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4.29  ·  Rating Details ·  48 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
When former Coast Guardsman Chris George and his drug-sniffing dog Mike stumble upon a package of heroin, they draw the attention of some sinister characters.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Puffin (first published 1980)
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Excellent! Not quite as well-written for smoothness as Death Walk, but a excellent and thrilling book!
I really like Walt Morey; I believe I'd class him with Jim Kjelgaard, (highest praise).
Twenty-year old Chris is standing at the docks, watching a ship come in that is reported to have smuggled drugs on board. His and Mike's mission, (drug sniffing dog, and best friend), is to uncover it. This is their first job, the first time for the Coast Gaurd to even use this program, and when Mike and C
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I first read this book when I was about ten, and it was the first time I had one of those classic "I'll just read one or two chapters before bed" experiences. I had not liked the other book I had read by the author, and was somewhat dubious about this one, but as soon as I started reading, I was sucked in. I stayed up and read by lamplight when I was supposed to be sleeping, unable to put down the book until I was finished. This was one of the first truly suspenseful books I had ever read, and t ...more
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When Chris George and his dope sniffing dog Mike botch a case, they get kicked out the the Cost Guard. Lieutenant Ballard is convinced Chris is involved with the mob and messed up on purpose. When Chris takes a new job as night watchman at a warehouse, he isn’t expecting trouble. Not until Mike finds a package of heroin. Chris doesn’t think he’ll be believed if he brings the heroin to the Cost Guard. What will he do when his life is threatened?

This book has been a favorite of mine for a long tim
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I think this a good book
chris george and his dog mike were supposed to be the stars of the coast guard's new drug-dust program. But an impulsive mistake
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