By Spencer Quinn
Everyone’s favourite detective staff returns in a brand new experience as canines narrator Chet and his human accomplice P.I. Bernie Little locate that Hollywood has long gone to the dogs.
Hoping to carry a few Tinseltown cash to the Valley, the mayor lures a film studio to city to shoot their subsequent construction, a big-budget Western within the vintage culture. The superstar is none except ruggedly handsome—and notoriously badly behaved—Thad Perry. while the mayor makes a decision that somebody must regulate Thad in order that he doesn’t get into an excessive amount of difficulty, Bernie and Chet are handpicked for the activity. the money is nice yet whatever smells fishy, and what must have been an easy subject of babysitting quickly will get extra complicated—especially after they notice that Thad has a mysterious connection to the Valley that no-one desires to speak about. what sort of mystery may possibly Thad have left at the back of while he went to Hollywood to hunt reputation and fortune? the single those who may perhaps be aware of the reply have a foul behavior of turning up useless sooner than they could speak.
As Bernie’s dating together with his longtime female friend Suzie is going long-distance, and Chet’s late-night assignations seem to have ended in an unforeseen dividend, it’s all our sleuths can do to maintain Thad and his motley entourage of yes-men, handlers, and hangers-on of their attractions. Worst of all, Thad is a self-proclaimed cat individual, and his pussycat pal Brando has taken an fast dislike to Chet.
Like the successful books earlier than it, this 5th publication within the sequence combines a top-notch secret with real humor and a perceptive tackle the connection among human and puppy that might stick with you lengthy after the case is solved.
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