To Die Fur (A Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Mystery)
Deirdre "Foxtrot" Lancaster is back. With trusted companions Whiskey and Tango, she's on the prowl for a brand-new predator...
Deirdre has her hands full, as usual. Working as a Jill-of-all-trades for a zany billionaire like Zelda Zoransky means the daily grind is closer to a juggling act, and this week is no exception-especially when her side job is directing spiritual traffic in Zelda's pet cemetery. With ZZ hosting a party for some of the world's wealthiest animal collectors and a rare albino liger named Augustus in residence at the private zoo, Foxtrot is ready for trouble to take a big bite out of her schedule...
TO DIE FUR
She doesn't have to wait long. The half-ton big cat is dead, and there's a houseful of colorful suspects, each one wackier than the next. But if they were all bidding to buy him, who would want Augustus dead? With the help of Tango's feline telepathy and Whiskey the canine shapeshifter, Foxtrot learns that there's much more to Augustus than meets the eye. Now they just have to sniff out a killer before any more fur flies...
"A delightful, funny [series] filled with eccentric and colorful characters, be they humans, animals or spirits. Dixie Lyle will entertain the reader page after page!"-Leann Sweeney, New York Times bestselling author of the Cats in Trouble mysteries
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were four black-and-white paws sticking out from underneath him.] Quiet, you. Augustus wasn’t the only one who liked to sleep in; ZZ wasn’t much of an early riser, and Oscar rarely rose before the crack of noon. I had no idea of Luis Navarro’s habits, but I had a hard time thinking of him as lazy. It was much easier, in fact, to picture him wide-awake and fully dressed, sitting on the edge of his bed and cleaning a very large handgun with a smile on his face … I told everyone I’d be on-site
who was your early-bird tippling partner?” “Jaro Karst. He joined me at poolside for a little sun and we discussed the necessity of regular doses of quinine to stave off malaria.” “Quinine?” “Commonly found in tonic water. We both agreed it was best administered in a medium of gin.” “Wise. So, did you and your fellow anti-malaria crusader talk about anything interesting?” “Tut-tut, my dear Foxtrot. If I’m going to be your agent in the field, you must let me deliver a proper debriefing. One
No keys, which meant I couldn’t just steal them. I tried shifting it into neutral, but we weren’t on enough of an incline for it to roll on its own. I was doing my best to figure out how to pop the hood when I heard a rap on the driver’s-side window. I snapped my head to the side. Navarro stood there, pointing a gun at me. He motioned for me to move into the passenger seat. I had no choice but to comply. After I did so, he opened the door and got in beside me. Through the curtain of falling
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