It's Memorial Day weekend, and everyone is eagerly awaiting the opening of C's, the restaurant Suzy and Josie are starting with Chef Claire. And on opening night, Suzy and Josie are surprised to find out that Suzy's mother has invited the mobster Jimmy Calducci and his entourage to have dinner with them. When Suzy and Josie find Calducci's dead body on his houseboat the following day, along with his dog, a gorgeous Norwegian Elkhound with some serious health issues, Suzy and Josie embark on a mission to save the dog's life as well as figure out how the mobster died. Along the way, they're forced to deal with a dangerous and unusual group of possible suspects including Fatal Franny, a contract killer who worked for Calducci, and the mysterious Rocco, a former criminal who has entered their lives in a rather suspicious way. And when the mayor of Clay Bay disappears, events take another strange turn as things get even more complicated and Suzy and Josie try to unravel the mystery of who killed Jimmy C. The Thousand Islands Doggy Inn Mysteries features two of the smartest and funniest lead female protagonists to hit the cozy mystery scene in a very long time, and Suzy and Josie's affection for food and their boundless love and devotion to their dogs puts this new series in the don't miss category. The Case of the Eccentric Elkhound is the latest installment in this fast-paced and funny series that affectionately focuses on dogs, food, and the natural beauty of the Thousand Islands region.