Title: Paw Enforcement
Author: Diane Kelly
First published June 3, 2014
320 pages, Kindle Edition
Meet Megan Luz, a police officer who is lucky to still have a job after a certain incident with a taser. But now, she’s been given a second chance with a new partner.
The catch? Her partner is a big furry K-9 named Brigit who can’t carry a gun or drive a cruiser.
Nevertheless, Brigit proves to be a valuable asset to the Fort Worth police department as she and Megan start writing up enough tickets to wallpaper the whole station. However, when a bomb goes off at the mall’s food court, Megan and Brigit must use their skills to sniff out the culprit.
With the help of a charming bomb-squad expert and his own K-9 partner named Blast, Megan is in a race against time to catch the killer. Will justice be served or will Megan end up in the doghouse?
Find out in Paw Enforcement, a thrilling novel that will have you on the edge of your seat.
About the Author
Diane Kelly is an accomplished author who crafts tales of love and mystery. Her novels showcase strong female protagonists, unique companions, and alluring male leads.
The humor in her writing is sure to elicit hearty laughs from readers.
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Bateman is a talented writer who exquisitely captures the essence of the genre, making her latest work a must-read for fans of the romance genre. Overall, This Earl of Mine is a compelling and heartwarming novel that will keep readers enthralled until the very end.
With its strong and dynamic characters, rich historical setting, and timeless messages of love and acceptance, it is a novel that is sure to capture the hearts of readers everywhere. The Washington Post highly recommends this novel, giving it a rating of four out of five stars.