The Dog Who Saved Me: A Novel

The Dog Who Saved Me: A Novel

by Susan Wilson
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The Dog Who Saved Me: A Novel by Susan Wilson

Cooper Harrison, a member of the Boston K-9 unit, never thought he would ever go back to his hometown, Harmony Farms. But when his faithful canine partner, Argos, is killed in the line of duty, Cooper finds himself mired in grief. Jobless, on the verge of divorce, and in a self-destructive rut, Cooper has little choice but to accept an offer for the position of animal control officer in Harmony Farms.

And so he finds himself back where he started. Where his father, Bull, was once known as the town drunk. Where his brother, Jimmy, was a delinquent and a bully. Where he grew up as "one of those" Harrisons. Forced to face the past while dealing with the present—including his brother's continued involvement in the drug business—Cooper does his job with deliberate detachment, refusing to get emotionally invested in another dog the way he had with Argos. Until he finds himself rescuing a wounded and gun-shy yellow lab gone feral...

Cooper never thought he'd find himself going back in order to move forward, yet Harmony Farms is the one place where Cooper must learn to forgive and, only then, heal. All with the help of a yellow dog, who has a history—and secrets—that Cooper must uncover.

"Superior. A moving tale about canine healing power." —Booklist on The Dog Who Saved Me

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250080448
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 02/23/2016
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 356,877
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

SUSAN WILSON is the author of nine novels, including the bestselling The Dog Who Danced and One Good Dog. She lives on Martha's Vineyard.

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The Dog Who Saved Me 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good story except that the ending was really rushed while the rest dragged in some parts. It got tiring to read some of the flashbacks as there too frequent in nature. But a good story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was very good story.
yffum More than 1 year ago
I thoroughly enjoyed it. Sad but real. I have lost beloved pets and the pain described was like reliving the distress. Also put me on the path to  another Rescue
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wud say it is prety good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was awesome!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tots loved it!!!please write more your so good!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a sad book so far. I haven't finished it yet plz dont spoil
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its morning. The normal. Breakfast, of course the girls were mean. You wonder what changed them. The next 3 days are normal. Now your plan takes place. A knock on the door, their mom bursts in and sees Heather kicking my stomach and Holly kicking my shin. Mr.Grande egging them on. A yell comes from her very small body. "WHAT IS THIS?!" Mr.Grande tries to explan. "She was being terrible!" "And you punish her by kicking! What a fool you are Robb!" Your plan had worked. 911 was called. Mr.Grande was taken to jail. You lived happily in the mantion with Mrs.Grande in your new luxury bedrolm. Thats the end. Please write what you thought on any book. Should i do another story? Call me Bri.