Skip to comments.Review of Marine canine novel in today's Times
Posted on 01/20/2013 9:43:56 AM PST by firebrand
Maggie is one gorgeous girl, altogether worthy of playing a leading role in SUSPECT (Putnam), Craiss heart-tugging novel about two wounded war veterans who nudge each other back to life after suffering a traumatic loss.
Maggie is a 3-year-old German shepherd whose best friend was felled by a land mine in Afghanistan. Scott James, a young officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, went to pieces when he failed to save his partners life in a street shootout. Scott and Maggie survive their battle wounds, but theyre so debilitated by post-traumatic stress that neither is fit for duty until they partner up in the Metro K-9 Unit.
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Some of the passages (although not too many) are from the dog’s point of view, and I thought pretty well done. Book opens in Afghanistan.
I just bought this for my Kindle, it won’t download until tomorrow but I am really looking forward to reading it.
Oops, actually it won’t be delivered until day AFTER tomorrow.