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Hideaway

by Hannah Alexander

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A mystery with just the right amount of romantic undertones -- each thread holding its own, yet neatly interwoven for a compelling read. ( )
  MomsterBookworm | Jul 14, 2014 |
Took this one on a business trip to keep me company after hours. Really enjoyed the book, my first from this author. The characters were realistic, and I enjoyed the story line. ( )
  wareagle78 | Mar 22, 2014 |
Plot Summary: What happens, When & Where, Central Characters, Major Conflicts
Dr. Cheyenne has been specializing in Emergency medicine and working at the ER of a Missouri hospital. When her sister comes into the ER for treatment, and then later comes back to the ER and dies after being in a car accident, Cheyenne is forced to take a leave of absence. She retreats to the small town of Hideaway, which borders one of the lakes on the Ozarks. There the down home people she meets help her recover from her grief and shock, especially when her estranged brother-in-law sues her for malpractice. Her next door neighbors, and elderly couple who raise goats, make cheese, and create handicrafts are especially endearing, but the one that really makes her heart beat fast is Dane Gideon. Dane runs a boys ranch and he and his boys are a big help to Cheyenne--despite the fact that the town mayor distrusts Dane and blames his boys for the recent spat of vandalism (as well as his wife's death).

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Seems like a pretty typical romance, the knowledge of emergency medicine and procedures is good, and creates some good suspense that reads pretty realistically. The characters seem pretty stock, even Cheyenne's issues seem glazed over a little bit. Those that enjoy happily ever after stories, where a guy shows up to save the day and everything works out for the best will enjoy this one.

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See above. The authors also create a vivid and believable setting, it's one of the high points of the book. ( )
  debs4jc | Oct 6, 2006 |
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This book is dedicated to the Great Physician---
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The scream of an ambulance bounced through the mauve-and-burgundy corridors of the Missouri Regional Hospital on the west side of Columbia.
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For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. John 6:40
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0373785070, Paperback)

Devastated by her sisters death while under her medical care, ER doctor Cheyenne Allison retreats to an isolated farm in Hideaway, Missouri. But this picturesque town tucked into the Ozarks is not the tranquil haven Cheyenne imagined but a community terrorized by a dangerous vandal. When Cheyenne becomes the vandal's target, she can only hope her trust in her charismatic neighbor and his faith in Providence are not misplaced. HIDEAWAY is the launch title for Steeple Hill Books' new inspirational fiction program.

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E.R. doctor Cheyenne Allison retreats to a small Ozarks town, but when a dangerous vandal terrorizes the community, the sheriff suspects the culprit living in the foster home next door to Cheyenne, run by a man who inspires her respect, and maybe more.… (more)

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