Dog on It

Dog on It

Book - 2009
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Chet and Bernie investigate the disappearance of Madison, a teenage girl who may or may not have been kidnapped, but who has definitely gotten mixed up with some very unsavory characters.
Publisher: New York ; London ; Toronto ; Sydney : Atria Books, 2009
Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781416585848
9781416585831
1416585834
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY QUINN 2009
Characteristics: 305 pages ; 23 cm

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Will Chet's highly developed dog sense of smell and Bernie's knack for details find a missing teenager before it is too late?

Meet Chet, the wise and lovable canine narrator of Dog on It, who works alongside Bernie, a down-on-his-luck private investigator. Chet might have flunked out of police school, but he's a detective through and through. Both Chet and Bernie bring their own special skills to the hunt, one that puts... Read More »


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8natasha
Apr 01, 2016

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altybiz
Feb 21, 2015

Wow--an author who is able to convey a dog's point of view when writing a mystery! As a lifelong dog owner, I am so impressed with Quinn both in this and another book I've read by him. The mystery is still intriguing, not trivialized or childlike. And Chet is irrepressibly cheerful! I love the Chet & Bernie series for how upbeat but interesting they are. I'll be reading the whole series and watching for more.

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lpreston214
Feb 18, 2014

Mostly for dog lovers. Though I like dogs, I found it a yawner. The only aspect that's slightly interesting is that the book is told from the dog's point of view.

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tocch101
Jan 11, 2014

Addictinly funny and original. The story is well told and tied together in a unique way. Having the point of view from the dog makes the story even more lovable.

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jhirdler24
Jun 17, 2013

A great, fun book about a dog and his private eye partner. Chet, the dog, is the real star of the show and the story is told completely from his first-person perspective. What I liked about this book was the way the author kept true to the dog's perspective. Like a real dog, he gets distracted by things, falls asleep when not involved in the conversation and sneaks old food crumbs off the floor. If you love dogs, you'll love this book. I sure did.

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dontbugmeimreading
Mar 02, 2013

I enjoyed hearing the story from the dog's perspective. Will look for another one in this series.

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JKS5645
Aug 03, 2012

Fun read!

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elag24
Dec 07, 2011

This was such a fun book to read. As a dog lover, I could really get the main character, Chet. He acted exactly as my dog. I am looking forward to the next Bernie and Chet story.

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kelbrary
Nov 15, 2011

"I barked. He barked. I barked. He barked. I barked. He barked."

Hysterical! Loved Chet.

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