Endangered: a zoo mystery
When a drug bust reveals exotic animals at a marijuana grow site, zookeeper Iris Oakley and a colleague ride to the rescue in the zoo's van. But instead of pets they find smuggled parrots and tortoises destined for sale to unscrupulous or unsuspecting collectors. Iris also discovers a woman who escaped the bust - dead. The murder and the drug ops are the cops' problem, but Iris is determined to break the criminal pipeline that snatches rare animals from the wild and leaves them neglected in old barns. The zoo's facilities are full, and Iris ends up with two macaws shrieking in her basement. Next, brothers from the busted family, both murder suspects, invade her home, demanding information they think their father passed on as he, too, died at the scene. Iris flees with her child, but soon realizes she must be on the offensive. People she counts on are not who they claim to be. Sorting through baffling clues and tripping over secretsold and new, Iris soon learns that everyone has an agenda. And at least one of them is deadly... .
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|Grouping Title||endangered a zoo mystery|
|Grouping Author||littlewood ann|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-02-08 03:52:51AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-02-16 06:13:09AM|
|available_at_longmont||Longmont Public Library|
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Longmont Adult Fiction Mystery Collection
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|display_description||Zookeeper Iris Oakley is sent to a remote farm in Washington State to rescue exotic animals after a drug bust. Outraged, she is determined to break the criminal pipeline that snatches rare animals from the wild and leaves them neglected in old barns. However, Iris stumbles upon a violent crime far too dangerous for a widow with a young son, and it's too late to untangle herself. She is determined to piece the puzzle together, but first she will have to confront a determined killer.|
|local_callnumber_longmont||CD FICTION LITTLEWOOD, A.|
FICTION LITTLEWOOD, A.
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|owning_library_longmont||Longmont Pulblic Library|
|owning_location_longmont||Longmont Public Library|
Detective and mystery stories
Endangered species -- Fiction
Rare animals -- Fiction
Smuggling -- Fiction
Zoo keepers -- Fiction
Zoos -- Fiction
|title_display||Endangered : a zoo mystery|
|title_full||Endangered : a zoo mystery / Ann Littlewood|
Endangered [compact disc] : a zoo mystery / by Ann Littlewood
Endangered [text (large print)] : a zoo mystery / Ann Littlewood
|title_sub||a zoo mystery|
|topic_facet||Detective and mystery stories|