In this, their first adventure, Chet and Bernie investigate the disappearance of Madison, a teenage girl who may or may not have been kidnapped, but who has definitely gotten mixed up with some very unsavoury characters. A well-behaved, gifted student, she didn't arrive home after school and her divorced mother is frantic. Bernie is quick to take the case - something about a cash flow problem that Chet's not all that clear about - and he's relieved, if vaguely suspicious, when Madison turns up unharmed with a story that doesn't add up. But when she disappears for a second time in a week, Bernie and Chet aren't taking any chances; they launch a full-blown investigation. Without a ransom demand, they're not convinced it's a kidnapping, but they are sure of one thing: something smells funny.Home Depot. That means a whole new town is on the way.a Soon after, he muttered something about Home Depot being the nucleus of some horrible atom. Bernie was ... He had some trouble with the credit-card swiper and went inside to pay. ... Snacks taste better when youa#39;re hungry, but do they ever actually taste bad?
|Title||:||Dog On It|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2009-10-01|