Dog Days of Summer: Book 2 - Gone to the Dogs (Paperback)
Grab a lap dog to cuddle and relax into a fun small-town mystery as a new dog rescue project turns into a three-ring circus of calamities in book 2 of the Gone to the Dogs series.
Trina Potter, Nashville country music star, buys a ranch near her hometown in Brenham, Texas, to help her niece open a rescue facility for dogs. Her presence in town stirs up some old high school rivalries—and romance. Finding property to buy is a challenge, convincing her mother to move there with her is daunting, and navigating a string of strange accidents is perplexing. Sometimes Trina feels like she’s purchased her own three ring circus instead of a beautiful piece of land. But her first priority will be figuring out who wants Second Chance Ranch shut down before they even have the grand opening.
More in the Gone to the Dogs Series:
Book 1 - Off the Chain by Janice Thompson
Book 2 - Dog Days of Summer by Kathleen Y'Barbo
Book 3 - Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Janice Thompson
When she’s not spinning modern day tales about her wacky Southern relatives, Kathleen inserts an ancestor or two into her historical and mystery novels as well. Recent book releases include bestselling The Pirate Bride set in 1700s New Orleans and Galveston, its sequel The Alamo Bride set in 1836 Texas, which feature a few well-placed folks from history and a family tale of adventure on the high seas and on the coast of Texas. She also writes (mostly) relative-free cozy mystery novels for Guideposts Books.
Kathleen and her hero in combat boots husband have their own surprise love story that unfolded on social media a few years back. They make their home just north of Houston, Texas and are the parents and in-laws of a blended family of Texans, Okies, and one very adorable Londoner.
To find out more about Kathleen or connect with her through social media, check out her website at www.kathleenybarbo.com.
- Lenora Worth, New York Times bestselling author of The X-Mas Club
Y'Barbo takes you on a fun visit to small town Texas where you can practically smell the barbeque cooking (and the apple pie). She creates a cast of characters that shine, each with their own wonderful personalities. As you read, you wonder 'who done it?' right up until the very end. Steller writing, fun characters, and a caper so good you just can't put it down!
- Kari Trumbo, USA Today bestselling author
Kathleen Y'Barbo's The Dog Days of Summer is a fun tale set in little Brenham, Texas. Dog-loving, country-music-star heroine, Trina Potter's first-person narration gives the story an authentic Texas twang to go along with all the mystery, sweet romance, and small-town schemes a reader could want.
- Julianna Deering, author of the Drew Farthering Mysteries
“Kathleen has done it again! Steller writing, relatable characters, twisty plot, and rescue dogs...who could want anything more? You don’t want to miss Dog Days of Summer."
- Robin Caroll, author of the Darkwater Inn series
Oh, my goodness, I loved this story! Take a plucky yet compassionate song-singing heroine. Add a swoon-worthy hero, secondary characters who provide spice and mischief, and a whole cast of lovable canines. Place them in a small-town atmosphere and then stir in an intriguing mystery wrapped around doggy-rescue. End result? A must-turn-one-more-page story from beginning to end. I’ve loved every Y’Barbo book I’ve ever read, but Dog Days of Summer is at the top of the list. Treat yourself to this entertaining, heart-touching, soul-impacting tale of healing old wounds and crafting new beginnings.
- Kim Vogel Sawyer, bestselling author of Freedom’s Song