Elizabeth Parker

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I live in Las Vegas, NV with my two retrievers. I started writing over fifteen years ago, mostly technical manuals with a little added pizzazz. I've also been writing novels since I was a teenager, however back then, they were either hand-written in penmanship that was barely legible or type-written. Penmanship and typewriters. Do those words still exist? Do you remember those typewriters? Didn't you just love it when the keys used to get tangled together? That was fun. Or how about the high tech white-out that was the stone-age version of our modern computer backspace key. Those were good times. Ah, but I digress!

I had written my first book about dogs, Finally Home in the early part of 2010. Throughout my years of living with Buddy, our go
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Hearts of Gold

Hearts of Gold was an emotional book to write as it combines the horrific life of a child who has experienced child abuse with the loss of a dog.  While a work of fiction, it demonstrates the strong bond between children and animals and how dogs can help heal on an emotional level.

Hearts of Gold is available on Nook, Kindle and in Paperback!!

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“Being a hero to someone, even if it is a dog, is a feeling like no other. Though it can be frustrating, it can be the most rewarding thing to give someone a second chance at a happy life.”
Elizabeth Parker, Finally Home: Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog

“There will always be detours in the fascinating game called life. Find the path to your heart’s desires, and stay on course.”
Elizabeth Parker, Paw Prints in the Sand

“While observing some people with their dogs, it is often a question of who is training whom. It is not uncommon to see an owner with their arms extended, holding on for dear life, while their dog runs wild. Unfortunately, I was becoming one of those owners.”
Elizabeth Parker, Finally Home: Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog

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“Being a hero to someone, even if it is a dog, is a feeling like no other. Though it can be frustrating, it can be the most rewarding thing to give someone a second chance at a happy life.”
Elizabeth Parker, Finally Home: Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog

“A dog is not a thing. A thing is replaceable. A dog is not. A thing is disposable. A dog is not. A thing doesn’t have a heart. A dog’s heart is bigger than any “thing” you can ever own.”
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“Whoever declared that love at first sight doesn’t exist has never witnessed the purity of a puppy or looked deep into a puppy’s eyes. If they did, their lives would change considerably.”
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“While observing some people with their dogs, it is often a question of who is training whom. It is not uncommon to see an owner with their arms extended, holding on for dear life, while their dog runs wild. Unfortunately, I was becoming one of those owners.”
Elizabeth Parker, Finally Home: Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog

“Some may call you crazy if you try to reason with a dog. It is with desperate attempts that you hope they understand you. When the realization sinks in that your futile pleading goes without understanding or care, you are left with no choice but to think of the next best thing. From Finally Home: Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog”
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Elizabeth Parker Hi Lucinda! I am so happy that you won and I plan to ship it out by tomorrow morning. Buddy, the star of Finally Home, is a dog that is close to my heart. I hope that you enjoy the book and thank you so much for your lovely comment!
Have a beautiful day!
Liz


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L Dear Elizabeth,
Thank you for acepting my friend request! I am delighted to have won a copy of your book "Finally Home: Lessons On Life From A Free Spirited Dog", which i am really looking forward to reading.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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