
Is it Luck? Or is it Destiny?
Rory Chasen never
thought superstitions were real—until her beloved
fiancé is killed after walking under a ladder. To
find closure and the truth about superstitions, Rory takes
her dog Pluckie to a town called Destiny, where
superstitious beliefs are a way of life.
visit to Destiny takes an unexpected turn when Pluckie saves
Martha, the owner of the Lucky Dog Boutique. While Martha
recovers, Rory reluctantly agrees to manage the pet shop for
her. But when Martha becomes the prime suspect in the local
bookshop owner’s murder, Rory can’t believe that
the sweet old woman would do it. Convinced the real killer
is still roaming Destiny’s streets, Rory resolves to
crack the case before Martha’s luck runs out.
Linda O. Johnston, a former lawyer who is now a full-time writer, currently writes two mystery series for Midnight Ink involving dogs: the Barkery and Biscuits Mysteries where the protagonist, a veterinary technician, owns a barkery and a bakery, and the Superstition Mysteries, where her protagonist runs a pet boutique. She has also written the Pet Rescue Mystery Series, a spinoff from her Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime---also involving dogs. Linda additionally writes for Harlequin. She also writes the Alpha Force paranormal romance miniseries about shapeshifters---including canines---for Harlequin Nocturne.