Karen Petit

Karen Petit of Columbia is the creator of the “Shandon’s Ivy League” Mystery Series for young readers. The series, which follows the adventures of a group of pets that solve crimes, will add Book 5, “The Mystery of the Perils of Paris, this fall. She also is the author of “A Paw on My Heart,” her memoir on the healing power of pets. Karen is “Mom” to two spoiled fur children: Dixie, a bichon-poodle, and Lady Louise, a rescued Standard Poodle who has a daily blog, www.ladylouisespeaks.com.

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