Holding Off for a Hero

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Pub Date 19 Oct 2012 | Archive Date 31 Jan 2016

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Beautiful, vivacious Emma Prescott has a love-'em-and-leave-'em reputation. Fact is, Emma's holding off for a hero. When she moves to a cabin at wilderness Loon Lake and meets her one neighbour, biology professor Frasier MacKenzie, he's still just another guy, even with his killer blue eyes and a body that just won't quit...until he rescues her and her Pug from one danger after another, from drowning to wild animals to a pair of armed and angry drug dealers. Then he definitely falls into hero territory.
But the professor has no intention of filling the role of white knight in Emma's life. All he wants is to be rid of her and her annoying little dog so he can get on with his "research." In fact, he's ordered to get rid of them whether he wants to or not.
Looks as if Emma may have to go on holding off for a hero...

Beautiful, vivacious Emma Prescott has a love-'em-and-leave-'em reputation. Fact is, Emma's holding off for a hero. When she moves to a cabin at wilderness Loon Lake and meets her one neighbour...


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Emma is her own woman and at times I loved seeing her put Fraiser in his place, “go.” She made shooing motions with her hands. “Come in, Scout. You’re just in time for breakfast.” As the big Shepherd followed her inside , she planted a quick kiss on Frasier’s lips. “Safe journey,” she said, and vanished into her cabin." I liked this book, I loved Bruiser he was the star of the book.

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Overall I enjoyed this book. It has everything I like in a story..a little bit of rescue, a dog (or two) and a spunky heroine. Frasier is doomed from the start, he can't help but be attracted to Emma, and she, in turn, is also attracted to him. They decide several times to just "be friends" but that's not working out for either of them. I thought the plot was a bit convoluted at times, from her troubles at school and the mysterious reason why Frasier's boss wants her off the mountain, not to mention the panther, but I loved the REAL reason Frasier was up on the mountain in the first place. Overall a fun read! Recommended!

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A fun story with a quirky girl and her pug. Overall I really enjoyed this story, and liked the romance that bloomed. The thing that got tiresome though was his protesting and fighting the attraction so much. Other than that, I liked it, especially the interactions of the dogs and their respected owners. Would highly recommend. Nice to read a story set in Canada.

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I have enjoyed reading this book but I have had a bit of a hard time connecting with the characters. The story is about Emma Prescott who is a bubbly, vivacious counselor at a local high school. Her apartment was torched (drug dealers are suspected) and she moves up to a cabin on a beautiful lake called Loon Lake. Fraser Mackenzie is an associate professor who lives in the cabin next door to Emma. He is irritated by her, her loud music and small pug. He has had enough and needs to get her out of there so he can get on with his "research. He keeps being interrupted by the need to have to save Emma or her dog, Bruiser. As Emma and Frasier spend more time together, they begin to develop feelings for one another. Could this be true love or just loneliness? You'll have to read to find out. I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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