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Hats Off! to Sheila Boneham whose novel Drop Dead on Recall (Animals in Focus Mystery #1, Midnight Ink, 2012) has been selected as a fiction finalist in the annual writing competition of the Dog Writers Association of America. Three of Sheila's nonfiction books have won DWAA best book awards in their categories in the past (Breed Rescue (1998) and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting and Owning a Dog (1992) for General Interest books, and The Simple Guide to Labrador Retrievers for Single Breed Books), and three other books and a short story have been finalists in past years. The winners will be announced in February during the Westminster dog show weekend. Sheila's book The Money Bird (Animals in Focus Mystery #2) was released by Midnight Ink in September 2013.