It's a romance novel with not just two intriguing main characters, but also a four legged friend - the heroine in question has a pug! And she and her pug need rescuing. Sounds like my kind of read. After all, I've always wanted a pug...
Holding Off For a Hero
by Gail MacMillan
The unmistakable screech made his breath clog in his throat. His body froze in midstride. The Panther! Dear God! Emma! Pulling his gun, he plunged into the darkening bush.
“Emma!” he yelled.
Her cry sent him charging forward. He rounded a small thicket to see her huddled
against the trunk of a pine, the Pug clutched in her arms. Stalking toward her, bird-dog fashion, its belly dragging on the snow, was the Panther.
He raised the gun. His hand shuddered. No, please, God, not now! Taking aim, he fired. The report rocked the silence of the forest. The big cat screamed as the bullet whizzed inches over its head. Roaring, it whirled and vanished into the shadowy bush. The silence of the winter twilight returned. The hand holding the smoking gun dropped to his side, every ounce of strength drained.
“Thank God you missed.” Emma recovered her speech. “It would have been awful to have killed him.”
“Damn it, Emma…!”
“Well, if he hadn’t run away from that warning shot, you would have got him with the next one,
“Right.” Her absolute confidence made him choke out the word. Still clutching the Pug, she suddenly sank down on her haunches in the snow.
“Frasier, I was so scared,” she hiccupped.
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Gail MacMillan is a three-time Maxwell Award Winning writer and author of 26 published books. A graduate of Queen's University, she lives in New Brunswick Canada with her husband and two dogs, Fancy a Little River Duck Dog and Bruiser the cover guy and hero of Holding Off For a Hero.
Gail's web site is www.gailmacmillan.ca
Holding Off for a Hero is available in both print and e-book from:
Amazon.com: e-book - http://www.amazon.com/Holding-Off-Hero-ebook/dp/B009SDED76/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1355876388&sr=8-2&keywords=Holding+off+for+a+hero
Print - http://www.amazon.com/Holding-Off-Hero-Gail-MacMillan/dp/1612174396/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1355876388&sr=8-1&keywords=Holding+off+for+a+hero
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