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Short Synopsis
Echoing the novels of Mary Alice Monroe, Allie Larkin, and Holly Robinson, this charming debut novel tells the unforgettable story of a rescue dog that helps a struggling young outsider make peace with the past.

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Addie Andrews is living a life interrupted. Tragedy sent her fleeing from Chicago to the shelter of an unexpected inheritance—her beloved aunt's somewhat dilapidated home in Eunice, Arkansas, population very tiny. There she reconnects with some of her most cherished childhood memories. If only they didn't make her feel so much!

People say nothing happens in small towns, but Addie quickly learns better. She's got an elderly next-door neighbor who perplexingly dances outside in his underwear, a house needing more work than she has money, a best friend whose son uncannily predicts the weather, and a local drug dealer holding a massive grudge against her.

Most surprising of all, she's got a dog. But not any dog: a bedraggled puppy she discovered abandoned, lost, and in desperate need of love. Kind of like Addie herself. She'd come to Eunice hoping to hide from the world, but soon she discovers that perhaps she's finding the way back—to living, laughing, and loving once more.

"A cozy read that's full of dogs, romance, and small-town charm." ---Kirkus

"[I]t all comes together in the end in a way that leaves readers fulfilled." ---RT Book Reviews

"Readers of Debbie Macomber will enjoy poet and nonfiction author Noblin's first novel. It's an enjoyable story full of laughter, tears, and just plain fun." ---Library Journal

"A warm, emotionally grounded story that will delight fans of Mary Kay Andrews and contemporary women's fiction." ---Booklist

"I recommend this to anyone who likes a heated love story with a small town feel and an adorable puppy!" ---Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust

Sit! Stay! Speak!

Author Annie England Noblin

Narrated by Joell A. Jacob

Publication date Apr 5, 2016

Running time 10 hrs

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