Dog Day by Alicia Gimenez-Bartlett

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"Gimnez-Bartlett has discovered a world full of dark corners and hidden elements." ABC

In this hardboiled fiction for dog lovers and lovers of dog mysteries, detective Petra Delicado and her maladroit sidekick, Garzon, investigate the murder of a tramp whose only friend is a mongrel dog named "Fright." One murder leads to another and Delicado finds herself involved in the sordid, dangerous world of fight dogs. Dog Day is first-rate entertainment.

Alicia Gimnez-Bartlett was awarded the Feminino Lumen prize for the best female writer in Spain in 1997. She subsequently launched her Petra Delicado series, quickly turning her into one of Spain's most popular and best-loved crime writers.

 

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Alicia Gimenez-Bartlett was born in Almansa (Spain) in 1951. In 1997, she was awarded the Feminino Lumen prize for the best female writer in Spain. She subsequently launched her Petra Delicado series, which quickly turned her into one of Spain's most popular and loved crime writers. Nick Caistor is a translator, editor, and author. He has written a biography of Octavio Paz and has translated the works of Jose Saramago, Paulo Coelho, and Julia n Ri os, among others.
 
Published June 1, 2006 by Europa Editions. 311 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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What they find instead is the unexpected possibility of romance—Petra with handsome veterinarian Juan Monturiol, Fermín with both philosophical pet bookseller Angela Chamorro and sexy dog trainer Valentina Cortés.

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Both the case and the personal lives of Delicado and Garzón become more complicated, as the inspector gets involved with a local veterinarian and Garzón finds himself in a love triangle with a bookstore owner and dog trainer.

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