Publication Day: 1st February 2024
Published by: curlew Crescent
An an ambitious high-achieving young woman, unfairly bullied from her job, her career in ruins; her brother, a charming slacker getting by on good looks and charisma; an out-of-control unstoppable terrier called Winkle, and a popular social media star bludgeoned to death – who said pet-sitting would be a walk in the park?
Monica was on the corporate ladder striving to be a high-flying executive, but when the misogynistic bullying from the privileged pale stale males becomes too much she snaps and quits on the spot. At her lowest ebb, a chance remark from her charming slacker brother Paddy identifies a business opportunity – she becomes a pet-sitter!
She’s enthusiastic, she loves animals, and she’s got the management it’s bound to be a success, isn’t it? Monica quickly finds dealing with her team of misfits as easy as herding kittens.
Monica and Paddy soon very publicly clash with a much beloved personal trainer that has made their local park his own personal kingdom. However, after he is brutally murdered with his own dumbbell, legions of his online devotees are quick to pronounce Monica guilty in the court of social media opinion.
When the demands for retribution threaten to overspill into Monica’s real life, she knows she must find the killer before the lynch mob comes for her