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Candice Gunderson and her purebred pooch, Phoebe, are driving through the Indiana countryside on their way to an appointment with a dog breeder. If all goes as planned, the “meeting” with Charles the Conqueror will result in a lovely litter of puppies.Unfortunately, Candice is hopelessly lost, the GPS in her car has gone haywire, and she needs to find a bathroom in the worCandice Gunderson and her purebred pooch, Phoebe, are driving through the Indiana countryside on their way to an appointment with a dog breeder. If all goes as planned, the “meeting” with Charles the Conqueror will result in a lovely litter of puppies.Unfortunately, Candice is hopelessly lost, the GPS in her car has gone haywire, and she needs to find a bathroom in the worst way. The pair pulls up alongside a little house in hopes of finding some helpful inhabitants.What she finds is Bull Ramsey, a cute farmer, and his mutt, Jack, who is more than happy to have a “meeting” of his own with Phoebe.Candice is determined to maintain control of the situation and prove she is an independent woman. A few unexpected events and mischievous farm animals won’t interfere with her plans. She can handle this, right?...

Title : Off Leash
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ISBN : 10941876
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 77 Pages
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Off Leash Reviews

  • Ian
    2019-02-15 03:48

    3.5 StarsCandice is on her way to get her purebred Bichon, Phoebe royally rogered by Charles the Conquerer, a prize winning stud Bichon. Unfortunately she gets hopelessly lost and finds herself in desperate need of a bathroom break outside a farm in rural Indiana. Phoebe slips her leash and heads straight for farm mutt Jack.Jack thinks Phoebe is a fine looking woman and it must be love because Phoebe thinks Jack is also a very sexy man in that hairy farmer way. They immediately consummate their love again and again much to Candy's distress and human farmer Mark's amusement. On the surface Candice and Mark are an odd couple but in Mark Candice sees something that's missing in her life. In one afternoon on the farm she finds friendship and love.This book is very short and there is no room for character development, added to that the story takes place over a day and a half from start to finish so it's an unlikely scenario. Mark and Candice kiss three hours after they meet,I know that does happen, but everything seems a little rushed in this book. Still it's a sweet (very) short story, and a bit of harmless fun for a couple of hours.

  • Jaimey
    2019-02-12 01:42

    4.8 stars Oh my. Can I just say I LOVED this story? It is such a sweet, heartwarming, feel-good kind of story, the kind that brings a tear to your eye when you finish. The heroine is someone anyone can relate to, trying so desperately to fit in somewhere and stamp out that little spark that tries to tell her she doesn't even like where she's trying to fit. I love that it takes a farmer, two dogs, three goats, and a whole town to show her what she really wants. I can't even really object to the shortness of this novella. Ms Anderson packed so much into the 27,000 or so words that I'm not left feeling cheated. The romance is squeaky clean and the language is what I would call mild. Very, very well done! Would I read more from Ms Anderson? Unless she drastically changes her writing, I'll read everything she writes! (And I'm not even a fan of contemporary romance.)Other titles by Jenna Anderson: Healing Touch *Disclaimer: I received this book free from the author. I was not paid in any way for this review. The views expressed here are my honest opinions of this work.

  • Christina (Ensconced in Lit)
    2019-01-25 23:40

    I received this book as a free gift in exchange for an honest review.Here's my problem-- there's a lot of things to like about this little novella. I love bichons and own one, and Phoebe was downright cute! There are several moments that really work-- like when Candice meets Mark's mom for the first time, when she starts really figuring out what is important to her, etc. But then there are the moments that didn't really work for me. I never really liked Candice that much. I figured out by the end that she was making this journey to figure out who she was, but by the time I started to warm up to her, 80% of the book was over. I was still wondering why Mark put up with her for so many hours. He's a good guy, I know, but most good guys I know would have been nice to her but have been very turned off by her snobbish attitude and overall ridiculous behavior towards someone who has been bending over backwards for her.I almost think this book would have worked better not as a romance, but an exploration of this character and why she made the journey she did.

  • Courtney (Fuzzy.Coffee.Books)
    2019-01-29 04:01

    What I Liked: 1) Candice. She reminded me so much of myself. Hopelessly lost is a perpetual state for me! Okay, I'm not that bad, but I am directionally challenged. This kind of thing would definitely happen to me, and so I really was able to connect with Candice. 2) The plotline. I'm a sucker for a good love story, and this one was really fun to get into. I feel like it's always a challenge to fit a love story into a novella, but this one was excellently written, and did not feel forced at all. 3) An uncomplicated setting. A majority of the story was spent at Bull's farm, and it was a fun place to be. We didn't have to worry too much about where we were, and where we were going as far as setting was concerned, and could focus more on where the story itself was going. And in addition to having the farm as a setting, the farm is in this small town in Indiana, and Candice, as a city girl is all caught up in it. Has a sort of, Sweet Home Alabama feel to it, in some places. 4) The Dogs! This whole part of the plot was just too stinkin' cute for words. I am an animal lover, I have my sweet Sophie girl, so I loved that it was kind of like, the dogs brought these two together.What I Didn't Like: 1) I did NOT like Candice's "best friends." In fact, at one point, I was so fed up with them that I said out loud to my mother (I was reading at her house) that "this girl's friends seriously are awful to her." Then on basically the next page, Candice was talking about how she wasn't sure her friends were really friends at all. She gets points for figuring that out, cause I was getting seriously irritated by them. 2) I would have liked to get to know Bull a little better. There were times that his character, while sometimes charming, also sometimes fell a little flat.Overall thoughts: This was a great novella if you are looking for a light read. It was perfect timing for me, because I was reading all these paranormals for Halloween, and was definitely ready for something different when my Halloween reads were done! Candice is a completely relatable character and the scrapes she's gotten herself into are both comical and understandable. I found it very enjoyable and look forward to reading more from Jenna Anderson.

