A whodunnit series starring two cat detectives.

PETECTIVES (Series) – Ever wonder what your cats are doing when you’re not around? Most likely they’re just sleeping but housecats Yoshi and Gatsby also manage to solve a few crimes in between naps. To combat the boredom of being pets, these two conduct private investigations for their fellow animals. Gatsby’s a smart-mouthed orange, stripey cat who loves going outdoors, talking to witnesses, investigating leads and putting his neck on the line in the pursuit of justice. Yoshi’s a witty and wise black cat who won’t step a paw outside of his house but who can process the information that Gatsby brings him into solutions for even the trickiest mysteries. From shutting down dogfighting operations to stopping attempted peticide, these guys handle it all and do it with humor and style. If you’re a housepet and you have a problem, call the Petectives!

It’s almost Halloween and freewheeling feline private eye Gatsby and his cerebral mentor Yoshi have decided to help a pretty young cat find her missing brother. What starts as a routine missing pet investigation soon pits them against both a gang of vicious criminal pit bulls as well as the neighborhood dog police, who are looking into rumors of dogfights. While Gatsby’s up to his whiskers in danger and romance, Yoshi’s putting together the pieces of a puzzle that could rock their community. Can the boys find a missing cat and shut down a dogfighting operation while staying two steps ahead of the local dog police? It’s all in a night’s work for the Petectives!
An 18,000 word mystery novella.

Christmastime is here! But someone not filled with the holiday spirit is trying to kill an obnoxious dog and cat detective Gatsby finds himself in the crossfire. If Gatsby survives, he wants to throw a Christmas Eve blowout for the neighborhood animals. His partner Yoshi is dead set against the party but he may be able to use it to unmask a would-be killer and teach Gatsby what Christmas is all about. Throw in a canine love triangle and a cute orphan and you’ve got the recipe for one riveting Yuletide affair. The Petectives are throwing a Christmas party and you don’t want to miss it!
A 19,000 word mystery novella

It’s the 4th of July and the Petectives are feeling the heat! In the midst of a sweltering heat wave, feline detectives Yoshi and Gatsby get word that an old enemy is back and running a protection racket in their neighborhood. When an attack lands Gatsby’s girlfriend in the veterinary hospital, he gets hot under the collar but it may take Yoshi’s cool logic to shut down a gang of animal criminals and clear a dog from a horrible accusation. The Petectives are back and there’s going to be fireworks!
A 25,000 word mystery novella.


9 thoughts on “Petectives

  1. I saw your post over on and I’m so happy I did! What a cool idea! I also have a cat book that I’m promoting, but it’s quite different from yours – it’s a humorous self-help guide for cats on how to deal with humans. I wonder if you might be interested in taking a look at it?

    I would love to team up with some other cat authors to work on promos – maybe a combo pack or whatever they call selling a bunch of books together for one low price? Or even just to chat.

    Hope to hear from you!

    • Hi Xina:
      I checked out your book and it looks hilarious. I hope that it does well. I don’t know anything about combo packs but the logistics seem pretty challenging.
      Gook luck!

  2. Hi,
    I read all four Petectives books a few months ago and really enjoyed them. Are you going to write anymore?
    Lee Bordenet
    Phoenix, AZ

  3. Hi,
    Whatever happened with the new Petectives books that you said was coming out in late 2017? Did you change your mind or did I somehow miss it?

    • Hi – I had written on a new story, but I wasn’t happy with how it turned out so I’m rewriting it and its not going as quickly as I had hoped. Hopefully the next Petectives book will be out in 2019. Thank you so much for your interest – I really appreciate it!

      • Thank you for getting back to me! I will keep my eye out for the next book, and when it is coming I will probably re-read the others since it has been a while. Have a great Christmas!

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