The Dog on the Roof

Mary Madsen Hallock, Author Creative Arts Book Company $14.95 (210p) ISBN 978-0-88739-422-5
The proprietor of Oaxaca's Casa Colonial hotel, sensible, matronly Do$a Milly, finds herself on the case of several recent murders, including that of a wealthy-looking person whose corpse showed up in her Zapotec neighbors' cornfield. The Dog on the Roof: A Casa Colonial Mystery, Mary Madsen Hallock's lighthearted debut, features an assortment of temperamental tourists, Zapotec farmers and Mexico City gangsters trying to coerce those farmers to grow marijuana.
Reviewed on: 06/01/2002
Release date: 06/01/2002
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