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Amy Knupp
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Island Haven (Texas Firefighters #5)

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  49 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews

Mercedes Stone has no time for men. Between caring for her sick grandmother, running her own business and volunteering at her family's women's shelter she barely has time for herself. So dating a man as complicated as Scott Pataki is definitely out of the question.
That doesn't mean she'll turn her back on Scott's pregnant teenage sister. Even if helping her does put Merce
ebook, 288 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Harlequin Special Releases (first published January 1st 2012)
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Mercedes Stone helps run the women's shelter named after her grandmother, she takes care of her sick grandmother, and basically is too busy to have much of a social life. When she takes on helping Gemma, a pregnant 17 year old who was kicked out by her mom, she never thinks it would lead her to Scott. Scott is Gemma’s half brother who isn’t happy to even see Gemma at his door, let alone some woman who has made it her mission to get Scott
Good book. Mercedes is helping Scott's teenage half sister. Gemma needs a place to stay, but Scott has already said no once. When Mercedes confronts him, he is somewhat distracted by an attraction to her and ends up letting Gemma stay. As Scott will only be there six more weeks, he figures he can handle it. Over the next several weeks they end up spending some time together and the attraction grows. At the beginning of the book Scott is really obnoxious. He is rude and antisocial. As the book go ...more
The hero is a paramedic getting ready to change jobs and head out to work on a cruise ship. The heroine works at home taking care of her grandmother and doing Web design, volunteering at the women's shelter grandma established. She meets the hero when his teenaged half-sister shows up at the shelter needing a place to stay. The shelter doesn't have room, so the heroine strong-arms him into letting the girl stay. He doesn't want to because his dad cheated on his mom with her mom. So you can see t ...more
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Miniseries: The Texas Firefighters
Category: Heart & Home
Sep 29, 2012 Amanda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, novels
This was a great book it took you into what a paramedic actually would feel like. It made you think wow what if this happened in real life.
Harlequin Books
Miniseries: The Texas Firefighters
Category: Heart & Home
Jul 20, 2012 Meshanna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I LOVED this book! It is a favorite from this series!
Jul 09, 2012 Sharon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you read the back cover copy for this book, you'll think it's all about Mercedes. It's not. This is Scott's book. He reaches rock-bottom and has to find a way to climb back out.
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Amy Knupp is the author of contemporary romance, a freelance copy editor for Blue Otter Editing, a freelance technical writer, and a marketing consultant for a local start-up company. She loves words and grammar and meaty, engrossing stories with complex characters.

Amy lives in Wisconsin with her husband, two teenage sons, four cats, and two box turtles. She graduated from the University of Kansas
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Texas Firefighters (6 books)
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