2017 What An Animal Reading Challenge List
1. The Doctor's Calling by Stella Bagwell. This is the story of Laurel Stanton and Dr. Russ Hollister. Dr. Hollister decides to be the vet on the Cantrell ranch vs having his own practice. He decides to take Laurel with him. He realizes that he is in love with her and they have intercourse. She is 30 and it is her first time. She really just wants to have an affair. He does all he can to convince her to be his wife. Will he succeed.The cover shows a calf. Laurel and Russ mention their pets and tell about the animals they work with which makes this suitable for the Animal challenge.
2. Literally Murder (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery #4) by Ali Brandon. Hamlet becomes the star of a U-Tube video. The bookstore is having a Coffee Bar added to it. So it is a great time for Darla and Jake to agree to come to a cat show and have Hamlet center stage. After the show, they will stay with Jake's mother who lives in Florida.At the show, Hamlet is cat-napped and then a man is murdered in another's room. Hamlet helps find out who did the deed.
4. 3 Sleuths, 2 Dogs, 1 Murder (The Sleuth Sisters #2) by Maggie Pill; The 2 dogs are mentioned in many chapters of this book. They even play a part in saving the lives of the Sleuths.
5. About a Dog (A Bluff Point Romance #1) by Jenn McKinley. Mac Harris finds a dog, She takes it to the Vet, who is her best friend's brother and her "date" for her friend's wedding. The dog brings them together in unexpected ways. The book is about their romance and how the dog plays a part in the romance.
6. No Cats Allowed (Cat in the Stacks #7) by Miranda James. Diesel, the main coon goes almost every where that Charlie Harris goes so he is a large part of this book. There is a dog named Dante that comes to visit and becomes part of the household.
7. Familiar Trouble (Familiar Legacy #1) by Carolyn Haines. Getting out of trouble is really what Trouble, the black cat, seems to do. He helps his human, Tammy Lynn, when she needs him the most. He loves Sherlock Holmes
A black cat, a bookstore owner and a cop determined to find a serial killer. These are the main characters in Familiar Trouble.
Trouble is definately a main character in this book and it qualifies for the animal challenge. It is also the Cat Lovers book for September. I had bought the book before it was mentioned as being free by the group.
7. Plot Boiler (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery #5) by Ali Brandon. Hamlet helps the humans to find two bodies. He also gets two books off the shelves to help Darla solve the mystery. He also manages to help save a life.