1. Game of Dog Bones-Laurien Berenson
Melanie Travis solves a murder with her canine friends. This time at the Westminster Dog Show while Aunt Peg judges at Madison Square Garden. This was a fun one.
2. Snowball’s Christmas-Kristen McKanagah
Tiny kitten Snowball plays her part in trying to bring Lukas and Emily together for a future at Weber Haus, a Victorian family bed and breakfast.
3. The Twelve Dogs of Christmas-Lizzie Shane
Ally Gilmore moves home to Pine Hollow to help her grandparents run the dog shelter. As she struggles to find homes for the dogs, things go awry.
4. The Finders-Jeffrey B. Burton
Mason Reid has 4 cadaver dogs that specialize in finding human remains. The youngest, Vira, turns out to have extra special abilities.
5. A Dog’s Perfect Christmas-W. Bruce Cameron
The Goss Family works their way through an emergency and trying times, accompanied by their puppy and senior wolfhound. A happy ending.
6. 500 Miles From You-Jenny Colgan
Lissa is a nurse in London and Cormac is a nurse in the Scottish countryside. Lissa needs quiet to recover from witnessing a crime and Cormac wants a training opportunity. They switch places and come to rely on each other for advice.
7. Pumpkin Spice Peril-Jenn McKinlay
From the cupcake shop murder mystery series. Melanie helps solve a crime to discover who killed her artist friend.
8. The Secret Ingredient-KD Fisher
I got a bit of a surprise with this book. It is a book about two chefs and their restaurants and lives. The surprise came when it was apparent that the main characters are homosexual. Not necessarily a bad thing but I did not pick that up from reading the back cover. I read the book because it was a good story and I wanted some insight into friends and others who live this lifestyle.
My favorite of these was The Finders. It was an excellent book. Beyond that, you really can’t go wrong with any of these books. I enjoyed them all. The Twelve Dogs of Christmas is an enjoyable holiday read.