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A high-school principal resents the new Crisis Counselor assigned to her school. But Joe Stonehouse is really an undercover Secret Service Agent. Will the truth temper the attraction that threatens to set them both on fire?
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Kathryn Shay is the award-winning author of many contemporary romance novels. She currently teaches high school English and was a professor of education for five years. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and two children. Visit her website at: www.kathrynshay.com.From Booklist:
In one of life's greatest ironies, Joe Stonehouse, secret service agent, the man who'd always protected his family, is away on assignment when a fellow high-school student shoots and kills his beloved niece. Now part of the special School Threat Assessment Team, Joe uses his credentials as a clinical psychologist to help in his role as Fairholm High's school counselor, while youthful-looking agent Luke Ludzecky, masquerading as Joe's rebellious nephew, completes his cover. Principal Suzanna Quinn is furious to find out that the new staff member is actually a secret service agent, but a student's suicide note warns of plans to commit violent acts, so she reluctantly goes along with the charade. As they work together, Suzanna's resentment of Joe evaporates, and mutual respect turns to love. Shay does an admirable job with a difficult subject, writing about school violence with sensitivity and realism and without shying away from any of the hard issues, such as the balance between the students' protection and their civil liberties. Shelley Mosley
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