"Gimnez-Bartlett has discovered a world full of dark corners and hidden elements." "ABC"
In this hardboiled fiction for dog lovers and lovers of dog mysteries, detective Petra Delicado and her maladroit sidekick, Garzon, investigate the murder of a tramp whose only friend is a mongrel dog named "Fright." One murder leads to another and Delicado finds herself involved in the sordid, dangerous world of fight dogs. "Dog Day" is first-rate entertainment.
Alicia Gimnez-Bartlett was awarded the "Feminino Lumen" prize for the best female writer in Spain in 1997. She subsequently launched her Petra Delicado series, quickly turning her into one of Spain's most popular and best-loved crime writers.