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Publisher's Summary

Baking. It can get a guy killed.

On the trail of a master criminal, a retired detective and his former police dog expect a quiet time in the Cumbrian village of Keswick. However, when Rex picks up a scent upon arriving at their B&B...the discovery of a body in a shallow grave draws them into a mystery someone does not want solved.

With help from a local amateur sleuth and her dog, our mystery-busting duo sets out to investigate two cases at the same time.

Along the way, they’ll identify a host of possible suspects and have to answer some big questions:

  • Who stood to gain from the victim’s death?
  • Was it revenge or greed that motivated the killer?
  • Just how many sausages can a German shepherd eat in one sitting?

As they battle to reveal the truth, it’s clear someone is working to cover it up, and if they don’t figure this out in time, someone might not live to see another day. 

In their most deadly adventure yet, can Rex and Albert sniff out the clues? The answer will be shocking!

©2020 Steve Higgs (P)2022 Steve Higgs

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  • 04-23-22

Historical

Great story and I enjoy the description of the countryside and history of the areas

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So enjoyable!

Just love this series!! What fun I had listened to it!! Can’t wait for the next reading!!
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A Great Part of A Great Series

I discovered Albert and Rex when Patricia Fisher went back home, and I am so glad I did. These are completely unrealistic, very silly and wonderfully entertaining. I would watch a TV show of Albert and Rex easily, but these will suffice. Especially since the voice actor has matches the voice I imagined Albert having perfectly.

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keeps ya listening

I really enjoy the accents. The audible makes the story even more enjoyable. I enjoy these adventures of the ex policeman and his dog. Sometimes laugh out loud.

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Wonderful

I LOVE these books. Albert Smith, the main character in this series is so identifiable and so smart. The star however is Rex,Albert’s dog. Their relationship is so heartwarming. It is so fun to hear parts of the story from Rex’s point of view. I can’t wait for the next book - and immediately started this one as soon as it was available. There are unexpected twists. The narrator is incredible and helps to make the stories both fun snd exciting. .

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Cumberland Sausage Shocker

Albert and Rex are once again on the road, well in this case train, to another hopefully clue in the case Albert is chasing. He finds a B&B and had arrived when Red send to go off the rails when he catches a smell he was trained to find and follow but as always his human is slow on the uptake. Now Albert and Rex are involved in a murder case that they have help with in a woman with a retired police dog also! Partners in cringe fighting and two trained dogs--- what could go wrong!?!?
Charles Robert Fox once again brings Albert and entourage to life!
fantastic audio and story!!

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Love the Narrative

I love the way the thoughts of the dogs is included in the narration of the story. I’ve enjoyed several books by Steve Higgs. Hope to read or hear more of them.

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  • G James
  • 04-21-22

Another brilliant offering!

As all previous culinary capers I enjoyed every minute of it including the narration. Can't wait to hear the next caper!!

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  • nell atkinson
  • 02-27-22

Great book

absolutely hilarious book. I laughed out loud umpteen times. can't wait for next book.

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  • maryTrouble
  • 01-20-22

Settle down for an exciting read or listen on Audi

I love this series of books. episode 6 even better than the previous LOVE LOVE LOVE Be ready to laugh ,gasp, Laugh till you cry. looking forward to next adventure.

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  • Angel Cross
  • 01-16-22

Rex is at it again!

Albert is in Cumberland to discover their wonderful sausages and explore his hunch on someone he has named the Gastrothief. Although these books are in a series, they are written in such a way that they can be stand alone and you won't feel lost at all. Even though Rex is totally on the case, he becomes so obsessed with sausages that he manages to get himself into quite a pickle! This one had me laughing way too hard!
Excellent narration by Charles Robert Fox

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  • Steve Short
  • 12-28-21

That warm and cosy feeling

Albert and Rex continue with their gastronomic adventures. This can be listened to stand alone but you’re best starting from book 1.

It’s more of the same gentle murder intrigue.

I did like that Rex now has got more of a voice than in the earlier books, that he meets another former police dog and his heroics isn’t he story a really touching.

The voice performance is very good and brings the story to life.

Only very minor gripe is that Keswick isn’t a village, but in all other respects is a lovely place to be in.

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  • LizT
  • 11-19-21

Thrilling story!

This adventure pushes Albert to his limit and it's Rex to the rescue on two occasions. Great reading of an exciting and funny story