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Fresh Pick , Guests / July 5, 2010

Max Bravo #1 July 2010 On Sale: June 22, 2010 Featuring: Max Bravo 304 pages ISBN: 0312559739 EAN: 9780312559731 Hardcover $24.99 Add to Wish List Mystery Pet Lovers Buy at The Dog Park Club by Cynthia Robinson Max Bravo, an opera singer, is the unlikely protagonist in the first in a dynamite new cozy series that is wry, darkly comic, terminally knowing (David Gates, bestselling author of “Jernigan”). A noir tale of dogs, murder, and purple fleece jackets. Max Bravo is vain, arch, brittle, and bored. His opera career has stalled out on the mid-tier. His hobby — debauchery — has become routine. And there’s not enough fairy dust in the world to change the fact that, after a thirty-year adolescence, Max is finally middle-aged. But when Max becomes enmeshed with the eccentric regulars at a Berkeley dog park, he finds himself swept along into a bumbling, keystone chase to corner the murderer of a beautiful and beguiling young woman. Excerpt 1 I saw Amy Carter the day before she disappeared. It was in Berkeley, at the dog park. Amy was always there. She was a regular. There were eight of us regulars. We dropped by, drifted in, just…