By Blaize Clement, Minotaur Books, $24.99, 262 pages
Florida’s best cat sitter and sleuth is back for another thrilling tale of mystery, kidnapping, babies, new romance, and animals. Author Blaize Clement’s great character Dixie Hemingway is the star of the 6th book of the mystery series. In Cat Sitter among the Pigeons, Clement wastes no time diving head first into the action. Fans will rejoice at seeing Dixie and Lieutenant Guidry finally together after all this time. But just as things seem to be evening out in her life, Dixie gets involved in an assignment that turns dangerous. While helping Cheddar, a loveable feline, Dixie becomes attached to his family. Soon all are caught up in a story of arson, kidnapping, murderous criminals, and con artists. When the baby of the family is put in a life or death situation, Dixie must use her law enforcement background and quick wit. Readers won’t be able to put the book down until they find out what happens to Dixie and baby Opal. Clement’s book is a fast, fresh, and exciting read about likable and relatable characters. Let’s hope there is a 7th book on the way!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Franklin