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Book 14 in the award-winning Raine Stockton Dog Mystery series.

Raine Stockton knows dogs, not kids. Nonetheless, she is supremely confident in her ability to take care her fiancé’s 10-year-old daughter Melanie for a week while he is out of town. After all, how hard could it be?

But things get complicated when Raine and her golden retriever Cisco rescue a dog who is locked in a hot car in a remote Smoky Mountain park and subsequently discover the owner of that car drowned in the creek only a few dozen yards away. Was it an accident, or was it murder?

Raine is certain that she recognizes the abandoned dog from her puppy training class, six years ago. Mere months later, the dog, along with his three-year-old owner, disappeared from the child’s bedroom during the night and were never seen again. Now, the dog is back, and Raine is convinced his reappearance might hold the key to the truth about the missing child. The problem is that no one believes her.

While Raine tries to unravel the mystery of the abandoned dog’s past - and a six-year-old missing child case - her ex-husband - criminal investigator Buck Lawson - opens an investigation into the death of the man in whose car the dog was found. He, soon, finds himself involved in another cold case - one that leads him from an apparent serial killer in Florida to a murder in his own hometown.

The one thing that ties the two cases together is the dog, whose shadowy history opens the door to questions better left unasked and whose answers may prove to be deadly. 

But when lives are in danger, it is up to Raine and Cisco to track down the truth, even though it means risking someone she loves.

©2020 Donna Ball (P)2020 Blue Merle Publishing

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  • Debbra
  • 06-07-2020

Great Dog Mystery

This book and it’s series is an engaging and fun dog mystery with interesting characters and story lines. Kept my attention throughout the book.

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  • Pat Brown
  • 12-06-2020

can't wait....for the next one

love all of the Raine Stockton books, please keep them coming. Narrator does a great job also

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-08-2020

Very suspenseful

This book was full of lots of twists and turns very intriguing very witty good listen, but definitely tell my friends

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-11-2020

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description of ring was wrong last book it was a marquee cut not emerald cut

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  • Kim M. Brownell
  • 11-09-2020

Murder Creek

Wow, great story. I have now listened to all 14 novels back to back and can't get enough of Raine Stockton. Looking forward to book 15.

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  • Deana M DeWolf
  • 21-07-2020

Bravo!

While I am surely hoping there are more of the K9 Series to come, Murder Creek was especially the one for which I say, Bravo. A friend introduced me to canine mysteries and before that had not participated in listening to books on tape. Admittedly, at the beginning, I did not care for the narrator’s voice, but I grew to appreciated her ability to play the different characters. She is quite talented. About the series ... I went from book to book, eager to hear the next adventure. I even went beyond my Audible credits and purchased the books, because I couldn’t wait. To the author, please keep them coming! To readers, keep reading. You won’t be disappointed!

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