St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets

St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets

Annie England Noblin

Annie England Noblin

If you love Susan Mallery and Jill Shalvis, you won't want to miss this new novel of second chances, dogs, and knitting, from the author of Pupcakes and Sit! Stay! Speak! Laid off, cheated on, mugged: what else can go wrong in Maeve Stephens' life? So when she learns her birth mother has left her a house, a vintage VW Beetle, and a marauding cat, in the small town of Timber Creek, Washington, she packs up to discover the truth about her past. She arrives to the sight of a cheerful bulldog abandoned on her front porch, a reclusive but tempting author living next door, and a set of ready-made friends at the St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets, where women knit colorful sweaters for the dogs and cats in their care. But there's also an undercurrent of something that doesn't sit right with Maeve. What's the secret (besides her!) that her mother had hidden?If Maeve is going to make Timber Creek her home, she must figure out where she fits in and...
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The Sisters Hemingway

The Sisters Hemingway

Annie England Noblin

Annie England Noblin

For fans of Susan Mallery, Kristan Higgins, or Susan Wiggs, this is a novel for anyone who loves stories about sisters, dogs, and family secrets. The Sisters Hemingway: they couldn't be more different...or more alike.The Hemingway Sisters of Cold River, Missouri are local legends. Raised by a mother obsessed with Ernest Hemingway, they were named after the author's four wives—Hadley, Pfeiffer, Martha, and Mary. The sisters couldn't be more different—or more alike. Now they're back in town, reunited to repair their fractured relationships. Hadley is the poised, polished wife of a senator.Pfeiffer is a successful New York book editor.Martha has skyrocketed to Nashville stardom.They each have a secret—a marriage on the rocks, a job lost, a stint in rehab...and they haven't been together in years.Together, they must stay in their childhood home, faced with a puzzle that may affect...
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Pupcakes

Pupcakes

Annie England Noblin

Annie England Noblin

Sit! Stay! Speak! author Annie England Noblin's novel takes one woman starting over, adds an aging pug named Teddy Roosevelt, and proves the power of a well-baked dog treat. All she wants is a settled-down life.What she gets is a dog—and a whole new normal . . . There he stood in the doorway: overweight, depressed and nearly homeless—a pug named Teddy Roosevelt. Teddy was Brydie Benson's latest problem, arriving on top of her messy divorce and sudden move. Brydie needed a place to start over, so this rent-free home seemed a great idea. She just never counted on Teddy, or his owner, the Germantown Retirement Village's toughest customer, Pauline Neumann.And because rent-free doesn't mean bills-free, Brydie gets a night-shift job at a big-box grocery. Whoever guessed there were so many people who wanted baked goods after midnight?Then, she gets an idea—why not...
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Sit! Stay! Speak!

Sit! Stay! Speak!

Annie England Noblin

Annie England Noblin

Echoing the novels of Mary Alice Monroe, Allie Larkin, and Holly Robinson, this charming debut novel tells the unforgettable story of a rescue dog that helps a struggling young outsider make peace with the past.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, but a bedraggled puppy she discovered...
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Just Fine with Caroline

Just Fine with Caroline

Annie England Noblin

Annie England Noblin

From the author of Sit! Stay! Speak! comes a tender, terrific novel complete with long-buried secrets, a three-legged pot belly pig, and an irresistible dog—an unforgettable story about love, friendship, and community. Perfect for fans of Mary Kay Andrews and Mary Alice Monroe.Caroline O'Connor never dreamed she'd be back home in Cold River, Missouri, the Ozark Mountain town where everyone is 'up your business.'...they mean well as they drive you crazy. She thought she'd left town for good, but now she's back, helping to care for her New York born mother—struck with Alzheimer's, and prone to saying and doing anything—and her father, the beloved local doctor frustrated he can't cure his own wife.As for Caroline, she's doing 'just fine' coping with her parents, her brazen cousin Ava Dawn's marital disasters, her mostly-deaf dog...and with Noah Cranwell, far-flung relative of a local family mostly infamous for running moonshine, an ex-veteran who's...
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