“An inventive treat, with humour, heart, and a hint of magic.” Kirkus Reviews.
“An inspiring tale of hope, courage and fellowship, featuring an old war hero, his clever granddaughter, and one exceptional “puppy”.” Reedsy Discovery 5 star Must Read.
Natasha is staying with her grandfather in Horridgrad – a town full of criminals and corrupt officials, ruled by Ivan the Horrid.
To cheer her up, her grandfather buys her a snow white puppy. She calls him Mishka. Mishka grows to be big and brave. He foils a post office robbery and saves some children from drowning.
Soon he is helping scare all the thugs from the streets. Everyone feels safer with Mishka around. But Ivan is not about to let the ‘Big Dog’ ruin his racket. When he discovers Mishka’s secret he plots to use it to get rid of him for good.