Monday, 30 April 2018


Doggeroo Place Post 6

Doggeroo is the large country town to which Sergeant Russell is
transferred in the book Dog Den Mystery. At least, that's what Sarge's dog Jack says the town is called, and who could doubt the word of a dog detective? 

Doggeroo is a good town. A river runs through it, with some open ground where Jack and his friends like to run, and there's the high part of town where Caterina Smith and Lord Setter live. Just up and across the street from the police house is Auntie Tidge's place, and there's an old empty house where Jack's friend Foxie spent some time. 

Doggeroo has a school and a showground, a hospital, a vet and a library where Fat Molly lives. There's a railway station where Jack and Jill Johnstone live with Jill Russell. 

The town is big enough to have a reasonable population, but not so big that strangers can pass unnoticed. 

Up river from Doggeroo is the town of Cowfork, where Dr Jeannie and Trump live. Trump is Jack's daughter by Jill Russell, so it's a fair bet Dr Jeannie and Sarge know one another quite well. Dr Jeannie's cousin James Barnaby most likely visits Doggeroo at some point... but that's another story.

Doggeroo is the setting for the twelve books in the Jack Russell: Dog Detective series.


Sally is Sally Odgers; author, anthologist and reader. She runs  Prints Charming Books. (Sally is me, by the way, and I am lots of other things too, but these are the relevant ones for now.)
The goal for 2017 was to write a post a day profiling the background behind one of my books; how it came to be written, what it's about, and any things of note that happened along the way. If you're an author, an aspiring author, a reader or just someone who enjoys windows into worlds, you might find this fun. The books are not in any special order, but will be assigned approximate dates, and pictures, where they exist. 2017 is now behind us, but I ran out of year before running out of books. As of February 18th 2018 I STILL haven't run out of books, but many of those still to come are MIA by which I mean I don't have copies and remember little about them. There are more new books to come, and I'll certainly showcase those, but in between times, I'm profiling some of my characters, just for a change. Thank you so much to everyone who's come along on this journey so far! Since April 22nd I'm adding in places!

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