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Check back here for the upcoming release date of Lawyers, Dogs, and Money, Book 2 of my Veronica Kildare K-9 Mystery Series.

Lawyers, Dogs, and Money highlights Veronica Kildare’s natural affinity for training dogs—including peanut allergy alert and prison contraband sniffing dogs—and her passion for locating missing people. As the book unfolds, Veronica joins her search and rescue partner, a Deputy Sheriff for Boulder County, in trying to ascertain the source of threats against Kadri Ilves, a co-worker of Sgt. Donovan’s daughter at a high-end import/export business. The woman being targeted is a native of Estonia and has a long history of advocating for social justice issues.

Veronica’s father assists the investigation by researching Kadri’s background, including her work to end racial disparity in prison sentencing, and legal claims she has filed relative to disputed lands in Estonia—a cause which may have put her in the crosshairs of the California branch of the Russian Mafia. The book charges toward a stunning showdown involving all the main characters, and a shocking final twist related to the central mystery.

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book cover Dogged Pursuit by Tracy Carter

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Dogged Pursuit, Book 1 in my Veronica Kildare K-9 Mystery Series, is available in print book, eBook, and audiobook!

Now a Gold Medal Winner in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest!

The debut book in the Veronica Kildare K-9 Mystery series opens with escalating suspense and intensifies into a resilient fight for survival. With its engaging combination of canine and human personalities, thrilling plot, and gorgeous Colorado backdrop, Dogged Pursuit will appeal to dog lovers, outdoors enthusiasts, and mystery lovers alike.

Veronica Kildare cannot believe her luck – being shot at, again, by the bad guys. The sound, the feel of the bullet, and the hatred resonate for more than just the transitory moment of impact. She has relocated to a new state, but brutality has rampaged into this life as well. As the survivor of a senseless act of violence in her former life, Veronica struggles to recover from the lingering physical and emotional scars by working as a dog handler near Boulder, Colorado. Empowered by her intense bond with her search and rescue and drug detection dog, Leda, she finally begins to shake off the pain of her past. Then Veronica is drawn into the puzzling search for a scientist who has vanished near Rocky Mountain National Park. Dr. Randy Jeffers has inexplicably disappeared on the eve of his testimony in the high profile murder trial of a pro basketball player and the police are baffled.

As Veronica and Leda traverse rugged Roosevelt National Forest in a desperate search testing the limits of their abilities, it is not initially clear who has targeted Dr. Jeffers, or why. But it becomes shockingly obvious that someone will stop at nothing to silence him forever. The kidnappers with murder on their mind have guns, but Veronica has Leda and her own blossoming resilience as her weapons in their struggle for survival.

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