When Jack returns to town to spend Christmas with his family, he and Amy spend more time together. I have to admit I was totally on board with this — but then we were told Amy was twenty-four. They fight their way through their fears and meet in the middle — in love. The situation wrecked both of their confidences. And the author gives us a nice long wrap up to the story. Miss Bates would say that the goodness of Honeymoon, Cowboy Stole Her Heart, and Rebel Rancher still stand a cut above Rescuer.
Which comes in handy at the first of the book, when Amy is publicly humiliated, but makes things more difficult towards the end, when Amy is ready to stand on her own two feet. I understood where both characters were coming from and why they felt the way they did about relationships, but the writing just did not pull me into their story. Being seen with him won't do her any harm. Amy plays a part that people expect of her and Jack helps her see she does not have to be that person. It did not really hold my interest. Chris Jackson, a firefighter, never expects to rescue Ally Gallant from a burning animal shelter.
It had been crystal clear to her that they were fighting their attraction. If you are on the fence about them, this would be a good one to test out. But it soon becomes a test for Jack, too. While at a wedding she hears yet another person make an unkind comment about her and runs away in tears. He likes the quick wit and sass, much as it pains him to admit. And yet she kept trying and believing that one day the right guy would ride into town and sweep her off her feet.
However, she is very afraid of what people think and say about her. They know there are sparks between them, but are both being careful to protect themselves, convinced that a relationship is simply not possible. It was Christmas, and seeing my mom still looking so miserable. She knows she can do a good job for him if she can just keep her mind on the job and off her attraction to him. She paced in front of the mirror. Though Her Rancher Rescuer did not grab Miss Bates immediately and there are reasons for that, it grew on her. Sam was also in the wedding party, along with his brother Tyson.
Before we know it, Amy has offered Jack her time, helping him out of a sticky situation with his business across the border in the United States. Donna loves to hear from readers; you can contact her through her website at www. When Amy is insulted and overhears the comment she runs to the restroom and cries. Everyone in Cadence Creek knew Sam Diamond. In this case, Amy Wilson is someone everyone assumes to be flighty, a serial dater who is incapable of settling down Originally posted. Well, it was the last time she tried to play matchmaker. She insists that she is off the market, and Gabe knows this is his cue not to fall for her.
She took a look at herself and frowned. She really, truly liked him. The day had been going so well. Sometimes she really hated living in this town. She plans to go to school in the fall. She's a girl who's going places, but Jack starts to wish that maybe he could tag along for the ride. But what neither expected was the chemistry between them that came to life.
After the night they had together he treated her so badly I thought he was lucky she didn't run him over with a large vehicle. Jack Shepard was a self made millionaire visiting his sister for her wedding. And then get the perspective of our hero as he gets to know and care for her. Perhaps if she was thirty-four I might have had a bit more sympathy for her situation! This is the final book in the Cadence Creek series, which I am vaguely familiar with. When she fou Amy was crying her heart out when Jack found her in the toilet.
And devises a plan courtesy of that rescue complex I mentioned. I really liked seeing her stand up for her own needs and believe that she deserved someone who wanted her and needed her for herself. Alward does a beautiful reversal of the idea of the hero as rescuer: pointing to his need to save damsels as part and parcel of what cripples him emotionally. He makes clear he'll let her make that decision, knowing she's also attracted to him. She's a girl who's going places, but Jack starts to wish that maybe he could tag along for the ride. She could do worse for a champion, she supposed. How all this plays out reveals how life-changing decisions don't always have to turn out badly.
Which gives me an idea, if you keep reading through to the end!!!!!!! Small-Town Girl, Big-Time Crush Amy Wilson longs to escape the pointed barbs and knowing looks that come with having a certain reputation in a small town. The story itself is just really well written. Like she was the only woman in the world. And the population of Cadence Creek—males and females—could dry up and blow away for all she cared. Book Info: February 4th 2014 by Harlequin American Romance Series , 1485 Small-Town Girl, Big-Time Crush Amy Wilson longs to escape the pointed barbs and knowing looks that come with having a certain reputation in a small town. Amy, though younger and less sophisticated, is the one who works things out for herself.
He is terrified to open up again, because of way the old relationship ended. She must conquer everything that has been holding her back with him. One of the stalls was unoccupied and she headed straight for it, going inside and latching the door. Jack has had his romantic misfortunes splashed over the papers during his sports years. I realized I still have A Cadence Creek Christmas unread on my kindle.