Pug Actually

By Matt Dunn

Published: July 2023

ISBN: 9780008455507

  • ‘A witty, heart-warming tale about woman’s best friend. You’ll love it!’ Nick Spalding

    ‘A love story that honestly will just make you cheer… I loved it.’ Miranda Dickinson

    When your dog plays cupid…what could possibly go wrong?

    Loyal rescue pug Doug wants his adoring owner Julie to find unconditional love and happiness – and he knows she won’t find either in the arms of Luke, her married boss.

    Doug is terrified that Julie will become a lonely cat-lover if she stays single too long, but he can’t let her fall for any more of Luke’s empty promises. Julie needs to move on – and Doug is convinced that Tom, a newly divorced V-E-T, is perfect for her (despite his questionable occupation).

    There’s just one problem: Julie and Tom can’t stand each other.

    Doug doesn’t quite understand the quirks and complexities of human relationships, but he won’t let that get in the way of his mission to bring Tom and Julie together. After all, being a ‘rescue’ works both ways…

    Readers LOVE Pug Actually!

    ‘A wonderful novel with delicious humour… I'm in love with Doug the pug!’ Jill Mansell

    Charming, brilliant and an absolute hoot… This book makes the world feel a happier place to be.’ Milly Johnson

    Absolutely loved it… A quirky, funny, cute read…I found myself smiling throughout…’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    A marvellously light read that leaves you giggling… you will not regret this one bit.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    Absolutely brilliant…Laugh out loud hilarious’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    ‘A word of caution: Reading this in public may cause uncontrollable laughter and create a scene.’ Library Journal, starred review

    ‘[A] hilarious romance…’ The Washington Post

    …amusing and heartwarming, and Doug is a fantastic star of the show.’ Booklist

    Laugh-out-loud funnyPublishers Weekly

    Praise for Matt Dunn:
    ‘Matt Dunn is officially funny.’ Jojo Moyes

    Funny, warm, honest…’ Jenny Colgan

    ‘Matt Dunn’s writing makes you laugh out loud.’ Sophie Kinsella

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