When all the world is young, lad,And all the trees are green;And every goose is a swan, lad,And every lass a queen;Then hey, for boot and horse, lad,And round the world away;Young blood must have its course, lad,And every dog its day. Charles Kingsley,Water Babies There is sorrow enough in the natural wayFrom men andContinue reading “A poem to my dog”
Finnegan May has had an eventful time in Manhattan since she first moved to New York City. Her unique profession and quirky, bubbly personality endear her to everyone who meets her. While Finnegan and her detective bride, Jane, are on their honeymoon in upstate New York, Fin finds a lost dog. The little Yorkshire TerrierContinue reading “Unleashed- Case of the Yorkshire Pudding * Erik Schubach”
Finnegan Temperance McLeary-May, dog walker extraordinaire has had an eventful time in Manhattan since she first moved to New York City. Her unique profession and quirky, bubbly personality endear her to everyone who meets her. Finnegan’s penchant for stumbling into misadventures is hard at work embroiling her in a case involving purloined art, graffiti, andContinue reading “Unleashed- Case of the Poodle Doodle * Erik Schubach”
This city—perhaps any city—is a place of secrets and enigmas. Roaming alone with your dog in realms that others seldom visit, you will glimpse disturbing phenomena and strange presences that suggest the world has dimensions that reason alone cannot explain. In this chilling original stand-alone novella, #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz offersContinue reading “The Moonlit Mind: A Tale of Suspense – Dean Koontz”
A dog. His computer. The tunnels under New York City. That’s all Joe Tesla’s agoraphobia has left him with—the inside world, the dark world—and now the black depths of the sea.
It’s been quite a while since I’ve read a story about a woman, a man and a dog and a psychopath chasing them which wasn’t written by Dean Koontz. Nicholas Sparks has written many, many books like The Notebook and A Walk to Remember – but this is his first thriller and I must sayContinue reading “Nicholas Sparks * The Guardian Book Review”
People have a natural tendency to anthropomorphize their pets, to ascribe human perceptions and intentions to the animals where none exist. It is truer for this book than any other Dean Koontz book I’ve read. And I’ve read quite a few! Watchers is considered one of his most popular novels and it straddles the borderContinue reading “Watchers – Dean Koontz * Book Review”
Dogs don’t cry (unless they have to pee). Dogs love it when your friends come over. Dogs don’t care if you use their shampoo. Dogs think you sing great. A dog’s time in the bathroom is confined to a quick drink.
The bushy flick of your tail catches my attention. I am aware of your presence, but I am ignoring you. You are now my bull’s-eye. This will be a fine game. It may be a game, but I set the rules. Whenever you lower your guard, I step forward. I never lower my guard. AllContinue reading “Dog and Squirrel: Steps in a Flirtation”
I have to admit, I only bought this book because one of my friends was raving how amazing the theatre production was. I never really wanted to read a book where a dog dies. I was traumatized enough after I am Legend * Robert Matheson but after a small research online, I was impressed on how wellContinue reading “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon Book Review”