For Pete's Sake by Margaret Pearce
Approx. 30,970 words.
Published on February 16, 2012 by
Simone has fallen in love, deeply and irretrievably, but not with a boy. The centre of her life is a pup she has rescued from death row. Love has filled her life with problems. She has to talk her parents into letting her keep him. She has made rash promises on her heart, her life and her honor, anything to keep her pup.