The author, on Lola and Lucy's impact on her work:
My dogs inspired my novel—which features a man and a dog in the afterlife. I could never have written this book without them. My dogs have enriched my life, enlarged it, and brought me joyful companionship.About Dead is Better by Jo Perry, from the publisher:
They also interrupt my work—barking at squirrels, leaf blowers, or reminding me that it is time for...[read on]
Death is just the beginning for Charles Stone and the dog he names Rose.Visit Jo Perry's website.
When Charles finds himself in the afterlife with bullets in his chest and a strange dog at his side, he resolves to return to the world of the living to find out who killed him and why. His search takes him to L.A.'s Skid Row and beyond. Charles learns some uncomfortable truths about death and life, and uncovers a cruel crime in progress that me must stop before it is too late.
My Book, The Movie: Dead is Better.
Coffee with a Canine: Jo Perry & Lola and Lucy.