Sam: A Shaggy Dog Story by Sally Cronin

Sally Cronin 5 April 2015Sally is a nutritional therapist, and a truly gifted person who has worked in a variety of professions, travelled around the world, and written several ‘how to’ books on various subjects ranging from health to micro-management. And it doesn’t stop there… but if I tell you anymore, that’ll spoil the interview I have lined up with her!

So, over to the review:

sam: a shaggy dog story


Synopsis: The true story of Sam, a rough collie, written from his perspective. A tribute to a true friend and a genuine family member. (Sally Cronin)

Review: Sally had done a wonderful job of letting Sam tell his own story in the form of a memoir which provides a fresh perspective through the eyes of a dog. Sam takes us on the journey of his life with all its twists and turns from his own limited, but genuine understanding of things. I rated Sam: A Shaggy Dog Story, five stars for its very well written prose and because the photos here and there break up the story very nicely providing a comfortable and seamless flow.  A truly delightful read for any dog lover.

Links: Sam: A Shaggy Dog Story (US)    Sam: A Shaggy Dog Story (UK)


About Kev

Kev is an Author & Songwriter. After years of studying, and even more years working in education, and management in the US, he returned to his hometown in England where he finally settled down to focus on his writing and music. Links to his works can be found in the widget bar, and more information about them can be found on his pages above. He would greatly appreciate it if you would check them out. Kev has a M.Ed in Secondary Education with English as his main subject area. He also did post-graduate studies in Christian Counselling and Psychopathology after obtaining a BA in Psychology with a minor in Classical Greek.

19 comments on “Sam: A Shaggy Dog Story by Sally Cronin

  1. Sounds as though it’s a delightful tale. Well done!

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  2. I have this one in my current reading list, and am looking forward to it!

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  3. Sally is a talented and lovely lady. Her books are wonderful. I look forward to reading this one too. Thank you for sharing, Kev! Hugs & Blessings to you both!

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  4. Rasaritul incepe cu prima raza de soare…ploaia incepe cu prima roua…focul incepe de la prima scanteie…iar fericirea?…mereu de la primul zambet! …O seara frumoasa si linistita!
    Dawn begins with the first ray of sunshine … rain … fire dew begins with the first start at first spark … and happiness? … Always the first smile! .. A beautiful evening and quiet!

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  5. Is there your book just as Kindle version? I would have liked it as a printed paperback, Sally.

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  6. sounds like a beautiful story!

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  7. It sounds like a truly captivating book… I love the spotlight here, dear Kev!,
    Have a great sunday… All the best to you! Aquileana ;star:

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  8. Reblogged this on MythRider and commented:
    Kevin of Great Indie Authors just posted a book review of Sally Cronin of Smorgasbord.

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  9. Sam’s story pulled at my heartstrings It’s an adorable story. ❤ ❤ I'm not a dog person but I fell head over heels for Sam. ❤

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  10. Sally, you really out-did yourself with Sam’s story. Huge hugs. 🙂 ⭐

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  11. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    It is like Christmas today with some great surprise packages including a five star review for Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story from Kevin Cooper – so pleased that the boy still brings pleasure to those he meets. Thanks a million Kevin

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