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Twenty-seventh in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Available in hardcover and ebook on June 2021

With a new litter of Standard Poodles on the way, it’s shaping up to be a vibrant July in Greenwich, Connecticut, for Melanie Travis. Too bad there’s a killer in town who would love to drain the life out of her summer...

Game of Dog Bones

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Twenty-fifth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Available in hardcover and ebook on June 30, 2020

Standard Poodle owner Melanie Travis is an excellent judge of dogs—and people. But what happens when an unnamed killer emerges at one of the fiercest all-breed competitions ever?...

Howloween Murder

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Twenty-sixth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

As the town of Greenwich, Connecticut, counts down to a spooky celebration on October 31st, a horrifying murder leaves Melanie Travis pawing for clues in a hair-raising game of trick-or-treat...

Bite Club

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Twenty-third in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Available in hardcover and ebook on June 25, 2019

Melanie Travis’s new book club caters to readers craving fiction—with bite! But when a real-life murder case bares its fangs, she’ll need to swap dog-eared novels for a lengthy suspect list...

Twenty-sixth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

With a new litter of Standard Poodles on the way, it’s shaping up to be a vibrant July in Greenwich, Connecticut, for Melanie Travis. Too bad there’s a killer in town who would love to drain the life out of her summer…

Twenty-fifth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Standard Poodle owner Melanie Travis is an excellent judge of dogs—and people. But what happens when an unnamed killer emerges at one of the fiercest all-breed competitions ever?

Twenty-sixth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

As the town of Greenwich, Connecticut, counts down to a spooky celebration on October 31st, a horrifying murder leaves Melanie Travis pawing for clues in a hair-raising game of trick-or-treat…

Twenty-fourth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Connecticut, but Melanie Travis finds surviving this December may take a real Christmas miracle when a yuletide murderer comes to town…

Twenty-third in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Melanie Travis’s new book club caters to readers craving fiction—with bite! But when a real-life murder case bares its fangs, she’ll need to swap dog-eared novels for a lengthy suspect list…

Twenty-second in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

As owner of prize-winning Poodles, Melanie Travis knows how to handle fierce competition. But when a conformation show turns deadly, it’ll take every trick in the book to outsmart a murderer who refuses to lose…

Twenty-first in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Available in hardcover and ebookComing in Paperback 9/25/18

“Melanie Travis needs a little peace from her busy life this Christmas. But the usual holiday hubbub is a joy compared to the killer surprise she finds tucked underneath the tree… With a demanding teaching job at Connecticut’s elite Howard Academy and five Poodles scampering around the house and the storage units from self-storage companies, Melanie barely has the energy for the upcoming Christmas… Read more »

Twentieth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Available in Paperback coming May 29, 2018

Frolicking with dogs is Melanie Travis’s idea of heaven. So when she’s invited to be a “puppy wrangler” at a benefit for a local dog rescue the last thing she expects is to be chasing after a tricky killer…

As a busy mom and Standard Poodle owner, Melanie has little time to spare. Still, she doesn’t mind helping out at Puppy Fest, an annual fundraiser to benefit the… Read more »

Seventh in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

Summer means two things to Melanie Travis: a break from her teaching duties at Connecticut’s elite Howard Academy and a chance to plane the perfect wedding to her fiancé, Sam. She certainly doesn’t need the unwelcome arrival of a dinner invitation “peace offering” from Sam’s ex-wife, Sheila Vaughn.

Nineteenth in the Melanie Travis Mystery Series

When her Aunt Peg lands a gig as judge at a Kentucky dog show, Melanie Travis welcomes the opportunity for a road trip. Too bad a killer has planned a deadly detour…