**This is a SHORT 10K word story**
Canines are on the "catwalk" at this Laguna Beach dog fashion show—a heartworm awareness fundraiser—where former Texas beauty queens and currently-not-speaking-to-each-other cousins, Caro and Mel, are in attendance. When award-winning show beagle, Shadow's, owner drops dead from eating a deadly scallop ceviche, the cousins find themselves embroiled in much more than a fashion "faux paw."
Former Texas beauty queen cousins, Caro Lamont and Melinda Langston are at it again – attempting to solve murders that is. This time they're both in attendance at a Laguna Beach dog fashion show- a heartworm fundraiser when show beagle owner, Phil Tawney, drops dead and his dog, Shadow, goes missing.
Pet therapist, Caro, is on the lookout for the missing pup, and Bow Wow Boutique owner, Mel, is sniffing out the truth behind the rumored reality show, Behind the Curtain of Best in Show. While the cousins are doing their best to stay out of Detective Judd Malone's investigation, it's really no surprise they soon find themselves on the tail of the killer. Was it the fame-hungry soon-to-be ex-wife, the rabid Shadow fan, or the aspiring actor who served the deadly appetizer? Or did someone else have a hidden agenda?
Can Caro and Mel chase down the clues before someone gets away with murder?
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