The Secret Life of Souls

The Secret Life of Souls

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At the heart of this psychological suspense novel is the haunting depiction of a family's fall and the extraordinary gifted dog, Caity, who knows the truth. As the drama unfolds Caity evolves from protector to savior, from scapegoat to prop, and eventually, from avenger to survivor. She is an unselfish soul in a selfish world--and she is written with depth and grace by authors Ketchum and Mckee, who display a profound understanding of a dog's complex emotions. With her telling instincts and her capacity for joy and transformative love, Caity joins the pantheon of great dogs in contemporary literature.

Eleven year old actress Delia Cross is beautiful, talented, charismatic. A true a star in the making. Her days are a blur of hard work on ­set, auditions and tutors. Her family--driven, pill­-popping stage mother Pat, wastrel dad Bart, and introverted twin brother Robbie--depends on her for their upscale lifestyle. Delia in turn depends on Caity, her beloved ginger Queensland Heeler--and loyal friend--for the calming private space they share. Delia is on the verge of a professional break through. But just as the contracts are about to be signed, there is a freak accident that puts Delia in the danger zone with only Caity to protect her.

Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2016.
Edition: First Pegasus Books edition.
ISBN: 9781681772349
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: x, 223 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: McKee, Lucky - Author


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Sep 28, 2017

An absolutely wonderful read. Oh yes, there are horrific things that had me shaking for being so mad. and so near tears. It didn't help that the anniversary of my own dog, Maxx had to be euthanized, a year next month. But he was so old and kept getting sick with liver dysfunction and had gone blind. He was 19. I still feel the guilt of that decision. Caity reminded me of Maxx with her protectiveness. I miss him so terribly, but I know he's no longer in pain. I was so glad Caity survived, despite it all. You won't regret reading this, it is wonderful and a real heart breaker, with much strength. Happy Reading!

Dec 26, 2016

You are not going to want to put this book down even though it horrifies in unexpected ways.


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