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  • Indigo Sea Press 1:58 pm on July 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    It all Started with a DogFeatured Author of the day: Leigh Somerville

    Despite the good intentions of matchmaking friends, family and neighbors, Rachel Springer, a tough Washington, D.C. lawyer, has spent a lifetime protecting her heart from the dangerous possibilities of love. When she finds a ragged stray dog on the streets of Georgetown and brings him home with her, she starts a sequence of startling events that lead her down a path she’s never explored. Along the way, she rents her downstairs apartment to a bachelor whose 5-year-old grandson has the same effect on her as the homeless dog. Rachel’s expanded life in Washington takes several unexpected turns as she juggles the dramas of divorces and molestation charges; a midnight drunk on her front porch; a health crisis that threatens to disrupt her law firm; and a weekend tragedy that turns her world upside down. All it takes to fully open the door to Rachel’s heart is the disappearance of the dog that started it all.

    Click here to read the first chapter of IT ALL STARTED WITH A DOG: http://secondwindbooks.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/it-all-started-with-a-dog-by-leigh-somerville/

     
  • Indigo Sea Press 1:52 pm on July 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Mini Interview with Leigh Somerville, Author of IT ALL STARTED WITH A DOG

    Second Wind: What inspired you to write this particular story?

    Leigh Somerville: I was inspired by Jan Karon’s characters and the way they made me feel. As I read, I began to develop friendships with them and enjoyed spending time with them. In response, I started to work with my own character, Rachel Springer, growing her into someone I liked and then watching her friends and community develop around her, each with their own stories.

     
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