Praise for The Astonishing Thing:

A beautiful and touching look into the intricacies of marriage and family life, all seen through the loving and unique perspective of the family pet.
— Modern Cat
A stunning debut novel about understanding human behavior through the eyes of a cat.
— Fresh Pick for November 2017 at FreshFiction.com
Heartfelt and emotionally touching, Boo’s story opens a window into mental and emotional turmoil, as well as the strength that grows from each.
— RT Book Reviews
This is a truly special book, one that captured my heart from the very first line. The Astonishing Thing feels like a bit of a miracle and we all could use a miracle.
— Holly Chamberlin, author of HOME FOR THE SUMMER
A unique and poignant tale of a family’s struggle as witnessed by someone who sees everything...a triumphant debut for Sandi Ward.
— Helen Brown, New York Times bestselling author of CLEO
This charming novel reminds us that love and salvation can come in the most unexpected ways. I suspect all of us will look at our cats differently after reading this book.
— Susan Breen, author of the Maggie Dove mystery series