Bloodlines - Dog Lover's, Bk 5 Author:Susan Conant Normally Holly winter wouldn't be caught dead in a place like Puppy Luv -- a mall pet shop that's no doubt an outlet for the puppy mill industry and a hotbed of forged papers, broken promises and mistreated animals. But a hot tip on a malamute pup suddenly has Holly charging to the rescue and panting to put the owner out of bu... more »siness. Trouble is, she's not the only one who has a bone to pick with Diane Sweet. in a matter of hours the puupy love proprietess is gruesomely murdered.
When Holly links the killing with the disappearance of another malamute -- an adorable live wire named Missy -- she digs up startling evidence that soon leads her into the fiercely competitive and deadly underworld of dog breeding. A place where her biggest fears are realized. And where her animal instincts are all that can save her.« less
My husband felt it was more of a lecture than a story. I enjoyed it though, it is definitely trying to make people more aware of the illegal activities of numerous puppy mills nationwide. I was glad there was a lot of explanation of technical terms in the breeding and showing industries.
Although the topic of this book is hard to read (puppy mills and pet shops), I still found the writing to be enjoyable. The main character is entertaining and the fact that she is so 'dog driven' makes me look a bit more sane! I find Susan Conant's books to be informative, entertaining, and well written.