Paws For Murder - Pet Boutique, Bk 1 Author:Annie Knox Izzy McHale wants her new Trendy Tails Pet Boutique in Merryville, Minnesota, to be the height of canine couture and feline fashions. But at the store’s opening, it turns out it’s a human who’s dressed to kill … — Izzy’s own beloved pets are dressed to the nines for the grand opening of Trendy Tails. Feisty feline J... more »inx is large and in charge, and happy mutt Packer is lapping up the attention. Izzy and her best friend Rena have their hands full meeting Merryville’s menagerie and serving tasty pupcakes and kitty canapes from their “barkery.” The last thing they need is the town’s local activist, Sherry Harper, scaring off customers and getting tongues wagging by picketing the event.
The two manage to stop Sherry’s protest in its tracks, but the trouble for Trendy Tails is just beginning. Sherry is found murdered in back of the shop, and Rena is immediately named as the lead suspect. Now Izzy and her furry friends have a new pet project -- collaring a killer.« less
Fun story with a good premise and good possibilities for the future. The animals are fun and the mystery was good. Hope the stories to follow will continue to grow and more on the pet boutique and barkery. I didn't figure out the murderer, but at least followed the track of the characters thoughts right along with them. I did figure out a couple of the twists and turns so that was fun. Looking forward to the next, plenty of kooky characters to have fun with.