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Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite
“You are such a dog, Spencer. One of these days you're going to turn into one!” To his colleagues, thirty-six-year-old Lieutenant Spencer Watley is a jerk. He’s a playboy, dislikes kids and is rude to everybody. Nevertheless, he works hard to bring down the Cyber Killers Gang; a group he believes is linked to the old Tech City Gang, which was responsible for his father’s death. He also adores and cares about his K-9 partner, Pepper.
K-9 Cop: Case#1 The Dreck Report by Erna Mueller is a story where fate will bring Spencer and a teenager named Justin together in unusual circumstances. Spencer died while on duty and arrives in Heaven, yet the gatekeeper won’t let him in. Spencer needs to complete the Jerk Redemption Program requirement to gain entry. His mission: to make the Andrews family whole again. Justin Andrews is a bright teen, but troublesome and depressed when his mother died. His father is buried in his work and doesn’t know how to deal with the loss, and his older sister Vicky has too much responsibility on her shoulders.
I’m ambivalent about some implausible parts of the story such as, while in a dog’s body, Spencer manages to put a shower cap on his head to take a bath. Formatting and editing can be more polished, nevertheless they are compensated by a great premise, a fast-paced plot and clear-cut narrative. Erna has done well with the characterization and unpredictable twists in the plot are a great bonus. Spencer is not the only one with a special mission on earth; another dog named King seems to be in a same boat as him. All in all, K-9 Cop is an entertaining and whimsical book that all YA and mature readers can enjoy.