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Creature Cozies

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A story collection starring man's best friends--and mystery's best authors.

Featuring a lovable cast of crimesolving canines and sly, sleuthing cats, these eleven mysteries--penned by some of today's most beloved authors, with a little inspiration from their four-legged friends--take the age-old friendship between pets and their providers and stands it on its fuzzy ear.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 7th 2006 by Berkley (first published 2005)
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Katey
Dec 10, 2014 Katey rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Junior Partner in Crime-This story was about a cat who became a stray. One day, while he was out looking for food, he came across a house, where an elderly woman was being abused. The cat got the mail carrier's attention, and one day the people abusing the elderly woman got caught. The cat ended up in a shelter, where he was eventually adopted and became a double for a movie.

Highest, Best Use-An elderly woman owns two golden retrievers. She likes to take them out for exercise on the beach behind
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Kay
Sep 16, 2016 Kay rated it it was amazing
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I really enjoyed this book. Nice mix of authors, some of my favorites - Carole Nelson Douglas and J. A. Jance, and some that I now have to start reading - Dick Lochte and Jan Burke.

This book includes 11 short stories by various authors. The initial premise of the story is that each author had to use the name and species (dog or cat) of one of their own pets, and you can tell by each story that this was a task truly enjoyed by each writer. The book includes about an equal number of dog vs. cat, a
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Nora Peevy
Jul 18, 2011 Nora Peevy rated it it was amazing
This collection of short stories not entertained, but inspired me to write my own pet tales. I couldn't put this one down. In fact, I was up late last night finishing the last four stories in the collection. The author and pet photos on the back cover were a nice addition as well. Can't miss this one, if you are a mystery lover!

Check back soon for a link to my full book review on my blog.
Lynne
Sep 18, 2011 Lynne rated it really liked it
Fun to read mysteries that involve animals and are written by some of your favorite authors. I love to read books about or with animals and I always love a good mystery.
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Although I really enjoy the writers that contributed to this book I am just not a fan of short stories.
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Some very nice stories. The collection as a whole is a bit uneven, but that's par for the course.
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