The third book in the Pet sitting mysteries and a new author for me. This book is a hard one to rate, I finally settled on 4 stars. She Patrick and her boyfriend Chief of police Lewes, Delaware as I did know anything about the many characters both, human and dogs. I feel this series is one that will better if read in order. It could use a good editor as the writing jump around and I often had to back and re-read portions. The story started off with a bang and was unusual, I have not seemed a start similar to this one. Sue Patrick and her boyfriend Chief Police, John Turner is hiking along the beach at Lewes, Delaware and stumbled upon a dead man lying halfway in the water. John heads for a phone to call for help and leaves Sue to protect the crime scene. While he is gone, Sue is attacked and she watches as the prep shoots another man and a couple of dogs run off the villain. Sue works alongside John to solve the mystery. Thumbprints, music scores cards, electric blue car, hacking computers, and convicts will be involved before Chief Turner has the killer in custody. I recommend this book. Disclosure: Thanks to Lyrical Underground for a copy through NetGalley. The opinions expressed are my own.