The Sound and the Furry: A Chet and Bernie Mystery, Volume 6

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 10, 2013 - Fiction - 320 pages
25 Reviews
In the sixth installment of the brilliant New York Times bestselling mystery series, canine narrator Chet and his human partner P.I. Bernie Little are handed a hard case in the Big Easy.

When Chet and Bernie happen upon a prison work crew that includes Frenchie Boutette, an old criminal pal they sent up the river, getting a new case is the last thing they expect. But Frenchie, who comes from an old Louisiana family full of black sheep, needs help finding his one law-abiding relative, his brother Ralph, a reclusive inventor who has gone missing with his houseboat. Though he’s tempted to take another job (with a big payday) in Alaska, Bernie decides to set course for the bayous of Louisiana, a trip that will introduce Chet to a world of sights, smells, and tastes that are like nothing he’s ever encountered.

Out in bayou country, Chet and Bernie meet the no-good Boutette family and their ancient enemies, the maybe-even-worse Robideaus, and at first it seems as if Ralph’s disappearance is connected to a dispute over a load of stolen shrimp. But when Chet uncovers a buried clue, the investigation heads in a dangerous new direction involving the oil business and an impending environmental catastrophe. The more Chet and Bernie discover about Ralph, the more treacherous the job becomes, and soon they’re fighting not only Big Oil, but also shadowy black ops figures, a violent biker gang from back home, and Iko—a legendary bayou gator with a seemingly insatiable appetite. Meanwhile, deep under the Gulf, the pressure just keeps building.

With top-notch suspense, humor, and genuine insight into the ways our canine companions think and behave—all set against a rollicking new Louisiana backdrop—The Sound and the Furry will make you howl in delight.
  

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Review: The Sound and the Furry (Chet and Bernie Mystery #6)

User Review  - Champaign Public Library - Goodreads

Mystery series that start off strong all too often fade after a few books, but Spencer Quinn is still doing a great job with his Chet and Bernie tails, er... tales. If you haven't read any of these, I ... Read full review

Review: The Sound and the Furry (Chet and Bernie Mystery #6)

User Review  - Jeremy Townsend - Goodreads

The sixth addition in the wonderful mystery series, which stars Chet, a hundred-plus pounder canine half of the Little Detective Agency. Author Spencer Quinn never disappoints, and this story is full ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
10
Section 3
18
Section 4
28
Section 5
37
Section 6
46
Section 7
55
Section 8
68
Section 19
168
Section 20
178
Section 21
186
Section 22
194
Section 23
203
Section 24
213
Section 25
222
Section 26
230

Section 9
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Section 10
86
Section 11
94
Section 12
102
Section 13
113
Section 14
121
Section 15
131
Section 16
138
Section 17
149
Section 18
159
Section 27
239
Section 28
248
Section 29
258
Section 30
268
Section 31
276
Section 32
284
Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Spencer Quinn is the author of six previous Chet and Bernie mystery novels: Dog on It, Thereby Hangs a Tail, To Fetch a Thief, The Dog Who Knew Too Much, A Fistful of Collars, and The Sound and the Furry. He lives on Cape Cod with his dogs Audrey and Pearl. When not keeping them out of mischief, he is hard at work on the next Chet and Bernie mystery. Keep up with him—and with Chet and Bernie—by visiting ChetTheDog.com.

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