Los Angeles animal shelter manager Lauren Vancouver has a soft spot for animals in needaand a keen eye for crime. . . Thanks to a savvy ad campaign featuring teacup pups sporting HotPets Blingaa new line of faux jewelry dog collarsasmall dog adoptions have skyrocketed across the city. So when Lauren discovers a shelter in the Midwest with more toy dogs than it can handle, she arranges a private plane to swoop in and fly the pups back to LA. But Lauren didnat count on rescue worker Teresa Kantrim coming along for the ride. Teresa has cared for the dogs since they were found and doesnat trust anyone from La-La Land to take over the job. Her biting comments clearly havenat earned Teresa any new friends, but when she turns up murdered, itas time for Lauren to dig into Teresaas past and find out who wanted her put down.From later that morning through the afternoon, my time at HotRescues was delightful. ... a dense, attractive coat, was adopted bya college student whosaid sheneeded company at home while shedid her homework. ... And then twomore teacup dogs, both Yorkies: Aquamarine, whohada long brindle coat, andTopaz, whosefur ... aI need togo get Zoey and take her forawalk. ... I picked upthe paperwork Ia#39;dbeen collecting forall theadoptions and started walking toward myoffice and Zoey.
|Author||:||Linda O. Johnston|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2014-01-07|