The author, on how she and Lucy were united:
She was picked up by Animal Control as a stray and taken to a county shelter where they decided she was too afraid to be adoptable. A rescue group agreed to take her and I adopted her from them. Before we even got home, I discovered that she was in heat and had kennel cough. My veterinarian thought she was about one year old. Lucy was terrified of any man in a baseball cap. She cowered and hid when my husband picked up a yard stick. It took a long time for her to trust people but now...[read on]About Kehret's new book, Dangerous Deception, from the publisher:
Peg Kehret includes humor, animal rescue, and heart-pounding suspense in this story about good intentions gone wrong.Visit Peg Kehret's website and Facebook page.
Sixth-grader Emmy Rushford decides to provide food for a needy family, but the project turns perilous when Emmy must deal with a car crash, a cat thrown into a Dumpster, and a belligerent neighbor. Then she discovers an apartment full of stolen goods. Her courageous efforts to help hungry children, rescue the cat, and break up a ring of thieves soon put her life at risk.
Coffee with a Canine: Peg Kehret & Lucy.