Hound Dog Blues

Hound Dog Blues

by Virginia Brown
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Hound Dog Blues 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
THESELF-TAUGHTCOOK More than 1 year ago
Harley Jean Davidson is a Memphis tour guide who spend most of her time driving conventioneers and tourists to Graceland and Beale Street. Her parents, Yogi and Diva, are old hippies who never quite gave up the flower child lifestyle. When their dog, King (named, of course, for Elvis) is dognapped, they call Harley for help. While searching for King, she finds their elderly neighbor murdered. When Yogi and Diva go missing, the police leap to the conclusion that Yogi must be guilty. Harley makes it her mission to find her parents before the police do. Any novel that is set in Memphis, has a protagonist named after the iconic motorcycle, features the Peabody, Beale Street, and barbecue, has to be good. Add two characters named Yogi and Diva and you know it's going to be a fun read. Because I don't believe in "spoilers", I won't explain this next part, but by the time Harley started carrying a wooden phallus, I knew this was a series I would return to again and again. It has a good plot, entertaining dialogue, offbeat characters, and again, I have to say it, a wooden phallus. If I could, I would give it more than 5 stars. Thank you, thank you very much.... Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the NetGalley book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
rhonda1111RL More than 1 year ago
4 STARS I laughed in Hound Dog Blues. In fact I was even thinking reminds me of I love Lucy. "Then Harley rubbed her head and envisioned them as Lucy and Ethel on speed." This story is about a couple Diva & Yogi who are worried about thier dog being kidnapped. A daughter Harley Jean Davidson worried that the police are going to arrest her father for murder, So she wants to solve the crime first. Police to solve a murder. Police to solve jewelry robbery ring. Jewel thief to find the diamond necklace that Yogi had last he saw of it. Harley was named for a motorcycle. She gave up her stressful job working for a bank and now is drives tourists around Memphis. When her mom calls up about their dog King being kidnapped. King has lots of enemys in their neighborhood. Harley is asking her parents neighbors if they have seen him. When she see into new good looking neighbor a bunch of jewels on his coffee table. another neighbor house she goes into that hates King & Yogi. she finds King their and the neighbor dead. Her father who not supposed to be at that neighbors house was last seen their. If you enjoy funny who dunnit stories this book is for you. I would love to read more books by Virgina Brown. I was given this ebook to read in exchange for honest review from Netgalley. 03/01/2012 PUB Bell Bridge Books