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Waverly Curtis

by Cyntha Chow



For the past six months, budding private investigator Geri Sullivan has been casting doubt on her sanity by insisting that her adopted rescue Chihuahua Pepe has the ability to talk. Now Geri’s mental stability is being questioned by her frantic assertions that Pepe is not talking to her. Ironically enough, the tiny canine detective has taken a vow of silence out of the fear that Geri’s claims could very realistically get her locked up in an institution. It’s a vow Pepe soon comes to regret—but, as he proudly declares, he is a dog of his word.

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by Cynthia Chow


Geri Sullivan and her partner Pepe have solved two murders, competed on the hit reality competition show Dancing with Dogs, and even stopped a dog-napping ring. These aspiring detectives-in-training operate under the license of the Seattle Gerrard Agency, whose questionable owner is Jimmy G, a third-person speaking, knockoff of a forties’ noir detective.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Waverly Fitzgerald


A divorce, the tanking of the real estate market, and being forced to move into a one-bedroom condo all have home stager Geri Sullivan in dire need of some unconditional love. That’s what she’s looking for when she goes to the Humane Society to pick out one of the 40 Chihuahuas shipped to Seattle after a certain celebrity made the purse dogs so popular that the Los Angeles shelters could no longer house them once the pets lost their trendiness. What Geri got was a sidekick with his own forceful personality, who nudges her into a new profession and becomes her companion, best friend, and life coach. Oh, and he also talks, telling Geri that his name is Pepe, now Pepe Sullivan.

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