Dead Dog Blues by Neal, Jr. Barrett

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Smalltown Texas is the setting for a fast paced mystery in which a barking dead dog is wired up at full volume, and it is local hero Jack Track's job to discover why--before anyone else dies. By the author of Pink Vodka Blues.

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Neal Barrett, Jr., is the author of more than 50 novels, including A Different Vintage, The Hereafter Gang, The Prophesy Machine, and The Treachery of Kings. His short story collection, Perpetuity Blues, was a finalist for the 2001 World Fantasy Award. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Published June 1, 1994 by St Martins Pr. 312 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The fate of wealthy Texas bully Max Coomer's dog--killed, mounted in a sitting position, and wired for endless tape-recorded barking--would be a lot funnier if it weren't followed by the murder-and-mounting of Max himself, his dead legs churning away in a race for long-past football glory.

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Jack and Deke, enemies since high school, are now in another kind of competition, since Deke wants Jack as far off the dead dog case or the missing maid case, for that matter It soon becomes clear there's a maniac running loose in town, but it's going to be hard to figure out all the answers, bec...

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