But without her trusty canine companion, an indispensable service dog named Blanche, she wouldn't be nearly as well-off. A service dog that can perform the difficult tasks that epilepsy requires--sensing when a seizure is about to occur and fetching life-saving medication--is extremely rare, so when a veterinarian's office promises that they can clone Blanche, Sophie jumps at the opportunity.
The Wrong Dog: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 5 #ad - From former detective turned noted author and dog trainer, Carol Lea Benjamin, comes the fifth book in the critically-lauded Rachel Alexander mystery series, for the first time in mass market. Sophie gordon didn't let her epilepsy get in the way of her life as a teacher of deaf children. Rachel alexander and Dash, her pit bull partner.
And two days after meeting with rachel, but it didn't take Dash's sensitive nose to tell that something doesn't smell right, apparently of a seizure, Sophie is found dead, and that the missing vets definitely need further examination.
Lady Vanishes: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 4HarperCollins e-books #ad - Rachel and dash are the perfect duo to tackle this mystery: she can find the answers and Dash can bring a sense of calm and order to the residents. But when not called upon to solve crimes he has another very important job: that of a therapy dog, working with people who are developmentally challenged. But now lady has vanished.
. And the owner of the home has been killed in a bizarre and mysterious hit-and-run accident. As the pieces start coming together, Rachel and Dash not only expose an ugly plot, but also help some innocent victims find justice in a world that too often ignores them. Lady, a mop-coated puli, was the therapy dog at Harbor View, a Greenwich Village home for "throw away" people.
Lady Vanishes: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 4 #ad - From former detective turned noted author and dog trainer, comes the fourth book in the critically-lauded Rachel Alexander mystery series, Rachel Alexander's pit bull terrier, with a sharp new package--and for the first time in mass market! Dash, Carol Lea Benjamin, has come to be known as half a sleuthing team.
Fall Guy: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 7HarperCollins e-books #ad - Private investigator, they'd only met when she was doing pet therapy with her pit bull, Rachel Alexander, is stunned to learn she's been named the executor to his will––after all, Dashiell. Former detective turned noted author and dog trainer, Carol Lea Benjamin, returns with her celebrated dark and edgy suspense series featuring smart and compelling private investigator Rachel Alexander – a new addition to the Morrow/Avon list.
Was this death really a suicide? and why would the deceased have chosen a near stranger to perform such an intimate task––especially when he's survived by a brother and sister? As Rachel sets about her work, she soon discovers a mystery from the deceased's childhood that may have led to this terrible tragedy.
Fall Guy: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 7 #ad - . But then there was the one time he took Dash for a walk around the block. A member of rachel's 9/11 survivors group, the officer never spoke at meetings––a really hard case. When dash returned, the fur on his head was soaked with tears.
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As rachel follows a twisting trail with only Dash for protection, she discovers that her foray into “the life” could end with her own untimely death. Rosalinda’s throat was slashed on Halloween right after the Greenwich Village parade. But her future is suddenly on the line when she sets herself up as bait to catch the killer.
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The Hard Way: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 9HarperCollins e-books #ad - Because to solve gardner redstone's murder, Rachel must disguise herself as a homeless woman and live on the streets, searching for the dispossessed man witnesses say made the fatal push. A lifelong new yorker, to a difficult divorce, private Investigator Rachel Alexander has lived through some rough times—from 9/11, to cases that have taken her to the depths of the city's dark underbelly.
In one of the coldest winters new york city has seen in years, Rachel is helped by a homeless Iraq War veteran, a man whose sad circumstances leave Rachel pondering her own fortunate life. From critically-acclaimed author carol lea benjamin, a mystery with heartbreaking characters, " this is another illuminating look into the heart of New York, a writer the Cleveland Plain-Dealer calls "first rate, and a story you'll never forget.
The Hard Way: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 9 #ad - But when wealthy business owner eleanor redstone approaches Rachel to ask if she can investigate her father's murder—a brutal slaying that occurred when he was pushed onto the subway tracks—Rachel takes the case, plunging herself into parts of the city only its poorest residents have ever known.
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Private investigator rachel alexander and her pit bull Dashiell return in this stylish, dark, emotionally complex seventh mystery from former detective and noted dog trainer Carol Lea Benjamin. But it's the missing woman's daughter who touches her most deeply––a troubled young girl whose mother's disappearance has rendered her mute.
Without a Word: A Rachel Alexander Mystery The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 8 #ad - After all, the chances of finding a woman who disappeared without a trace––and without a word––five years earlier are slim. The child is also suspected of the murder of her doctor, a rich neurologist who was brutally stabbed one night while he was alone in his office. And against a backdrop of betrayal, rachel's involvement in the case uncovers issues more complex, or even kill, than she's ever seen––problems that someone was willing to die, and a city at times as lonely and frightening as a child's worst nightmares, and more heartbreaking, neglect, for.
