By Blaize Clement
Dixie has a knack for being within the flawed position on the improper time. The day she occurs upon the lifeless physique outdoors a posh mansion is not any various. She's had her fill of murder investigations, so she leaves the gate-keeper's corpse to be came upon through some other person. regrettably, that someone else sees Dixie leaving the scene of the crime, and the deadly bullet may have even come from her personal gun! To make issues worse, the landlord of the mansion is Dixie's new client--a scientist who's both a genius, insane, or both--whose puppy iguana is less than her cost. All that, plus a feisty calico kitten that wishes a few TLC, signifies that time is operating out for Dixie to cat nip this example within the bud... and collar the killer
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