Hannah Coates writes gorgeous, funny and inspiring novels about dogs.

Hannah Coates has always loved dogs – she grew up surrounded by pooches, including one memorable beagle named Pippin Boot. She loves all dogs but beagles remain her favourite. She lives in the West Country and also writes novels as Jane Holland.

Her doggy novel BERTIE’S GIFT was published October 2016 by Hodder & Stoughton, in hardback and ebook. A paperback edition will follow in early 2017.

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The heart-warming, inspirational story of a loving, cheeky dog who brings a family in crisis together over Christmas.

You can order BERTIE’S GIFT here.