Sandra Baublitz

New Release! 

Dogs, Dalliances, and Death



The adorable duo is back!

Cold as Death.

Paw, canine detective, sniffs out a dead man in the shop fridge of Jac Weldon, his owner’s friend. Worse, Jac’s dad knew the man from his past.

Now it’s up to his owner, Clarissa, to save her friend’s dad from a murder charge. With Paw sniffing out the clues, the trail leads from the local garden center to the town’s award-winning vineyard to a neighboring diner.

Could it be the playboy vintner? One of his friends? Or is it local realtor Tammy Williams, a suspect in one of Clarissa’s former cases?

With this pair nosing into things, anything can happen. Even murder.



 Coming soon: Boxset will be in Print!

A Dog Detective Series Books 1-3






Mastiffs, Mystery, & Murder

Bassets and Blackmail

Canines and Crime


Previous Novel in Series:

Canines & Crime


Life is ruff.

Tranquil Valley's park committee is hosting a fundraiser to restore the town's beloved gazebo. At the event, aspiring author Clarissa Hayes and her pet detective Saint Bernard meet David Tanner, a fellow town resident who admits to a troubled past that he has worked hard to rectify. He seems like a nice guy.
Then he's murdered.
Now Clarissa and Paw, dog detective, along with their human and animal friends are on the trail of a killer. Could it be Tanner's estranged wife who scratched out his existence? Her artist boyfriend? The local cafe owner who makes pawsome treats and was dating Tanner? Or someone seeking revenge from his past?
As the gang hunts for clues, will they find the killer? Or will the murderer unleash a trap from which even Paw can't dig out?

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Here's the first novel if you missed it:

Mystery, Mastiffs, and Murder

A Dog Detective Series Novel

(New Cover too!)

It’s murder at the dog show!
When amateur sleuth Clarissa Hayes and her trusty Saint Bernard, Paw, enter a dog show, they expect to find dogs, blue ribbons, and trophies. Not dead bodies.
Clarissa’s boyfriend is tracking a suspect in the death of a dog fancier. It’s up to Clarissa and Paw to provide him cover as they compete in the show.
But the competition turns deadly when another dog owner is murdered. Are the deaths connected? Clarissa and Paw must sniff out the clues to solve the crime before the killer collars them.
Will Best in Show become Best in Death?