S a great story with "Awesome Characters Wonderful Dogs "characters and wonderful dogs thankful to have won this book with a Goodreads giveaway characters are believable the story doesn t revolve around sex and is a well written story that will keep you reading Lovely story about dogs and their people Fun story about a couple that retires to a gated community in Savannah Georgia Catherine doesn t think Ralph appreciates her or their Boston Terrier Karma and he seems to appreciate their young realtor with the low cut blouse a little too much When Catherine meets the lovely widowed Fred and his Great Dane Seuoia she feels a spark Will she explore it or stay true to leaves his dishes on the counter Ralph irky features include Catherine s friend Amity a divorced English teacher who goes creeping into houses while people are on vacation to briefly live their lifestyles and water their forgotten houseplants You don t have to be a dog lover to love this book Karma and Seuoia will warm your heart and Ida Blue will have you giggling throughout her story But the most charming element of the novel is the growing relationship between Catherine and Fred who exhibit that thrill of new love often attributed to teenagers but actually emergent any time two soul mates meet Open or download this one as soon as you can It s due out this summer You work hard your whole life with the goal being retirement in a nice place where you can enjoy life your spouse and keep doing the things you love That s what Catherine assumed would happen when she and her husband made the move south to a lovely gated community near Savannah What she didn t expect was that he would want to enjoy activities without her Every day She s feeling ignored Disney Infinity: Character Encyclopedia uncared for and lonelyFred s wife died a while ago He s wading through grief but trying to keep a foot in the day to day His dog is the reason he goes out each day. Gated community it becomes apparent that Catherine and Ralph’s visions of retirement couldn’t be different While Catherine is intrigued by theirirky neighbors Ralph’s golf and poker routine seems to be interrupted only by his flirtations with their zealous real estate agentAs the pair drift further apart Catherine cannot help but sense her marriage is at risk Then she meets rec.
Read Good KarmaVery slow at first Took me a while to get into it as you can see it took me a while to get through wouldn t choose it again In GOOD KARMA a zany ensemble cast wrestles with retirement loss loneliness and love not at an exotic Marigold hotel "but at a gated golf community in savannah "at a gated golf community in Savannah fun begins early on at the community s dog park and lasts ntil the final pages of this novel rich in hilarity and heart As New Jersey transplants Catherine and Ralph settle into retirement their childless marriage grows colorless with every round of golf he plays and every wink he gives their brassy blonde realtor Catherine soon discovers that what she wants is to matter to someone other than Karma her Boston terrier Meanwhile a few streets over newly widowed Fred can t seem to get on with his life He senses his wife s spirit everywhere and his Great Dane Seuoia forever waiting at the sliding glass door does too Real life Real people But these characters have a comic edge Catherine dresses her baby Karma in colorful hats Nostalgic Fred bemoans life with the interweb And there are totally outrageous characters too Ida Blue Childs a hefty pet psychic who wears a flowing caftan and Lady Danger lipstick even when sitting at home with Dr Phil Amity a lonely woman who breaks into houses to live other people s lives and Mr Peabody an alligator who is always lurking in one of the community s lagoonsIt s Karma and Seuoia who bring disillusioned Catherine and romantic Fred together to see if love can really be lovelier the second time around And it s GOOD KARMA tender hilarious and big hearted that will make Christina Kelly an author to remember and to thank for a sharp
Sparkling Read Loved This Book Christina Sread Loved this book Christina s are funny and engaging What a charming book to escape to and meet some irky folks Also loved the Dog Park being part of the story Loved this book It wa. A charming heartfelt tale of love lost and regained in a gated community in Savannah GeorgiaAfter almost forty years in New Jersey Catherine Ralph and their beloved Boston Terrier Karma are hitting the road relocating to a gorgeous serene island off the coast of Savannah Georgia where Catherine can work on her backhand and Ralph can hit the links But pon their arrival in the Seven Oaks. Mainly to the local dog park where he sees "other community residents He S Seventy Five And seventy five and if his best years are behind him There are characters "community residents He s seventy five and wondering if his best years are behind him There are characters can relate to the same feelings as Catherine and Fred and they all intersect in nexpected ways at Seven OaksGood Karma is a irky poignant entertaining novel that I enjoyed and think will strike a chord with readers of a certain age or readers looking for something a little different I received a book from the publisher in exchange for my honest review Great book and a huge surprise So "it rained all through our summer vacation I read everything I brought and "rained all through our summer vacation I read everything I brought and forced to turn to my wife s pile Understand that I m the kind of guy that would rather stick thumbtacks into his knee caps than read a book labeled women s fiction But WOW It was a real surprise Lovable and laughable characters surprising twists of plot folks like s coping with late onset marital stress and among other pressures of aging I came to see disturbing signs of myself in the absurdly self absorbed husband who contributed zero at home Feeling a bit guilty I am working on mending my ways A wonderful ending that will make even the most cynical curmudgeon well 1898 up But don t tell the guys in my motorcycle group I said this Definitely recommend this A story about a bunch of lonely people who are brought together by the spirit of Fred s recently deceased wife than the dog whom the book is named for I enjoyed the characters themselves and each of their story lines but together there wasn t much cohesion beyond Catherine and Fred s storyIda Blue and Amity who should each have their own book just added disjointed story lines that didn t make much sense to the wholeWhile I was able to finish the book it s not something I d recommend the cover is much cuter than the book Forced myself to read it hoping it would get better It didn Ent widower Fred at the dog park United by their dogs they embarkpon a friendship that could be something Night of the Werewolf (Choose Your Own Nightmare, until she discovers that he’s notite what he seems As she sorts out fact from fiction and discovers what sorts of secrets might be hiding behind Seven Oaks’ pristine picket fences she’ll have to make a decision affecting her future happiness and her chance at newfound lov. .