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#BITE CLUB by Laurien Berenson

PEACE Some years ago when I was searching through my library stacks for something to read, I found this series featuring Melanie Travis and standard poodles. I like it so much I read it often. I even purchase the one … Continue reading

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WAGGING THROUGH THE SNOW By Laurien Berenson

It is always a pleasure to read once of Laurien Berenson’s dog stories. The cover is a delight. Frank and Bob have brought a Christmas tree farm that has lain idle for a while. It will need a lot of … Continue reading

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MURDER AT THE PUPPY FEST By Laurien Berenson

I have long been a fan of Melanie Travis mysteries and recommend them highly. They follow Melanie’s life as a single mother who has one son Davey. She is now happily married with two sons and 5 dogs. The information … Continue reading

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THE GHOSTS OF SOUTH BATTERY By Karen White

The latest book in the Tradd Street Houses series to be released. This book can be read as a standalone but earlier books will help understand the characters. Melanie and the other characters have grown with the book. Melanie’s insecurities … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE ON TRADD STREET By Karen White

The first in series concerning rundown mansions in Charleston historical area. I have always enjoyed Karen White’s books. I found a skillfully written paranormal tale. The characters and the descriptions of houses, area and the ghosts are first class. The … Continue reading

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FROM NEWSPRINT TO FOOTPRINTS By Elaine Orr

The first book in a new cozy mystery. It is a relaxing read, characters developed. It set in rural Iowa along. a river bank. The town is slowly changing from farms to a small town. Melanie Perkins was writing for … Continue reading

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IF WALLS COULD TALK By Juliet Blackwell

I read this book first in 2014. It was my first paranormal and I didn’t understand the story. I read it again just recently for a group read. while I enjoyed it, this time, I still felt the descriptions of … Continue reading

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LIVE AND LET GROWL By Laurien Berenson

It is Spring Vacation time and Melanie goes with Aunt Peg to a cluster of dog shows in Kentucky. Aunt Peg has judging assignments in 3 of the shows. Bertie takes her string to the shows. While there Aunt Peg … Continue reading

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THE BARK BEFORE CHRISTMAS By Laurien Beregon

A heart warming Christmas story. This series has long been one of my favorites. Spending time with Melanie, friends and poodles is a fun and relaxing time. Melanie is in charge of the Christmas bazaar that has a Santa and … Continue reading

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DEATH OF A DOG WHISPERER By Laurien Berenson

A wonderful cozy mystery with emphasis on the family with dogs as a secondary interest. Ms Berenson brought these plots together skillfully. Melanie, Sam, Bob and Aunt Peg all developed additional traits. Kevin is acquiring a personality. The poodles characters … Continue reading

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