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Running Scared (Heroes for Hire #2)

4.23  ·  Rating Details  ·  163 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Thanks to Maggie Tennyson, Kane Dougherty's son--abducted five years earlier--has finally been found. The private investigator just wants to show his why is Maggie pushing him away?Maggie's thrilled to have united father and son. Now, if only Kane would leave her alone! It's not safe to be near her, not with her shadowed past. But when it comes to her protec ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published July 13th 2010 by Steeple Hill (first published January 1st 2010)
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Jill Twigg
Mar 14, 2014 Jill Twigg rated it it was amazing
Trying to outrun her past Maggie Tennyson not only changes her vocation, she changes her name. Knowing it might put her in danger of being found by her psychotic ex, she goes to the Sheriff on suspicions of a student in her class. Being upheld as the hero of the town, Maggie continues to stay out of the limelight despite, the student's father feeling the need to help her in her fight to stay alive. Kane, now a PI hunts for information on Maggie's ex without her knowledge. She is upset that he no ...more
Cathy Daniel
Nov 17, 2015 Cathy Daniel rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book. I didn't care for the fact we knew all along who the "bad guy" was but that's just a personal preference. I was a little frustrated she refused to tell people close to her about her crazy ex. For example, the ending would have been different if she told her landlady and friend the truth of her situation but oh well :) the characters back story was different from what you normally read in these books but it was a good different. Probably 3 1/2 to 4 stars for this one
Mar 05, 2015 Michelle rated it it was amazing
Heroes for Hire
Book 2

Kane Dougherty's four year old son was kidnapped five years ago by the mother of a man he helped convict. Now Kane's a private investigator and has gone to Washington where a teacher's aid discovered his son. But after five years, he's a stranger to his son and the woman who raised him is his mother. Kane must find some way to bond with his son.

The teacher's aid, Maggie, has been running from her past for a long time. The last thing she needs is to be recognized by the one m
Sep 05, 2011 Judy rated it it was amazing
Running Scared by Shirlee McCoy ISBN:978-0-373-44400-7
Book 2 in the Heroes for Hire Series.

Maggie Tennyson knows what Grace and Mercy are. God brought her from the trenches of evil she lived in while in Miami, Florida to a peaceful life in Deer Park, Washington. She did not choose her childhood and the lifestyle her mother chose but she did choose how she lived as a teen and her early twenties. After the death of her grandmother and the final trip to the hospital with her mother for another drug
Dec 14, 2010 Mara rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
Shelves: series
First: I loved this story, I have always enjoyed Shirley McCoy's books I always know that it will be a good read.

Next: This is the first time that I really enjoyed the male character more than the female character. I really like Kane and admired his patience in giving his son the love and the time he needed to ease back in to normal.

Kane went through so much when his son was kidnapped and lost his wife. He had to hold onto his faith that the Lord would restore his son to him, and He did. Throu
Debra A. Frey
Nov 22, 2014 Debra A. Frey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book

realistic in story, how we can make such a mess of our lives and God can take the pieces and make something that will honor and glorify Him.
Jul 01, 2010 Judine rated it really liked it
I liked this novel in spite of the fact that Kane and Maggie's relationship happens so quickly. Because they are brought together through Maggie's concern for Kane's son Eli, it works. (Note - formula romances are really hard to give five stars to, no matter how well written.)
Oct 06, 2010 Susan rated it liked it
A young teacher, hiding from her ex-boyfriend who has threatened to kill her, sticks out her neck to reunite a father with his kidnapped son. In doing so her picture is put on the news and her ex comes after her again. Better than the usual plot but still awfully sweet.
Jan 27, 2012 Kendra rated it really liked it
Running Scared – Shirley McCoy’s novel in the Love Inspired Suspense series – is a story that will keep you riveted from beginning to end. McCoy really knows how to weave a tale of intrigue and romance.
Sep 28, 2013 Rory rated it really liked it
I enjoyed Ms. McCoy's pacing and character development. Inspirational romance and suspense is near to my heart and a good lift on cloudy days.
Heidi Thomas
Sep 09, 2010 Heidi Thomas rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The first book of Shirlee's I've read and I thoroughly enjoyed it! Very suspenseful, well-written, an easy, entertaining read.
John Hanscom
Jun 11, 2010 John Hanscom rated it liked it
One of the better of this type.
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 1 Aug 26, 2015 05:23PM  
  • Risky Reunion (Protecting the Witnesses, #6)
  • Threat of Exposure (Texas Ranger Justice, #5)
  • High-Stakes Inheritance (The Morgan Brothers #1)
  • Formula for Danger (Sonoma, #2)
  • Face of Danger
  • Twin Targets  (Protecting the Witnesses, #1)
  • Point Blank Protector (Emerald Coast 911 #5)
  • The Officer's Secret  (Military Investigations, #1)
  • Mission: Out of Control (Missions of Mercy, #2)
  • Murder at Granite Falls (Big Sky Series, #4)
  • Protecting Her Own (Guardians, Inc., #2)
  • Storm Warning (Whisper Lake, #1)
  • The Christmas Rescue (Love Inspired Suspense #221)
  • Covert Pursuit
  • Witness on the Run
  • Code of Justice
  • Fatal Secrets  (Protecting the Witnesses , #5)

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Heroes for Hire (9 books)
  • Running for Cover (Heroes for Hire, #1)
  • Running Blind (Heroes for Hire, #3)
  • Lone Defender (Heroes for Hire, #4)
  • Private Eye Protector (Heroes for Hire, #5)
  • Undercover Bodyguard (Heroes for Hire, #6)
  • Navy SEAL Rescuer (Heroes for Hire, #7)
  • Fugitive (Heroes for Hire, #8)
  • Defender for Hire (Heroes for Hire, #9)

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