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Spencer Quinn lives on Cape Cod with his dog Audrey, and is hard at work on the next Chet and Bernie adventure.

Spencer Quinn is a pseudonym of author Peter Abrahams.

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* A Chet and Bernie Mystery


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Dog on It (A Chet and Berni...

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Thereby Hangs a Tail (A Che...

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To Fetch a Thief (A Chet an...

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The Dog Who Knew Too Much (...

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A Fistful of Collars (A Che...

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The Sound and the Furry (A ...

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Paw and Order (A Chet and B...

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Woof (Bowser and Birdie #1)

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November 2009, Spencer Quinn
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? SQ: I wake up happy every day, but why? SS: What is your motto or maxim? SQ: Still time to figure that out. I'll have it posted on my tombstone. What Readers want to know... SS: How wo..." ...More

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The English and their History by Robert Tombs
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The English and their History by Robert Tombs
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I read this as a sort of antidote to the recent Hitler bio - which was excellent, by the way, but somewhat depressing. There's something uplifting about this book, and the English people, too. They're Hitler-proof, in a way. This book is well written ...more
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Hitler by Volker Ullrich
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This is a review of the hardcover, not the audio. This is the third of the 4 major Hitler bios that I've read. In some strange way, the appalling story never gets old. Ullrich is a very good writer with an instinct for the telling details and where t ...more
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Stalingrad by Antony Beevor
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A terrific book. Also grim, horrifying, depressing, hopeless. Human conflict raised to the most insane possible levels, long past the point where anything human - excepting a capacity for endurance on the part of the besieged that seems incredible - ...more
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Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
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Love this collection! Especially "Big Driver." It works on many levels and is very hard to forget, even though you might want to.
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Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
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Harlan Coben is an artist and a total pro - the best combo. He makes hard things look easy. Very interesting take on PTSD and the female vet. (I took a somewhat different approach in The Right Side, coming in June. But forget that!) The point is Fool ...more
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“Chet! What are you eating?”

Nothing. It was true. The eating part was over.”
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“I’d been the best leaper in K-9 class, which had led to all the trouble in a way I couldn’t remember exactly, although blood was involved.”
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“Often, maybe even usually, Bernie ended up being the smartest human in the room. Tonight was different.”
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Spencer Quinn Cara Kelly wrote: "I just finished A Fistful of Collars, and I wanted you to know how much I truly enjoy your series. Each book is filled with action, adventure, humor, mystery, emotion...and more! Thanks for providi..."

Thanks, Cara!


Cara Kelly Merrill I just finished A Fistful of Collars, and I wanted you to know how much I truly enjoy your series. Each book is filled with action, adventure, humor, mystery, emotion...and more! Thanks for providing us readers with excellent literature!!!!


Dorothy Thanks for friending me. Love the Chet and Bernie Series. My dogs are friends of Chet (and Audrey) on your website. Names are Max and Morgan. Looking forward to arrival of The Dog Who Knew Too Much.


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