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.
©2015 Annie England Noblin (P)2016 Tantor
"A cozy read that's full of dogs, romance, and small-town charm." (Kirkus)
An annoying story with some love interest not sure. Abby's character was unrealistic,immature and annoying. She asked so many questions why not ?why aren't you telling me ? She was a stranger in town so why she felt entitled to have answers about everyone's business is beyond me. Then she puts herself in danger with known violent criminals because she was curious when she was told too stay away from them. Anyone from the south or a small town knows that a stranger coming into town asking questions or think they know better how people should live will get you chased out of town real fast. Just a silly story.
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