Friday, August 10, 2018

It's the Dog Days of Summer!

By Bella, of Tracy Weber's Downward Dog Mystery Series.

Hey there!  German shepherd superhero Bella here, welcoming you to the dog days of summer.  No, that's not me in the photo.  That's my author friend Tracy's pup, Ana, sleeping off a beach pizza hangover.

August is the best month here in Seattle.  Sure, it's a little hot for us double-coated breeds, but the sun is out, so Seattle residents toss their umbrellas into the closet and slink out from their caves to soak up some much-needed vitamin D.  And they bring their dogs with them!  We run, we play, we go to the beach--illegally, since Seattle doesn't officially let dogs on the beach--and we take lots of naps in doppled-gray sun puddles.

My favorite place to hang out is Green Lake Park.  Not only is there this great walking trail I can drag my human, Kate, along, but there are crows, and squirrels, and ducks, and squirrels, and geese, and squirrels, and turtles, and...

Did I mention that there are squirrels?

The only bad thing about Green Lake is that Kate knows someone who was killed there once.  But that was a long time ago.  She's solved two other murders since then.  Surely five is her limit, don't you think?

Tracy asked me to tell you that to celebrate the dog days of summer, she's giving away a copy of your choice of any of the books in her series.  To enter, leave a caption for the photo of Ana in the comments.  Tracy will pick the winner on Monday, August 13.

Good luck, and check out all of my adventures at --

SQUIRREL!


Pre-Meditated Murder the fifth Downward Dog Mystery, is available now!


Go on, buy yourself a copy.  You know you want to!  Book 6, Murder Likes it Hot, will be out on January 8, 2019!

23 comments:

  1. Oh to be a dog, lazy days at the beach, sleeping and having a picnic. Dbahn@iw.net

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  2. This is the life. I don't even have to get up to reacht he spoons.
    debby236 at gmail dot com

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  3. "My laziness has reached new heights. Can't even lift my head for a snack anymore!" mbradeen [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  4. I'm exhausted! How much more silverware do I have to wash? ckmbeg (at) gmail (dot) com

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  5. I love my life. Summer is my favorite time. A dog's life is so perfect. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. Lucky dog. Who could ask for more? elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  7. Ana Pup you are a lucky dog. No need to enter since I have read and loved all of your books!

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  8. It's the Dog days of waiting for a treat! peggy clayton ptclayton2(at) aol(dot) com

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  9. Hey, hey, having trouble getting my silverware here....I could starve!

    LaFon(AT)aol(DOT)com

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  10. Living in south Florida means the dog days of summer are spent indoors with air conditioning as much as possible!
    libbydodd at comcast dot net

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  11. "Put my next snack right here on this spoon"
    clgade at att dot net

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  12. I may look full, but there's always room for more pizza.
    turtle6422(at)gmail(dot)com

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  13. Oh my this smells delicious I must keep digging! Donamaekutska7@gmail.com

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  14. Resistance is futile, I have given into this for my person's sake. What we do for our humans.

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  15. I love the beautiful, sunny days relaxing at the park with my humans! I am so spoiled, I have the best humans ever!
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. I love being able to lay there in the sun or near some water so I can cool down. I'm not spoiled at all. I have the best owner!!!
    ematov (at) comcast (dot) net

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  17. Winter is but a distant memory.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  18. I'm just chillin' out enjoying the dog days of summer! barbie17(at)gmail(dot)com Thanks for the entry!

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  19. I am dog gone worn out, but loved every minute of it centraleast2 at gmail dot com

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  20. Beach pizza blanket bingo, wake me when it's my turn again zzzzzzz..nani_geplcs(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  21. Trust a dog to guard the house, but never trust a dog to guard the pizza!
    myrifraf (at) gmail (dot) com

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  22. I love the Seattle area, after visiting it several times a number of years ago. I have never heard of this series before, so I would be interested in reading it. Debbie Wroblewski email = jsister98@Gmail.com

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  23. The winner is Jen Scott! Jen, I will e-mail you. Congratulations!

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