By Waverly Curtis
"A good deal of fun!" --Seattle Times
"I have the physique of a Chihuahua, however the brain of a grasp sleuth."
Aspiring P.I. Geri Sullivan's new case has received her conversing Chihuahua, Pepe, sizzling less than the collar. filthy rich widow Lucille wood worker left her whole fortune to her liked canine, and somebody is attempting to poison them. someone who may harm a perro is below a cucaracha in Pepe's e-book. but if Geri and Pepe examine, they detect that it is not simply the coddled dogs who're at risk. Now there are human objectives too.
At the lavish chippie manor, Pepe digs for clues one of the pampered pooches, sour relations, suspicious employees, and larcenous attorneys. yet there is just one diminutive detective clever sufficient to save lots of the day--and the canines. . .
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"This sequence is hilarious! The antics of Geri and her speaking puppy make the reader chuckle out loud." --RT publication Reviews
"Move over, Scooby-Doo, there is a new puppy in town!" --Jennie Bentley
"Pepe is one cool P.I."--Leslie Meier
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The traditional brick constructions have been just like these in Seattle’s Pioneer sq.. “Yes,” I stated, pondering that it used to be like Pioneer sq. in one other respect—crawling with travelers on a sunny summer season day. the entire previous structures, so much 3 or 4 tales tall, had eating places and outlets catering to the vacationer exchange at the floor flooring. It was once tough to think that most of those previous, red-brick structures had initially been saloons and cathouses long ago whilst. “Gato homes! ” stated Pepe in horror. “Which ones? steer clear of them! ” “Not that sort of gato,” I informed him, having forgotten approximately my fearless dog’s merely different fear—that of cats. “Not genuine cats, Pepe,” I stated. “Cathouse is simply slang for a whorehouse. ” “Oh, that's not so scary,” stated Pepe. “I spent many chuffed hours in a whorehouse in Tijuana. these girls have hearts of gold. ” “Really? ” I acknowledged. Pepe is usually filled with colourful tales, so much of which I don’t think. “Yes, whilst I labored for the DEA, the brokers would go away me there among assignments, and the ladies may costume me up and feed me treats. ” approximately midway into city, i noticed the tackle I’d been searching for. It used to be a slender, two-story development at the water aspect of the road. We came across parking part a block away and walked again, Pepe trotting via my aspect, and either one of us having fun with the salty breeze that tempered the warmth of the solar. The double doorways have been open and led right into a small lobby with a white tile ground, darkish oak trim, a twelve-foot ceiling, and an identical uncovered, red-brick partitions within the inside as at the building’s external. a major ceiling fan whirred overhead, supplying a bit air flow. A brass plaque by way of the large stairwell best upstairs learn, BOSWELL & BICKERSTAFF, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW—2ND ground. “I imagine i'll like this attorney,” acknowledged Pepe as we climbed the steps. “Why’s that? ” “Because he cares sufficient for perros to symbolize them. ” on the most sensible of the steps used to be an oak door with an old style, smoked-glass window in it. BOSWELL & BICKERSTAFF was once stenciled in gold at the glass. I knocked at the door, yet not anyone responded, so I became the knob and walked in. We have been in a small ready room, with chairs and a desk. A neat fan of magazines was once splayed at the desk: Smithsonian, condominium and backyard, and sundown. there have been doorways prime off the room. One bore the identify BARRETT BOSWELL, the opposite BERNARD BICKERSTAFF. Boswell’s door used to be a bit ajar. “Hello,” I referred to as, pushing it many of the manner open and giving it one other knock. nonetheless no solution. I opened all of it the way in which and took a step inside of. It was once a sumptuous place of work, with a great Persian carpet at the ground and a gorgeous view of the water. i'll see the ferry, like a floating white marriage ceremony cake, heading again out around the darkish blue waters of Puget Sound. yet there has been no signal of Mr. Boswell. “Geri! ” acknowledged Pepe. He had trotted round the table. “Geri! there's something you want to know—” “What? ” I requested, coming round the table. after which, “Oh my God! ” a guy lay sprawled at the carpet among the table and the again wall.