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Animal Mysteries

From pet detectives to furry perpetrators, these animal mysteries will have you wagging your tail!

Clement, Blaize
Cat Sitter Among the Pigeons: A Dixie Hemingway Mystery
This most recent of the Cat Sitter series finds Dixie helping a crotchety old man care for his cat. The mystery comes in the form of the mob looking to get revenge on the man's granddaughter for testifying against them in court by kidnapping her daughter. It's up to Dixie to ensure the safe return of the baby.
 
Englert, J.F.
A Dog About Town
Randolph's owner, Harry, is still reeling from the breakup with his girlfriend and allows himself to be drawn into a group of occultists. One of them is a murderer, but Randolph is having a hard time determining which one because they all smell like guilt and angst. It looks like Randolph is going to have to teach his owner how to hunt for a killer.
 
Johnston, Linda O.
Fine-Feathered Death
The only eyewitness to a murder is a bird. Can Kendra uncover who did it before the real murderer flies the coop?
 
Kelly, Sofie
Curiosity Thrilled the Cat
Magical cats help their librarian owner solve a murder she is accused of committing.
 
Lavene, Joyce & Jim
The Telltale Turtle: A Pet Psychic Mystery
Renowned pet psychic, Mary Catherine, tunes into the thoughts of a turtle to track down the killer of its owner, much to the amusement of the local police force.
 
Quinn, Spencer
Thereby Hangs a Tail: A Chet and Bernie Mystery
Chet and Bernie are back in their second whodunit. Chet is the dog half of the pair and the narrator. He often gets distracted by scents during long conversations, but he is a better investigator than his human counterpart. This case has them looking for a famous dog and her owner who have gone missing.
 
Rollins, James
Altar of Eden
This is not the usual cozy, animal companion mystery. This is subterfuge and intrigue at its highest level. Who's responsible for the boatload of genetically mutated animals found on the beach? Why were they created? And is anyone else looking for the animals and those who discovered them?
 
Simon, Clea
Probable Claws
This forth book in the Theda Krakow series finds Theda investigating the poisoning of shelter cats. Her feline companion is helping to solve the mystery, but accidentally gets her owner arrested for murder.
 
Wood, N. Lee
Kingdom of Silence
Sergeant Keen Dunliffe's specialty is crimes against animals. But just when he thinks he's got it easy, a U.S. marshal escorting a prisoner to the U.K. is murdered by an extremist animal-rights group. Add hoof-and-mouth disease to this and you've got one messy situation.
 

Updated:5/9/2011