Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Sound of Running Horses

Available July 15, 2016
Preorder your copy HERE


Still recovering from the traumatic events of the past year, newlyweds Aggie Malone, police chief of Dogleg Island, and Deputy Sheriff Ryan Grady are looking forward to a carefree day of  picnics, pirates and buried treasure with their precocious—and uncannily perceptive— border collie, Flash.  But when Flash discovers a body  in a shallow grave on the deserted Wild Horse Island Nature Preserve,  a tangled knot of conspiracy, murder and deception begins to unfold,  revealing that the things that are buried are often the most dangerous  and the only pirates you have to fear are the ones that live next door.  
Fifteen hundred miles away, an ex-con and a fifteen year old girl embark upon a crime spree that will earn them the nicknames “Bonnie and Clyde”.  As they make their way inexorably south, Aggie, Grady and Flash are thrust into the middle of a murder investigation that leads to the arrest of one of their neighbors and the attempted suicide of another. When a search of the dead girl’s belongings reveals a priceless emerald bracelet and two of the island’s most popular residents go missing, the puzzle becomes even more complicated.  Grady and Aggie struggle to put all the pieces into place while Flash, ever obsessed with understanding the human condition, wrestles with a more painful dilemma: how do you tell the good guys from the bad guys when they are so often the same person?

Praise for the Dogleg Island Mystery series:

“An exceptionally entertaining and deftly crafted read for all mystery/suspense fans...”
--The Midwest Book Review

“An ample murder mystery with an enthralling protagonist...”
--Kirkus Reviews

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