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Canine Christmas: A Novel

Authors: Adams, Deborah & Cleary, Melissa & Graham, Mark & Guiver, Patricia
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC030000, FIC022000, FIC003000
ISBN: 9780307482679, Related ISBNs: 0307482677, 0345436571, 0345483316, 9780307482679, 9780345436573
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Waggish tales of dogs, Christmas, and murder—by sixteen of today's best-loved crime novelists!

A temperamental Yorkie provokes Yuletide mayhem at an English country house . . . A puppy forgotten in Santa's bag helps quell a coup at the North Pole . . . During a snow-white Christmas, a Portuguese water dog noses out murder at a Vermont inn . . . and many more, including:

“Clicker Training” by Parnell Hall
“The Emerald Collar” by Leslie O’Kane
“Yellow Snow” by Jeffrey Marks
“O Little Hound of Bethlehem” by Taylor McCafferty
“Toy Pincher” by H. Robert Perry
“The Fencing Crib” by Mark Graham
“Red Shirt and Black Jacket” by Virginia Lanier
“The Village Vampire and the Yuletide Yorkie” by Dean James
“Psycho Santa’s Got a Brand-New Bag” by Deborah Adams
“Midnight Clear” by Jane Haddam
“Fowl Play” by Patricia Guiver
“The Reunion” by Lillian M. Roberts
“Good Dog Wenceslas” by Melissa Cleary
“Habits” by Jeremiah Healy
“Eye Witness” by David Leitz

These thrilling tales of canine derring-do give dog lovers the treat of celebrating Christmas with sleuthhounds of many breeds—as they sniff out crime and render holiday justice.
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