Humor Abounds in This Hard-Boiled Country Caper A whodunit that will keep readers guessing until the end, this witty farmyard mystery stars a canine detective and a family of crazy chickens that desperately need his help. J.J. Tully is supposed to be enjoying peaceful retirement on a farm, but it's a hard adjustment after seven adrenaline-filled years as a search-and-rescue dog, until his simple life on the farm is turned upside down when two chicks go missing. Moosh, the mother hen, is left with a ransom note and comes to J.J. Tully for help. After negotiating a hamburger out of the deal, J.J. takes the case. But things are not what they seem, and no one is telling the whole truth. Let the bird-brained hunt for the lost peeps begin!