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The Top 10 Best Seller: The Inspirational Life of Finn, Britain's Bravest Dog, Winner of the 2017 Daily Mirror Animal Hero of the Year Award 

Hertfordshire, October 5th 2016. At around two a.m., PC Dave Wardell and his dog, PD Finn, were trying to apprehend a robbery suspect when he turned around and attacked them. Finn was stabbed with a 10-inch-bladed knife, both through his chest, via his armpit, and then - the knife bound for Dave - through the top of his head. Finn no doubt saved Dave's life, but the race was on to try to save Finn's. 

Dave Wardell's heartfelt memoir charts an incredible journey of friendship and loyalty. It is a celebration of the bond between one man and his dog, from when Dave collected Finn from his kennels at just nine months old, all the way through to Finn's recent and hard-earned retirement. The book charts the career of a highly trained, highly decorated dog. In his time on the job Finn tracked offenders of all kinds; found missing children; tackled armed offenders; saved lives. But Finn isn't just a police dog - he's also a cherished family pet, and this is his remarkable, life-affirming story. 

©2018 Dave Wardell, Lynne Barrett-Lee (P)2018 Quercus Editions Limited

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Fabulous!

This will take you through every emotion. I expected to enjoy it, having worked with police officers for 20 years, so I wasn't disappointed. Great storytelling.

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Amazing Duo, Especially The Finn!

Dog lovers will love this, non dog lovers will too. All will learn something. Brilliant!

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Beautiful story

This story is perfectly written and narrated. Having followed Finn’s story since the day of the terrible incident I thought I knew most things about Finn and Dave, how wrong I was.
I could barely take my headphones out throughout this whole story

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Fabulous finn

What a great and heart warming book this book show what a great job are police dogs do and now that Finns law is law lets hope that those persons that hurt service animals now get a good long time in jail

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Bloody fabulous Finn

This is absolutely the very best book i have listen to in ages, interesting and well written, great narrator as well

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Great story. Narrator 'okay' but not great.

Loved the story, I didn't want it to end.

The narrator was 'okay' but not particularly well cast. It would have been much better narrated by Dave Wardell or someone with a similar way of speaking. The narration was too soft and without the variety that Dave (or someone else) would have brought.

It was easy to listen to though and I would buy it again.

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Inspiring

What an absolutely heart warming and informative story. Extremely interesting what a police dog handler entails and all the challenges Fin endured from birth. What a special dog.

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A VERY REMARKABLE AND ADMIRABLE DOG

What a wonderful story and I enjoyed looking in the life of a POLICE DOG.
FINNs’LAW is desirable and necessary for all emergency service dogs.

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Fantastic!

Fantastically written and the emotion and feeling behind Dave's writing is plain to see! A real rollercoaster of adventure, heartbreak and the hero winning at the end! Marvel eat your heart out! I hope Dave writes another.

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Truly touching

Absolutely loved this. Such a great story about a bond like no other. Loved it.

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