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Case of the Fleet-Footed Mummy

Corgi Case Files, Volume 2
Narrated by: Bob Johnson
Series: Corgi Case Files Series, Book 2
Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
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Summary

When a traveling Egyptian exhibit stops in picturesque Pomme Valley, all hell breaks loose when a valuable artifact is stolen and a dead body turns up in an unexpected location. 

The prime suspect has already been identified, but there's a catch: He's more than 3,000 years old. 

Pomme Valley's newest crime-fighting crusaders are on the case with Sherlock, new packmate Watson, and their reluctant human, Zack. 

Can they solve the murder and locate the missing loot before any more misfortune can befall the town?

©2016 Jeffrey M. Poole (P)2018 Jeffrey M. Poole

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The Games afoot Sherlock

Opps - just written a review of the third book in the series and thought I would check my reviews of the first two books only to find that yes I had written of a review of the first book I had not of this second one........so opps indeed.

The story continues with Zak and his dogie companions following another murder trail.

The style is so relaxing and enjoyable yet your really do feel you are in their world.

If you are looking for a series that you can drop into and feel part of the characters life yet don't need to spend to much mental energy on because you want them to do the heavy mental lifting then these are the books for you.

Buy them, press play and relax and let Zak fill you in on what has been going on in his wonderful warm style.

I look forward to many more adventures of the trio.

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Enjoyable mystery

I was provided with a free copy of this audiobook in return for an honest review.

Having listened to the first book in this series a short time ago, I was delighted to find the second outing of Zach and Sherlock to be as well written and well thought out as the first one.

A comfortable and cosy setting is belied by the theft of an Egyptian necklace and the later murder and mummification of a man. The use of the two corgis to help find the clues needed to solve the mystery provides a lovely contrast to the dark parts of the story (mummification taking place in the current time period is an icky idea when described in the book).

The characters feel almost real and the tone the narrator uses feels just right for the slightly grumpy, yet genuinely kind character of Zach. I love the addition of Watson to the group and Gillian, Vance and Tori make the setting seem real.

I would definitely recommend this book if you are looking for a good mystery and some intricate but enjoyable plotting.

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Dude, someone stole our pendant.

When Zach Anderson inherited an house and vineyard in Pomme Valley, he found himself accused of robbery and murder but a recent and reluctantly acquired corgi helped prove his innocence and led to a friendship with Vance, one of the local police. He named the dog Sherlock. Now, having endeared himself to the residents of the small town by throwing a party and plying the guests with bottles of wine from his store (ironically, he does not like wine himself), he's settled in and now has another dog, Watson, even though she's female.
Festival time has arrived in Pomme Valley and the local high school is hosting an Egyptian exhibition but on the opening night, when the grand reveal of the sarcophagus takes place, the mummy is gone and so, too, is a priceless pendant. It looked like the mummy had taken it!

The Case of the Fleet-Footed Mummy is the second in this delicious series about the somewhat shy but irascible newcomer to Pomme Valley, and Sher!ock, the corgi who lives up to his namesake's reputation. Wonderfully written with whit and full of fun, occasionally laugh out loud, as the rather private Zach keeps getting pulled into close encounters with his small town neighbours.I

Told in the first person from Zach's perspective, narrator Bob Johnson again perfectly assumes the persona of the reluctant sleuth, his pleasant and well paced reading conveying his sometimes forgetfulness and his opinions of people and places, including an annoying little voice in his head.. Mr. Johnson also gives all the other protagonists very distinctive and appropriate voices, too, infusing each with a further hint of life over and above that already written in by the author. A really sound performance.

i am not usually a fan of animal centred stories but this book is solid, lighthearted fun with a personable and well developed main character. My thanks to the rights holder who, at my request, freely gifted me a complimentary copy, via Audiobook Boom. I am rapidly becoming a fan of this series as related by the excellent Mr.Johnson and hope there will be more to come.
Recommended.