Winner of the Romantic Novelist Association’s Novel of the Year Award
Rachel’s aunt has left her a house, a Border Collie and, despite knowing nothing about dogs, a crowded kennels. But since her life has collapsed she’s not sure she can deal with any more lost souls.
Zoe’s ex-husband has given their children a puppy. The kids are in love, but she’s the one stuck training Toffee the impossible Labrador. She’s nearly at the end of her tether – until Toffee leads her to a handsome doctor…
Meanwhile Natalie and Johnny’s marriage hasn’t been easy since they started trying for a baby. But is a fridge-raiding, sofa-stealing Basset hound like Bertie really the child substitute they’re looking for?
As the new owners’ paths cross on the town’s dog-walking circuits, their lives become interwoven. And they – and their dogs – learn some important lessons about loyalty, companionship and unconditional love…
Praise for Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts:
‘Sometimes on a cold winter night you just need something fluffy and heartwarming – and this winner of the 2010 Romantic Novel of the Year could be just the thing’ – The Independent’s 50 Best Winter Reads
‘Captivating’ – Daily Express
‘Heart-warming, fun and romantic. Marley and Me fans will love it’ – Closer ****
‘Fluffy and heartwarming, this is the perfect read for a cold winter’s night’ – News of the World ****
‘An easy, tongue-in-cheek romp… A contemporary Bridget Jones, but with canines instead of chardonnay’ – Stylist Magazine
‘Dillon has a real knack for creating mini stories within an overall arc, and pulling them together gradually in time for a nice crescendo ending… It’s funny and charming… a fabulous story that you won’t want to put down, guaranteed to warm the heart of even the most devout non-dog person’ – theBookbag.co.uk