The Dog Who Danced

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Susan Wilson

Narrated By: Fred Berman, Christina Delaine

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Date: March 2012

Duration: 10 hours 15 minutes


From the New York Times bestselling author of One Good Dog comes a novel about a woman's cross-country journey to find her lost dog, and discover herself.

œMy name is Justine Meade and in my forty-three years there have only been a handful of people that I have loved. No, that's an exaggeration. Two. Two that I lost because of stupidity and selfishness. One was my son. The other was my dog.

If there's been a theme in Justine Meade's life, it's loss. Her mother, her home, even her son. The one bright spot in her loss-filled life, the partner she could always count on, was Mack, her gray and black Sheltie that is, until she is summoned back to her childhood home after more than twenty years away.

Ed and Alice Parmalee are mourning a loss of their own. Seven years after their daughter was taken from them, they're living separate lives together. Dancing around each other, and their unspeakable heartbreak, unable to bridge the chasm left between them.

Fiercely loyal, acutely perceptive and guided by a herd dog's instinct, Mack has a way of bringing out the best in his humans. Whether it's a canine freestyle competition or just the ebb and flow of a family's rhythms, it's as though the little Shetland Sheepdog was born to bring people together. The Dog Who Danced is his story, one that will surely dance its way into your heart.


  • Janet Buduhan-Wiens

    Susan Wilson does not disappoint with this heartwarming and realistic story. The use of different voice talents to represent the protagonists' points of view draw the listener into the emotional turmoil that permeates this novel. Filled with regret and grief, the Parmalees' lives are changed when they allow "Buddy" into their house. In the search for her beloved dog, a jaded and disillusioned Justine unexpectedly finds self-discovery and romance. During all this, Buddy/Mac, the intelligent, loyal and affectionate sheltie, helps the humans around him with his unwavering good will.