Refusing to believe that lisa would abandon her beloved pet—and with only a suspicious suicide note to go on—Rachel and her canine assistant, hit the streets of downtown New York, Dash, retracing the dead woman’s steps to figure out whether she was yin to a killer’s yang. The dog who knew too muchis the 2nd book in the Rachel Alexander and Dash Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
A Hell of a Dog The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 3Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - The cops are calling it an accident. Someone is killing off the great dog trainers of the world—and it’s up to PI Rachel Alexander and her pit bull, Dash, to collar the murderer Rachel has just been hired as undercover security at a dog-training symposium at a posh Manhattan hotel. With suspects including a dog psychic and a behaviorist to the stars, Rachel discovers that it’s the humans who need to be housebroken as she and Dash bring a serial killer to heel.
A hell of a dogis the 3rd book in the Rachel Alexander and Dash Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. How can the greenwich village pi and her pit bull, turn down the hefty fee, Dashiell, plus free room and biscuits at the Ritz? All Rachel has to do is keep the peace among the competitive diva dog trainers who have come with their prize pooches from all corners of the globe.
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Winner of the shamus award for best first pi novel: in the first book of carol lea benjamin’s acclaimed mystery series, greenwich Village PI Rachel Alexander and her loyal pit bull must find a killer and a missing show dog Divorced dog trainer–turned–private-eye Rachel Alexander and her canine assistant Dash—short for Dashiell—are hired by a man named Dennis Keaton to investigate the hit-and-run death of his friend and neighbor Clifford Cole, whose body was found on an isolated Christopher Street pier.
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Lady, was the therapy dog at harbor View, a mop-coated puli, a Greenwich Village home for "throw away" people. . But when not called upon to solve crimes he has another very important job: that of a therapy dog, working with people who are developmentally challenged. But now lady has vanished. And the owner of the home has been killed in a bizarre and mysterious hit-and-run accident.
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Fall Guy: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 7HarperCollins e-books #ad - When dash returned, the fur on his head was soaked with tears. But then there was the one time he took Dash for a walk around the block. A member of rachel's 9/11 survivors group, the officer never spoke at meetings––a really hard case. Was this death really a suicide? and why would the deceased have chosen a near stranger to perform such an intimate task––especially when he's survived by a brother and sister? As Rachel sets about her work, she soon discovers a mystery from the deceased's childhood that may have led to this terrible tragedy.
. A new york city police officer nearing retirement dies "accidentally, " while cleaning his service revolver in the bathroom of his Greenwich Village apartment. Private investigator, they'd only met when she was doing pet therapy with her pit bull, Rachel Alexander, is stunned to learn she's been named the executor to his will––after all, Dashiell.
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The Long Good Boy The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 6Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - A trio of transvestite working girls want Rachel to investigate the death of one of their own. Rosalinda’s throat was slashed on Halloween right after the Greenwich Village parade. Rachel and Dash have a new client. Well, three new clients. With her cash retainer in hand—and very few leads—Rachel starts digging.
What is the connection between rosalinda and a dead butcher? Soon, Clint, with the help of Chi Chi’s mini-dachshund, Rachel is breaking into a plant in the Meatpacking District. Finding her killer isn’t exactly the nypd’s top priority—and LaDonna, Chi Chi, and Jasmine are terrified that they’ll be next.
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As rachel follows a twisting trail with only Dash for protection, she discovers that her foray into “the life” could end with her own untimely death.
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. A service dog that can perform the difficult tasks that epilepsy requires--sensing when a seizure is about to occur and fetching life-saving medication--is extremely rare, so when a veterinarian's office promises that they can clone Blanche, Sophie jumps at the opportunity. Rachel alexander and Dash, her pit bull partner.
And two days after meeting with rachel, apparently of a seizure, Sophie is found dead, but it didn't take Dash's sensitive nose to tell that something doesn't smell right, and that the missing vets definitely need further examination. Her former worries can now be put to rest, knowing that now she'll have a replacement for Blanche when the time comes.
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Without a Word: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 8HarperCollins e-books #ad - And against a backdrop of betrayal, rachel's involvement in the case uncovers issues more complex, or even kill, and a city at times as lonely and frightening as a child's worst nightmares, than she's ever seen––problems that someone was willing to die, and more heartbreaking, neglect, for. But it's the missing woman's daughter who touches her most deeply––a troubled young girl whose mother's disappearance has rendered her mute.
The child is also suspected of the murder of her doctor, a rich neurologist who was brutally stabbed one night while he was alone in his office. When a distraught father approaches private investigator Rachel Alexander in a New York City park, asking her to help find his missing wife, Rachel accepts––reluctantly.
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After all, the chances of finding a woman who disappeared without a trace––and without a word––five years earlier are slim.
The Hard Way: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 9HarperCollins e-books #ad - Because to solve gardner redstone's murder, Rachel must disguise herself as a homeless woman and live on the streets, searching for the dispossessed man witnesses say made the fatal push. A lifelong new yorker, private investigator rachel Alexander has lived through some rough times—from 9/11, to a difficult divorce, to cases that have taken her to the depths of the city's dark underbelly.
. From critically-acclaimed author carol lea benjamin, a writer the Cleveland Plain-Dealer calls "first rate, a mystery with heartbreaking characters, " this is another illuminating look into the heart of New York, and a story you'll never forget. In one of the coldest winters new york city has seen in years, Rachel is helped by a homeless Iraq War veteran, a man whose sad circumstances leave Rachel pondering her own fortunate life.
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Not when a flock of publishing executives have descended on Holliday Beach, lured by the tell-all memoir that Gould just finished. But bookstore owner and PI Conan Flagg isn’t convinced. King of the Mountain When conservative millionaire A. C. Everyone, including gould’s famous actress wife, heard Cady threaten the writer in the Holliday Beach Bookshop.
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Even pi conan flagg, an old family friend, doesn’t foresee the sudden tragedy that leaves the party vulnerable to a cunning killer. But it is the unwelcome arrival of his youngest son, Lucas, with a new fiancée in tow, that is the true kiss of death.
The Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries Volume One: A Trouble of Fools, The Snake Tattoo, Coyote, and Steel GuitarOpen Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - Searching for a missing irish cabbie leads her into a nefarious scheme that puts her at odds with the FBI and a Mafia-connected former lover, in this award-winning debut. Now she needs carlotta to get her ID—and her life—back. They were friends in college—until Dee ran off with Carlotta’s husband.
The snake tattoo: a london times outstanding book of the year, Lieutenant Mooney, Carlotta Carlyle’s former boss, gets into a scrap with a stranger in a bar. Now, dee’s in town playing a concert and wants Carlotta’s help tracking down a mutual friend. And could easily add Carlotta to the kill list.
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As a former boston cop, carlotta Carlyle thought she had seen it all—but that was before she became a private eye . . . Steel guitar: carlotta is shocked to see blues superstar Dee Willis climb into her cab. But this wasn’t an isolated crime.