New E Book Special Deal!

Great news if Santa sent you an e-reader for Christmas.  Thanks to the wonderful folks at Random House Penguin, they are running a special promotion for the electronic version of my second non-fiction book, Love is the Best Medicine, starting December 30th, through January 13th.  The e-book price through that time period is $1.99!

USA Today said, “It’s filled with the same engaging writing readers now expect from Trout, who is often compared to James Herriot. And as lovers of dog stories know, that is a very good thing.”
Happy Holidays!

Check it out!

We are currently working on revamping this site given the upcoming release of my new novel, The Wonder of Lost Causes.  It should be fully up and running shortly, and I intend to feature a sign up for an exclusive e-newsletter, with giveaways, veterinary, and new book info, every month.  In the meantime, check outContinue Reading

The Wonder of Lost Causes

I don’t have a precise release date (other than May 2019); I don’t have a book cover (still a work in progress); but I’m told we are in agreement over the title.  The Wonder of Lost Causes will be the title of my new book, my sixth, and my first in five years.  Over theContinue Reading

Ebook deal for ‘Ever By My Side’

My brilliant publicist from Random House just let me know about an ebook deal that starts 2/11/18 and runs through 2/25/18.  During these dates, my memoir and third book, ‘Ever By My Side’ will be available through all digital retailers at a discounted price of $1.99!  Check it out!

Tell Me Where It Hurts EBook Special Offer

Just wanted to pass on this exciting promotion for ebook readers. From July 9th through July 23rd the ebook version of Tell Me Where It Hurts will be available to readers for $1.99 through all digital retailers.  Sweet deal!

New Book: Take 2

Some months ago, on a Sunday morning, I was standing in my local supermarket, hunting for a copy of the New York Times, when I received a call from my agent, Jeff Kleinman. This was exciting stuff.  A few days earflier I had submitted a first draft of my latest novel, knew he was reading it and,Continue Reading

New Book?

Some months ago, my daughter had an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon and received a lesson in the art of ‘efficient’ communication.  Rather than a traditional ‘back and forth’ discussion about her issues, he would raise a question and answer it himself.  Not great bedside manner, in my opinion, but it was effective use ofContinue Reading

“Start a Series” Summer Reading Promotion

Just wanted to mention that The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs will be part of a summer reading promotion on where, from 6/20-6/23, the ebook will be discounted to $2.99. Fine reading fodder for the beach or wherever your summer takes you!

Dog Gone Updates!

The new book has been out for a little over two weeks and I’ve had a few pieces in an array of different media outlets.  Here are a few links to stories, articles and interviews that came about thanks to Dog Gone, Back Soon!    

Dog Gone, Back Soon Ebook Deal!

Just wanted to pass on a great deal from the ebook folks at Kobo.  From today through Easter Sunday (4/20/14) my new book, Dog Gone, Back Soon is available for just $2.99!  Click on the link for details: An Easter treat for you and your pets!