Patricia’s marriage of eleven years is over. Despite her doubts about the arrival of Brian, a dog who has become a father-substitute for her ten year old daughter Rachel, Patricia is more than ready for a fulfilled life as a single parent. But then the matchmaking begins. Even her most trusted friends are determined to provide her with potential lovers, all of whom she skillfully manages to avoid – that is until Roland, who is deeply unsuitable, arrives on the scene.
Praise for Mavis Cheek’s Dog Days:
‘As in all good stories, Cheek makes us hope for the best.’ – Daily Mail
‘The observation is acute and the writing full of verve.’ – Today
‘Taking dead aim at complacency and pretension, Mavis Cheek is Jane Austen in modern dress’ – The Boston Globe