Curiosity killed the cat sitter: the first Dixie Hemingway mystery

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Until three years ago, Dixie Hemingway was a deputy with the Sarasota County Sherriff's Department in southwest Florida. Then came a tragic accident. Now Dixie's a pet-sitter on Siesta Key, a lush, exotic barrier island where the people tend to be rich, suntanned, and tolerant of one another's quirks.   As Dixie tried to get her life back in order, pet-sitting is the perfect job. She goes into people's homes while they're gone and takes care of their pets; she likes the animals, they like her, and she doesn't have to deal with people very much. She especially does not have to be afraid that she'll run into a situation that will cause her to lose her hard-won composure.   But when Dixie finds a man bizarrely drowned in a cat's water bowl, she is drawn into a tangled web of danger and secrets. Unbeknownst to Lieutenant Guidry, the homicide detective handling the murder, Dixie begins her own investigation into the whereabouts of the cat's owner, who has now vanished. Fans of The Cat Who� book series by Lilian Jackson Braun will adore this riveting new pet-oriented sleuth and will eagerly await Dixie's next case: Will duplicity dog the dachshund?
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Grouped Work ID 6d8d4be0-6739-d49e-bc72-b037c4ac56fc
Grouping Title curiosity killed the cat sitter the first dixie hemingway mystery
Grouping Author clement blaize
Grouping Category book
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author Clement, Blaize.
author_display Clement, Blaize
display_description While going to the home of a vacationing client in Sarasota, Florida, professional pet-sitter Dixie Hemingway, a former sheriff's deputy, stumbles upon the corpse of a mysterious intruder, sending Dixie on a search for her missing client.
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isbn 9780312340568
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literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
primary_isbn 9780312340568
publishDate 2006
record_details ils:6008|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur,|[2006]|261 pages ; 22 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
series Dixie Hemingway mysteries
series_with_volume Dixie Hemingway mysteries|1
subject_facet Cats -- Fiction, Hemingway, Dixie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Pet sitting -- Fiction, Sarasota (Fla.) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Florida -- Sarasota -- Fiction
title_display Curiosity killed the cat sitter : the first Dixie Hemingway mystery
title_full Curiosity killed the cat sitter : the first Dixie Hemingway mystery / Blaize Clement
title_short Curiosity killed the cat sitter :
title_sub the first Dixie Hemingway mystery
topic_facet Cats, Hemingway, Dixie (Fictitious character), Pet sitting, Women detectives