Thursday, May 19, 2016

Good Mystery: Cat Sitter Among the Pigeons

I (Rob) recently finished reading the sixth novel in the Dixie Hemingway mystery series called Cat Sitter Among
the Pigeons by Blaize Clement.
  Of all 6 I think I liked this one least, but did enjoy the story. I thought it a bit far-fetched that Dixie joins a group of guys to rescue a baby, but it worked out. I love happy endings. The characters were enjoyable as they are in all the series novels. Dixie is a firecracker, and I love the supporting characters of her brother and his partner, and Dixie's love interest, Guidry the detective. 
  I give it 4 out of 5 stars- it's well worth the read.


SUMMARY: Former Florida police officer turned pet-sitting sleuth is once again on the prowl. Dixie Hemingway―no relation to you-know-who―is helping an elderly gentleman, Mr. Stern, take care of his orange shorthair cat, Cheddar. But it's Stern's infant granddaughter, Opal, who really wins Dixie's heart. Problem is that Opal's mother, Ruby, has some dangerous connections to certain local big-money honchos. Ruby has enough insider information to send them to prison for life…and they are willing to do anything, even threaten Opal's life, to shut her up and preserve their ill-gotten gains. Now it's up to Dixie to protect Opal from harm―at all costs. And she must do it without letting law-enforcement people know―not even Detective Guidry, with whom she happens to be romantically involved. Does Dixie have her claws sunk in too deep to make it out of this one? Or are her nine lives finally up?

Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

Great Books by our friends

Great Books by our friends
Check out these great books (yeah, Rob's are in there, too)

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next

Podcast of Rob's 50 min. interview on Paranormal Filler Radio 7/13/14