Laura Caldwell is a former civil trial attorney, now Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is also the director of Life After Innocence as well as a published author of 14 novels and one nonfiction book. Laura was featured in Crain’s Chicago Business. Learn about her work as an author, lawyer and humanitarian in “For Laura Caldwell, fact and fiction are intertwined.” Get the latest news and updates by signing up for Laura's mailing list!
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Latest Release The Dog Park by Laura Caldwell  NOW IN STORES!

Dog Park CoverA couple’s best friend?

Stylist Jessica knows it takes more than a goldendoodle to save a marriage. She and her ex-husband Sebastian had too many irreconcilable differences for even their beloved dog Baxter to heal. But when Baxter heroically rescues a child and the video goes viral, Jess and Sebastian are thrown together again, and her life takes some unexpected twists. Suddenly she’s in the spotlight with everyone watching — the press, the new guy she’s seeing, Sebastian and the past she never imagined she would face again.

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Shafer, the inspiration for Baxter, is on Tumblr and Twitter.
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