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How can the greenwich village pi and her pit bull, turn down the hefty fee, Dashiell, plus free room and biscuits at the Ritz? All Rachel has to do is keep the peace among the competitive diva dog trainers who have come with their prize pooches from all corners of the globe. With suspects including a dog psychic and a behaviorist to the stars, Rachel discovers that it’s the humans who need to be housebroken as she and Dash bring a serial killer to heel.
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The Dog Who Knew Too Much The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 2Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - Refusing to believe that lisa would abandon her beloved pet—and with only a suspicious suicide note to go on—Rachel and her canine assistant, hit the streets of downtown New York, Dash, retracing the dead woman’s steps to figure out whether she was yin to a killer’s yang. The dog who knew too muchis the 2nd book in the Rachel Alexander and Dash Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
The path to enlightenment is fraught with danger when greenwich village pi rachel alexander and her pit bull, Dash, investigate the death of a tai chi practitioner Did she jump or was she pushed? Devastated by the loss of their only child, David and Marsha Jacobs hire Rachel to find out why Lisa leaped to her death from the fifth-floor window of her martial arts studio.
The Dog Who Knew Too Much The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 2 #ad - . The tai chi instructor, a sexy lover—and her beautiful, who was studying to be a Zen Buddhist priest, seemed to have it all: beauty, a vocation she adored, brains, sad-eyed Akita, who may have been the only witness to her death and is still grieving the loss of his mistress.
This Dog for Hire The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 1Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - Now rachel is in the sights of a killer hunting her across a treacherous urban landscape. Winner of the shamus award for best first pi novel: in the first book of carol lea benjamin’s acclaimed mystery series, greenwich Village PI Rachel Alexander and her loyal pit bull must find a killer and a missing show dog Divorced dog trainer–turned–private-eye Rachel Alexander and her canine assistant Dash—short for Dashiell—are hired by a man named Dennis Keaton to investigate the hit-and-run death of his friend and neighbor Clifford Cole, whose body was found on an isolated Christopher Street pier.
Plus, magritte, cliff’s champion basenji—a competitor in the upcoming Westminster Dog Show—may have been a witness to the crime and is now missing. There’s no one she can trust—especially not of the two-legged variety. This dog for hire is the 1st book in the Rachel Alexander and Dash Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
This Dog for Hire The Rachel Alexander And Dash Mysteries Series Book 1 #ad - The search for answers takes Rachel and Dash from the SoHo art scene to the most famous dog show in America. The police are treating the gay painter’s suspicious death as a hate crime, but Dennis insists Cliff hadn’t cruised the waterfront in months.
The Rachel Alexander and Dash Mysteries: This Dog for Hire, The Dog Who Knew Too Much, and A Hell of a DogOpen Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - With comparisons to the mysteries of laurien berenson and susan conant, these novels—with “excellent” writing and a “nice touch of humor”—are an involving, atmospheric read for fans of strong female PIs, especially those with furry sidekicks Library Journal. Rachel suspects there’s more involved, as the woman would never have left her beloved Akita behind.
After cracking that case, rachel and dash return in The Dog Who Knew Too Much to investigate a t’ai chi teacher’s fatal leap from a window. In this dog for hire, the debut of new york private detective Rachel Alexander and her pit bull, a basenji, Dash—short for Dashiell—a hit-and-run leaves a local painter dead and his show dog, temporarily missing.
The Rachel Alexander and Dash Mysteries: This Dog for Hire, The Dog Who Knew Too Much, and A Hell of a Dog #ad - A greenwich village pi and her pit bull hunt down killers in these three smart, witty mysteries from a Shamus Award winner. Rounding out the collection is a hell of a dog, in which Rachel, a former dog trainer herself, must find out who’s killing off trainers at a professional gathering at a posh New York City hotel.
Pieces of Eight Dogleg Island Mystery Book 4#ad - On the other side of the bridge, deputy Sheriff Ryan Grady, still reeling from the brutal assassination of his ex-partner, stumbles onto the site of a mass murder. When a family tragedy is traced back to the elusive Ghost Syndicate, Grady, the fight for justice turns fiercely personal for Aggie, and Flash.
And this time it’s a fight they can’t afford to lose. Don’t miss this exciting sequel to flash of Brilliance, nominee for Dog Writers of America’s Best Fiction Book of the Year! From the award- winning author of flash… a deadly explosion at an archaeological dig on Dogleg Island plunges police chief Aggie Malone and her canine partner Flash into a dark mystery from the past.
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And by whom.