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Two Good Dogs: A Novel (Hardcover)
Susan Wilson, the bestselling author of One Good Dog delivers another powerful novel of loyalty and love.
Single mom Skye Mitchell has sunk her last dime into a dream, owning the venerable, if run-down LakeView Hotel in the Berkshire Hills. It’s here where she believes she’ll give her fourteen-year-old daughter Cody a better life. But being an innkeeper is more challenging than she imagined, and Cody still manages to fall in with the wrong crowd. In addition, Cody is keeping an earth-shattering secret that she’s terrified to reveal. The once loving, open girl has now become completely withdrawn, and Skye is both desperate and helpless to reach her.
When Adam March and his pit bull Chance check into the hotel, it becomes the first of many visits. Here in these peaceful mountains he finds an unexpected relief from his recent bereavement. He and the beleaguered innkeeper form a tentative friendship. Adam knows the struggles of raising a difficult teenager and Skye understands loneliness.
And then there is Mingo, a street kid with a pit bull dog of his own. When Cody discovers an overdosed Mingo, Adam takes the boy’s dog not just for safekeeping, but to foster and then rehome. But the dog isn’t the only one who needs saving. A makeshift family begins to form as four lost people learn to trust and rely on each other, with the help of two good dogs.
About the Author
Susan Wilson is the bestselling author of books including One Good Dog, Cameo Lake and Beauty, a modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast, which was made into a CBS-TV movie. She lives on Martha’s Vineyard.
Praise for The Dog Who Saved Me
“The heartwarming moments of this story are balanced with the darker realities of a small town. That harmony makes the happy ending all the more rewarding and leaves the reader with a narrative of love and redemption that never becomes cloying.” –Library Journal
“Get out the hanky: in The Dog Who Saved Me, New York Times bestselling author Susan Wilson is back with another moving story that illustrates the power that a dog’s love and companionship has to change one’s life.” –Modern Dog magazine
Praise for A Man of His Own
"Touching and heartfelt." —Modern Dog magazine
“A War Horse for dog lovers.” – Booklist
“A Nicholas Sparks–ian romantic drama, with an "everyone loves a dog" twist.” –Kirkus
Praise for The Dog Who Danced
“Superior. A moving tale about canine healing power.” —Booklist
“Fans of Wilson’s One Good Dog, or new readers looking for a heartwarming tale of the bond between human and animal, will find plenty to enjoy.” –Publishers Weekly
Praise for One Good Dog
"A wonderful novel: a moving, tender, and brilliantly crafted story.” —Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain
“One Good Dog will make you cry, will make you laugh, will make you feel things more than you thought possible—and it will make you believe in second chances.” —Augusten Burroughs, New York Times bestselling author
“[One Good Dog] evokes both laughter and tears, but the ending assures you that humans and dogs are capable of redemption.” –Library Journal