  • Samantha March
    2019-02-07 02:55

    I have a read a handful of short stories and my general consensus is...meh. I usually struggle to get invested in the character, or when I am intrigued by the story, it ends abruptly and I feel cheated. I tend to stay away from them as a personal preference, but when my friend Jenna Anderson asked me to read and review her short story Off Leash, I didn’t want to turn her down. And actually, I’m glad I didn’t! Sure this was a short story, about 27,000 words, but I really enjoyed reading it. The main character is Candice Gunderson, who is driving through Indiana with her dog Phoebe. They are on their way to a dog breeder to introduce Phoebe to another purebred and hopefully make a beautiful liter of award winning puppies. But the situation takes a wrong turn after Candice is lost - without a GPS or a phone. They finally find a farm where they can possibly get some help, but the stop proves to be more trouble than useful. At least there is a cute farmer around...I was hooked on the story from the beginning, and really didn’t feel cheated at all. I got to know Candice and her quirks and the fact that she really wanted to prove her independence, and I enjoyed the romantic connection between her and the farmer, Bull. Some of the scenes between Phoebe and Bull’s dog, Jack, were pretty hysterical, and there was enough some great suspense in there when the dogs go missing. Overall, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked this book. I thought Anderson did a great job with this short story, and I would definitely recommend this quick read. [Rating: 4]

  • Gayle
    2019-01-24 02:50

    3.5 stars. This was a short e-book I had on my Kindle that got picked for my dentist appointment wait today. It was a sweet story, although a couple of things seemed a bit unrealistic to me. Still I liked the overall message of being true to yourself and relying on your family and friends to help you.

  • Jo
    2019-02-06 02:51

    Short and sweet - an easy read which made me smile - my first book read on the Kindle.

  • Jenna Anderson
    2019-02-15 04:52

    I hope you like it!

  • Michelle
    2019-02-08 23:35

    Off Leash was such a cute short story that I thoroughly enjoyed reading. This story was fast paced, heartwarming and most most importantly fun. I don't think there was one moment while reading that I felt the story was a single bit boring or unnecessary and even though it was only quite short, it was a refreshing and much needed break from some of the heavier reads I have experienced lately.It's obvious from the start that the main character, Candice, lives in a world without much responsibility and where almost everything seems to be too perfect on the outside. When fate brings her to meet Mark, a farmer who is content with living the simple life and who has an entire town of people willing to put their life on hold for him when the situation arises, Candice begins to realise that her life really isn't as perfect as it seems.At first I wasn't a big fan of Candice's character because she seemed to be a bit of a snob, but when you think about the world she comes from and the fake people she's been surrounded with it's easy to realise why she acts the way she does.On the other hand, Mark is an instantly likeable character who seems to be a genuinely caring guy who knows what's important in life. In the space of just one day, Mark teaches Candice a huge life lesson and in the end the reader is left feeling satisfied and as if they have become a part of the small community that the story centres around.Overall I loved this story and just wished that there could have been a little bit more of it! It's a truly fun novella to read when you feel like a bit of time-out and will leave you with that feel-good vibe at the end.

  • Cheryl
    2019-02-01 03:49

    This was so cute! Poor Candice is having a Murphy's Law day! Anything can and will go wrong today...but her dog Phoebe is having a blast! She finds out about her friends and that she can make her own decisions. I loved it!

  • Fancy Mom
    2019-02-06 04:54

    Very good story about family and friendsI loved this book. It was a sweet love story about finding and depending on yourself. Allowing for that change led into a love story. I'd read this author again.

  • Lizz
    2019-01-29 04:53

    A really cute novella with dogs! And goats! Aside from having the urge to pummel Candace about the head and ears for being such an idiot, I liked the book. The author managed to pull off a plausible romance in a short amount of pages, which I'm fairly sure is harder than it seems it would be.

  • Marilyn
    2019-01-24 01:42

    Really enjoyed this short story. The main characters were likeable. The feel of small town America came alive with the antics of the farm, the animals and the neighbors who came to check out the situation.

  • Lea
    2019-01-30 06:02

    Cute novella involving a city girl, a farm boy, two mismatched dogs, goats and romance.

  • Tiffany Tinkham-Graves
    2019-02-15 07:43

    This was a very funny romance book. I laughed all through it!

  • Sammy Sutton
    2019-01-27 07:35

    OFF LEASH is an entertaining light read with romance. Enjoyable without all the complexity. If your looking for a quick fun read this is a great choice.

  • Laura
    2019-01-31 23:42

    This is a good book!!!!

  • Joy
    2019-02-02 05:01

    This was a cute fluff of a book, and really sometimes that's what you need. Happy predictable endings :-)

  • Lazetta Krause
    2019-01-22 01:45

    This was a cute story. Would recommend to anyone liking a quick, fun read.