Zookeeper Theodora “Teddy” Bentley discovers that her husband, Sheriff Joe Rejas, unknowingly fathered a son with a high school sweetheart. That son, 18-year-old Dylan, is arrested for the murder of his mother’s former abusive boyfriend—but Teddy knows the real killer is on the loose.
There are a lot of players in The Panda of Death, and initially I had a heck of a time keeping track of everyone. However, as the story swiftly moved forward, I became so fascinated by this righteous heroine and caught up in the tangle of improbable events that I whisked through the pages with a smile ... what’s not to love about this character?
There is one shock after another in Webb’s sixth Gunn Zoo mystery ... Although the murderer’s apprehension is a bit hastily executed, the charm of this series carries through, particularly with Teddy’s love and care for her animal charges, and for the humans who visit them.