This photo has melted people’s hearts

October 23, 2014

The inspiration for Monty the dogtective, the star of my new mystery, MONTY AND ME, is in fact a duck-toppling, burger-munching, fishing dog, and this photo of him in his fishing Doggles has melted many hearts.

So here he is. Deep, deep undercover.


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‘Monty And Me’, a new dog-tective series

October 20, 2014

Have you ever wondered what your dog is really thinking? You’re about to find out.

Most of you will know me as thriller author L.A. Larkin, but in November 2015 my new cozy mystery series kicks off with MONTY AND ME, featuring loveable dog-tective, Monty, and DC Asha Sidebottom. I am over the moon to be working with my new publisher, Katy Loftus from Avon (a Harper Collins UK imprint).

Katy Loftus says, “The dogs vs cats debate is set to rage on, with Monty set to show off his detective skills and warm heart. I am delighted that we will be publishing Louisa’s charming and gripping tale about (wo)man’s best friend.”

I am also delighted that the German rights have been bought by Kirsten Nägele of Heyne.

I’ll be writing as Louisa Bennet and a new website, Facebook page and Twitter handle will be launched soon for The Monty And Sidebottom Mysteries. Watch this space!

Set in a fictional English town, Monty must help rookie policewoman, Asha, track down his master’s killer. Little does she realise that Monty is much more than a duck-toppling, burger-pinching, failed guide dog. When Asha starts barking up the wrong tree it is up to him to help her crack the case. M C Beaton meets Spencer Quinn meets A STREET CAT NAMED BOB, MONTY AND ME is both a page-turning mystery and a heart-warming tale of the love between a dog and his owner.

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