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Old 09-13-2009, 06:51 PM
 
Location: UK
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This is going to be rubbish so apologies in advance.

Its probably going to be crime/mystery type as thats mainly what I read. The main character is a female. She runs with 1 or 2 dogs. I think one is called Pippa or something. The dogs belong to her neighbour/landlord.

I thought it was Sue Grafton - Kinsey Millhoune but i'm at S and the dogs haven't arrived.

Any idea? TIA
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Old 09-13-2009, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Lemon Grove, CA USA
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Dogs named Rowdy and Kimi by any chance? Maybe it is a Susan Conant book?
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Old 09-13-2009, 07:14 PM
 
Location: UK
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Nope, thanks for trying though.

The dogs are totally incidental to the plots.
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Old 09-13-2009, 07:21 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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This sounds familiar. Women author--three names. In other words, it isn't like a Sue Grafton (two names) but more like a James Lee Burke (three names). See what I mean?

Eh, no, I was wrong. That one writes about cats, not dogs.
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Old 09-13-2009, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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Try Gerald Hammond...
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Old 09-13-2009, 07:27 PM
 
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Try Gerald Hammond...
Nope. Thanks everyone for trying.
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:01 AM
 
Location: Sugar Grove, IL
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I don't remember kinsey milhone running with a dog!
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:27 AM
 
Location: UK
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I don't remember kinsey milhone running with a dog!
Yeah thats what i'm trying to say. I thought it was KM but its not.
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:05 PM
 
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Could it be author Gerald Hammond? There is a dog named Pippa in his books.
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Old 09-14-2009, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Ashburn, VA
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I had a hunch (haven't read these books for over 15 years) and I found your answer: The V.I. Warshawski books by Sara Paretsky.

Interview with Sara Paretsky, the Creator of the V I Warshawski series
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