Book Review: Paradise Lost

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Author: Katie Fforde

Published: April 1st 2004 by Arrow

Nel Innes thinks of herself as an overweight and unattractive widow. With all her three children grown up and almost leaving the nest, Nel is content to be with Simon, her real estate boyfriend. Everything changes when she was kissed by a very handsome stranger under the mistletoe who turns out to be a solicitor named Jake Demerand. Unfortunately for Nel, he is working for the couple who inherited the Hunstanton Manor and who are also planning to turn the water meadows into a building site. Nel, horrified by the very prospect intends to prevent that from happening at all costs. Continue reading “Book Review: Paradise Lost”

Book Review: Ricochet: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions

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Author: Judy Fridono with Kay Pfaltz

Published: May 5th 2015 by Hci

Ricochet, a golden retriever was born on January 25, 2008, in a litter of ten. As a bright puppy who quickly learned to switch on lights and listen to various instructions, her future as a service dog seems already mapped out for her by her owner and trainer, Judy Fridono. Except that Ricochet has plans of her own, or more accurately, she knew from the Continue reading “Book Review: Ricochet: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions”