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A dark comedy about putting yourself in unexpected places, reaching for your dreams, and believing in second chances.
Thirtysomething Page was content with her life in New York City—until it went to the dogs. Unceremoniously dumped by her boyfriend of four years and fired from her art gallery job in the same week, she flees to Washington, DC, and moves in with her big brother. She hopes the new setting and familial comfort will help her finally find her bearings. What Page finds instead is an unlikely refuge: a park for the neighborhood’s poshest pooches, and a quirky pack of companionable dog-run regulars who become fast friends.
Both four-legged and two-, these new allies offer Page a world of possibilities. The woman who hit rock bottom now has dreams: of having her own business, getting her own place, and even wilder ones about the ruggedly handsome owner of a vineyard and two equally fetching Bernese mountain dogs.
Unleashed from all that once held her back, Page finds everything might be falling into place. But just when she thinks her life is headed in the right direction, the road takes a sharp turn to show her just how unpredictable second chances can be. Will Page get her happily ever after? Is there even such a thing?
Witty, smartly funny, and modernly romantic, Happily Whatever After shows us all that sometimes imperfect can still be good enough.
A Note From the Publisher
“Happily Whatever After is a charming novel about falling down, getting back up, and chasing that elusive thing called happiness. I adored this book.” —Elin Hilderbrand, author of Summer of ’69
“Happily Whatever After is a quirky, sweet story about second chances, family, and friendship. Stewart Lewis writes with a perfect blend of humor and wit and delivers a romance that is as hopeful as it is entertaining.” —Jennifer Close, bestselling author of Girls in White Dresses
“Happily Whatever After is a reminder that our lives can take shape in the most unexpected places. It’s a hilarious romp that will make you laugh, cry, and then laugh again.” —Jessica Anya Blau, author of The Trouble with Lexie
“A smart, modern look at finding love and figuring out what really matters. Stewart Lewis has created a funny and sometimes poignant story of self-discovery with a moving family relationship at its core.” —Kerry Winfrey, author of Waiting for Tom Hanks