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Amy Shojai has been reinventing herself for years. She writes THRILLERS WITH BITE! in her debut thriller LOST AND FOUND that features a service dog, hero cat and assorted mayhem. The sequel HIDE AND SEEK continues the story with terror from the past revisiting the heroine. The next book in the series, SHOW AND TELL brings the story full circle. The 4th title FIGHT OR FLIGHT is her latest book in the series and introduces some new characters and challenges.

Amy's a certified animal behavior consultant, and the award-winning author of 30 best selling pet books that cover furry babies to old-fogies, first aid to natural healing, and behavior/training to Chicken Soup-icity. She created the puppies.about.com site and was the cat behavior expert

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Amy Shojai Hmnnn, I don't know that my life is mysterious. Perhaps the way that I communicate with animals? Actually, that's part of most every plot that I…moreHmnnn, I don't know that my life is mysterious. Perhaps the way that I communicate with animals? Actually, that's part of most every plot that I write!(less)
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Description: Excerpt from the "dog viewpoint" thriller, first in a series. An autism cure will kill millions unless a service dog and his trainer find a missing child . . . in 24 hours. Animal behaviorist September Day has lost everything—husband murdered, career in ruins, confidence shot—and flees to Texas with her cat Macy to recover. She’s forced out of hibernation when her nephew Steven and his autism service dog Shadow disappear in a freak blizzard. When her sister trusts a maverick researcher’s promise to help Steven, September has 24 hours to rescue them from a devastating medical experiment impacting millions of children, a deadly secret others will kill to protect. As September races the clock, the body count swells. Shadow does his good-dog duty but can’t protect his boy. Finally September and Shadow forge a stormy partnership to rescue the missing and stop the nightmare cure. But can they also find the lost parts of themselves?
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“September Day sloshed another half cup of coffee into the giant #1-Bitch mug, and glared out the frosty breakfast nook windows. North Texas didn’t get snow. That’s why she’d moved back home—well, one of several reasons. She shivered, relishing the warmth of the beverage, and toasted the storm with a curse. “Damn false advertising.” Her cat Macy meowed agreement. The blizzard drove icy wind through cracks in the antique windows and made the just-in-case candles on the dark countertop sputter. She pulled the fuzzy bathrobe closer around her neck. Normally the kitchen’s stained glass spilled peacock-bright color into the kitchen.”
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“the antique windows and made the just-in-case candles on the dark countertop sputter. She pulled the fuzzy bathrobe closer around her neck. Normally the kitchen’s stained glass spilled peacock-bright color into the kitchen.”
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“we consider cats to be middle aged at seven to eleven years old, and geriatric thereafter.”
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message 6: by Stan

Stan Law A belated thanks for choosing me to be among your friends. It may interest you that my book Marvin Clark—In Search of Freedom in now a matching FREE download on Amazon Kindle. Enjoy it while you can. (A little review on Amazon wouldn't hurt either!)
Stan
http://www.amazon.com/Marvin-Clark--S...


Lisette Brodey Hi, Amy!

So nice to connect with you here as well!

all best wishes,

Lisette


message 4: by Dawn

Dawn In my opinion, pets can never have too much pampering. I just wish they ALL had that. Each and every one of them. Little angels that they are! I am looking forward to reading LOST AND FOUND!


message 3: by Kris

Kris Neri Thanks for friending this mystery & paranormal author, Amy. Great pet pics!

Kris

Kris Neri
Magical Alienation: A Samantha Brennan and Annabelle Haggerty Magical Mystery


message 2: by Amy

Amy Shojai Beth wrote: "Hi Amy,
Thanks for befriending me here on Goodreads! I hope you'll add my books to your to-read list. :)"


I've neglected Goodreads...need to take a tour, I think. I'll take a look at your mysteries, sure. Hope you'll take a peek at my pet books, too *s* Thriller to come in 2012.


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Amy,
Thanks for befriending me here on Goodreads! I hope you'll add my books to your to-read list. :)


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