A Dog's Life by Gerald Hammond

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A new mystery from a respected author - Novelist Tim Russell is out walking his dog one morning when he comes across a young dishevelled woman, camping out in the woods. Tim takes pity on her and offers her shelter, and Ann soon proves herself to be good company. But suddenly, one afternoon while gardening, Tim is brutally attacked. As Ann’s relatives start coming out of the woodwork, Tim and Ann wonder if they’ve found the motivation for the attack after all. But then a local man is murdered . . .


About Gerald Hammond

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Author Gerald Hammond was born in 1926. He was an architect for thirty years before retiring in 1982. He has written over thirty mystery novels and is the creator of John Cunningham, dog breeder in Scotland, and Keith Calder, gunsmith. He also writes under the pseudonyms Arthur Douglas and Dalby Holden. He currently lives in Scotland with his family.
Published February 1, 2011 by Severn House Publishers. 176 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Ann’s uncle, Angus Tirrell, has died and left her enough cash to brighten every eye she’s caught, especially if she can be enticed away from Tim before they can marry and make wills in each others’ favor.

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(Feb.) Jane G oes Batty Michael Thomas Ford Ballantine, $14 trade paper (304p) ISBN 978-0-345-51366-3 Ford takes Jane Austen—modern-day novelist, upstate New York bookseller, and vampire—on a wild and campy romp in this frothy sequel to 2009's Jane Bites Back.

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