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Creator Spencer Quinn will be at the Fairfield University Bookstore on Saturday, July 20, through the Fairfield Sidewalk Sale & Avenue Truthful, to meet and greet buyers and indication copies of his most current book, “Heart of Barkness — a Chet and Bernie Thriller.”
Joining Spencer will be Tremendous Paws Rescue, Inc., of Fairfield’s Southport part, to remedy any pet adoption or smaller animal rescue inquiries.
Chet the pet, “the most lovable narrator in all of criminal offense fiction” (Boston Globe) and his human P.I. companion, Bernie Little, come across heartache and considerably worse in the world of country audio. They’re each songs enthusiasts, so when Lotty Pilgrim, a country singer from extended ago, turns up at a neighborhood bar, they drive out to catch her act. Bernie’s shocked to see somebody who was the moment so big accomplishing in this sort of a dive, and drops a C-notice the Small Detective Agency can not manage to aspect with into the idea jar. The C-take note is stolen correct from less than their noses — even from below Chet’s, the nose that misses almost nothing — and before the evening is around, it’s stolen yet again.
Before long they are working the most puzzling circumstance of their career, a case that usually takes them back in time in search of aged border-city techniques, and into present-day threat exactly where effective individuals want those people tricks to remain hidden. Chet and Bernie discover them selves sucked into a real-daily life murder ballad the place there is no a person to have confidence in but each individual other.
Quinn lives on Cape Cod with his doggy, Audrey, and is doing the job on the upcoming Chet and Bernie novel.
Super Paws Rescue, Inc. is a foster-dependent rescue of people volunteering their time to enable conserve canines, cats and other compact animals at chance in the area.
Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Publish Road. Saturday, July 20, midday-3 p.m. 203-255-7756.