THE ROLE OF GREYHOUNDS IN THE SUSPENSE SERIES
Author Joyce Godwin Grubbs first rescue: “DEX” (Justune’s Dixie was his racing name)
While the greyhounds inspired the format used to support the stories of the Greyhound Lady Walking suspense series, it is not “about them”, but rather about the actual victim/survivors of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault.(Real cases fictionalized to protect identities.) However it is important to explain that the parallels between the greyhounds and victim/survivors is very real. One learns a great deal about this amazing breed during the course of the series.
The plight of the racing greyhound is not unlike that of victims of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault. Both are victims of a lifestyle of abuse, pain, and perceived unending control that often ends in death. That of course, is the very definition of a victim of domestic violence.
The novels by author Joyce Godwin Grubbs bring these two…
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