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A poignant and unforgettable tale of love, loss, and moving on . . . with the help of one not-so-little dog

Rocky's husband Bob was just forty-two when she discovered him lying cold and lifeless on the bathroom floor . . . and Rocky's world changed forever. Quitting her job, chopping off all her hair, she leaves Massachusetts—reinventing her past and taking a job as Animal Control Warden on Peak's Island, a tiny speck off the coast of Maine and a million miles away from everything she's lost. She leaves her career as a psychologist behind, only to find friendship with a woman whose brain misfires in the most wonderful way and a young girl who is trying to disappear. Rocky, a quirky and fallible character, discovers the healing process to be agonizingly slow.

But then she meets Lloyd.

A large black Labrador retriever, Lloyd enters Rocky's world with a primitive arrow sticking out of his shoulder. And so begins a remarkable friendship between a wounded woman and a wounded, lovable beast. As the unraveling mystery of Lloyd's accident and missing owner leads Rocky to an archery instructor who draws her in even as she finds every reason to mistrust him, she discovers the life-altering revelation that grief can be transformed . . . and joy does exist in unexpected places.

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    Lost and Found

    Loved this book. Great characters woven into an interesting story centred on an authentic woman with all the flaws and virtues we all have in various measures. And, a bonus for me, a dog identifying all with the wisdom and self reflection so often unrecognized by us mere humans. A good read.

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    Lost and found

    Good story particularly for dog lovers!

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    Loved it!

    I loved this book, I couldn't stop reading , so true how our animals become part of our lives in real life

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    A good book

    Well written. Sweet and suspenseful. An easy read. I enjoyed the characters and would love to see them expanded in another story.

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    Lost & Found

    Great story

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