Purebred Dead

Author(s): Kathleen Delaney
Series: Mary McGill Mysteries Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2015
Product Number: EB00738618
Released: Oct 18, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781780106540
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Mary McGill's Christmas turns less than jolly when she gets wrapped up in a murder mystery in this debut cozy with "a charming cast of canines" (Kirkus Reviews). A pillar of her small California town, retired schoolteacher Mary McGill has a finger in every pie and a place on every committee. Usually, everything Mary organizes runs smoothly. But this year, the town's annual Christmas pageant hits a snag with the discovery of a blood-stained corpse lying in the manger—and a cowering black-and-white cocker spaniel puppy right beside the body. Two local children report seeing a shadowy figure fleeing the scene, but there are no clues as to the murderer's identity. If Mary can figure out what the purebred pup was doing there, she'll be one step closer to finding the killer. But as someone who knows nothing about puppies, purebred or otherwise, Mary needs to scratch beneath the surface before more than the Christmas pageant goes to the dogs . . . "Dog-loving cozy fans will welcome Delaney's series launch, an extension of her Ellie McKenzie series . . . Christmas cheer, puppies, and cute, resourceful children add to the fun." —Publishers Weekly

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