Wednesday, November 27, 2019

eARC Book review: Dachshund Through the Snow (The Dogmothers #2.5) by Roxanne St. Claire

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Available Dec. 3rd 2019
eARC Provided by author.

Agnes Santorini, known as "Yiayia" to her Greek clan, only has one thing on her Christmas list -- a brown short-haired dachshund that matches the one she dreamed about, certain that pup can save her aging heart. When she learns that a local man has this very dog for adoption, she and her partner-in-crime, Gramma Finnie, leash up their current doxies and join forces with their great-granddaughter to get their paws on the pooch.
But things don't go quite as smoothly as expected. A quick walk through the town of Bitter Bark turns complicated when the dog's owner has a simple demand, which sets off a series of events that have two grannies and one girl dashing through the snow with two dogs in tow. As they meet every demand and overcome every obstacle, Yiayia shares the secret of her past...and reveals just why this is the canine angel she needs to save her.
But even if they manage to get the dog under their Christmas tree, that might not be where the little fellow belongs. And maybe, just maybe, Yiayia's heart can be healed by a completely different kind of love...the kind that only comes at Christmas.
Agnes Santorini and Grammie Finnie have become best friends since their families have merged. Agnes is on a mission to get a short hair dachshund. She's been waiting to find this particular dog and enlists Grammy Finnie and Pru to help her get it. While on this mission we get some of Agnes's backstory. Why she's the way she is. Pru has her own drama as well and then you toss in bits and pieces of the rest of the families and it's a fun and emotional read. If you're reading this series you won't want to miss this novella. If you haven't started now is as good a time as any.
Find out more about Roxanne St Claire and this series here

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