Something to bark about – Letters to Die For mystery book by Richard W Houston Sr

The cover of this book with the Golden retriever character Fred has found me ordering Letters to Die For mystery book which was published last June.

Happy Tuesday on Day 4 of National Letter Writing Month!  The idea of a plot revolving around finding a stack of old love letters from 1943 found me wanting to know more about the plot.

It features the trio Jake, Fred (Golden) and Bonnie.

Letters to Die For mystery book by Richard W Houston Sr

This is Volume 4 and of the To Die For series by Richard W Houston Sr, USA Today, best-selling author.

“Burned-out software engineer Jake Martin and his Golden Retriever, Fred, live in a mountain cabin far enough from Denver to escape the rat-race but not far enough to escape its crime. While remodeling an old house he uncovers a stack of love letters that will turn his world inside out…” 

When word of the letters gets out, people start dying, including the owner of the house Jake was remodeling. With his main source of income gone, he lets his friend and neighbor, Bonnie Jones, talk him into searching for the killer after they are offered a large retainer. The problem is the person who hires them is the major suspect.

With the help of Fred and Bonnie, Jake continues to find more evidence that his new employer is trying to create a smokescreen to divert attention from himself. Will the trio of amateur detectives be able to stop the murders, or will they become the next victims?”

The other books in the series are A View to Die For  (Volume 1); A Book to Die For (Volume 2); and A Treasure to Die For (Volume 3).  The author is currently working on a fifth volume. He “…lives on Lake of the Ozarks with his wife, granddaughter, two dachshunds, and a golden retriever.”
My book is to arrive this Thursday and I’m looking forward to doing some reading over the weekend. Perhaps your library has a copy of the book. There is a ebook of it available too.
It was just this morning that I was writing about our puppy Cooper in my letter to a good friend. He turns a year old later this month!
Join me tomorrow for my Wednesday blog post, in the meantime wishing you a great letter writing day ahead – or at least think about it for one day!

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Letters to Die For mystery book Attribution & Thank you to the following who are referenced today

Image above and excerpt: Letters to Die For (Books to Die For) (Volume 4) Paperback – August 24, 2016, by Richard W Houston Sr (Author);  ebook Kindle Amazon


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