Dog Gone Shame - Creative Woman, Bk 5 Author:Susan Sleeman It has become all too common for Shannon McClain to find herself embroiled in a murder mystery in the small town of Apple Grove, Oregon. But now, on the eve of Apple Grove's inaugural dog show and pet fair, Shannon is dragged into the dog-eat-dog world of canine competition -- and the competition has turned both personal and deadly. — Kate El... more »lis, a member of the Purls of Hope knitting group and the owner of Ultimutt Grooming, discovers the body of the victim and is immediately thrown into the middle of the mystery as the main murder suspect. Shannon believes Kate when she says she is innocent, but all of the evidence points directly to Kate. And Jack Grayson, Apple Grove's police chief, seems to be poised to make an arrest.
But what if Shannon is wrong? What if Kate's strained relationship with the murder victim -- one of her most important clients -- has pushed her to the breaking point? What if the diminutive Kate is a cold-blooded killer?
As if the murder investigation and her attempt to clear Kate's name isn't enough, Shannon also has to deal with another emotional roller coaster. Michael Stone, the handsome security expert who has been at Shannon's side since her arrival from Scotland, has finally worked up the courage to ask her on a date.
Shannon's rocky relationship with Chief Grayson and her almost-romance with Michael take her the the brink of danger and disaster as she pursues a murderous dognapper. Can she sniff out the real culprit before she becomes the next target?« less