SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 28, 2012

Lehane: I'll name character after who finds my dog


The Salem News

---- — BROOKLINE (AP) — Author Dennis Lehane is offering an unusual reward for the person who finds his family’s beloved missing beagle.

Lehane says he’ll name a character in his next book after whoever finds Tessa, who disappeared from the family’s home in Brookline this week. He says on his Facebook page that Tessa jumped a fence at the home, and even though she has been microchipped, she was not wearing her tags.

Lehane says Tessa is “smart, fast and immeasurably sweet.”

Lehane wrote “Mystic River,” ‘‘Gone Baby Gone,” ‘‘Shutter Island” and other books.