Everyone has that friend who is only attracted to jerks, hot messes, the fix up case. Peter Webster is maddeningly one of those people. Rescue details the ups and downs of Peter’s love affair with Shelia, the woman he met at the scene of a drunk driving car accident. Yes, Shelia was the drunk. Peter the responsible, knight-in-shining-armor EMT. *smacks forehead* What could possibly further thicken the plot of this disaster romance? Why a baby, of course! Fast forward eighteen years, and Shelia is predictably not in the picture. Peter is raising their daughter, Rowan, alone. Now Rowan is picking up some nasty habits herself, leaving Peter to turn to his past for help. While not as engaging as some of Shreve’s other works like Testimony and The Pilot’s Wife, Rescue will keep you on the edge of your seat and rooting for Webster the whole way.
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