Broke, facing divorce and bankruptcy, April, aged 35, is facing a dilemma. Her new job at a corporate childcare center, leaves her feeling unfulfilled and empty. Even the pay rise can't stop her from feeling miserable, especially since she had given up her photography career to support her musician ex-husband. It's time for a career change, but what can she do?Sitting in Central Park one day with her dog, Frances, April watches dog walkers go by and her new career choice is made. In spite of discouragement from friends and family with her decision to start a dog walking business, she persists with the idea.April Jean Leite's Memoirs of a Dog Walker follows her story as her business expands, presenting her with a world of opportunities, including finding love!
April lives in Manhattan with her husband Kevin Cross and their two dogs Frances and Mugsy. She and Kevin enjoy attending live shows, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. When April is not writing, she loves walking her dogs in Central Park.