Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dogs in Books

Rascal, when she's
being good!
Dogs in books are quite popular, especially to me, since I've owned one dog or another for many years. Some of you may already know about my current dog, Rascal, a pit bull, who may yet show up in one of  my books.

I included a Chinese Crested dog in my romantic comedy, Her Handyman, since that strange type of breed seemed a perfect match for my quirky artist character, Zoe.

I also included a neighbor's dog in my romantic suspense, Killer Career, but not in such happy circumstances.

I almost forgot to mention, my upcoming release, Blessing or Curse, also has a police dog in it!

To give proper due to man's and woman's best friend, I started a new Facebook Group, called Dogs in Books.

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Rose Anderson said...

What a pudgie! She's adorable Morgan. :)Best luck.


Debra St. John said...

I'm not much of an animal lover, but I did include a black lab puppy in "Wild Wedding Weekend". The heroine had always dreamed of a house with a white picket fence so the dog could run around in backyard. To prove his love, and that he'd listened when the heroine talked about her dreams, he brought her the puppy and showed her the invoice for the fence he'd ordered.

Morgan Mandel said...

Funny - they had a Chinese Crested puppy in the movie last night - 10 Ways to Lose a Guy. It peed on the pool table!

Morgan Mandel

Deb Larson said...

I have a character who loves his horse. It's his best buddy. Even my dad commented on how much it reminded him of his horse when he was a kid.
We writers need to remember the impact we make in our stories.
DL Larson

Morgan Mandel said...

It's our job to make our readers feel things!

Morgan Mandel