Five Ways Raising Four Sisters is Like Being a Paramedic by Conner Dixon


Yes, Conner Dixon the hero of my April 8th release, Up By Five, was… ahem… blessed with four younger sisters. But he’s not just a big brother. He’s been their father figure since he was seventeen and they lost their father. That means he raised them through the teenage years. AND, he’s had to watch them each fall in love—with his best friends!—over the previous four books in this series!

You’d almost think I didn’t like the guy, huh?

But the truth is, I love him. Conner is one of a kind and I’m thrilled that I finally found the right girl to make him fall. He deserves it 😉

One of the things I like best about Conner is his confidence. He’s cocky and sure of himself and always has a comeback. You’ll see what I mean as you read through the way he compares raising his four sisters to being a paramedic (something else he does very well J)


  1. Expect the unexpected. Yeah, that one’s self-explanatory.
  2. If it’s too quiet—look out. In the ER, no one ever mentions that things are “slow” or “quiet”. That’s a sure fire way for all hell to break loose. Same thing goes with the girls. There’s trouble coming if things are “quiet” so we don’t mention it… but I do go investigating.
  3. There will be tears. Again, pretty self-explanatory. I get cried on at work at least twice a week. Of course, only twice a week with my sisters when they were all living at home would have been a good week.
  4. Sometimes you’re the hero and sometimes you’re the douchebag in the way of a good time. The people who are in smashed up cars or impaled by various objects love us. The guys who are so drunk they think they should dance on top of the bar like its Coyote Ugly—not so much. Sisters are the same way. And yes, two of mine have tried the Coyote Ugly thing. Twice.
  5. No matter how long you’ve done it, you’ll never know it all. And if you think you know it all, somebody will be sure to point out just how wrong you are.


CONTEST: How about a nice easy contest.  Erin is offering up a Counting On Love goodie pack and winners choice of any one of the Counting On Love books (you can even choose Up By Five!) for US or Canada Winners AND if the winner International a $5 gift certificate and your choice of eBook. Do you prefer Firemen or Paramedics?  Comment below to enter to win winners will be picked later this week.   


You can get to know Conner, and all of his sisters, in the Counting on Love series!


She’s the One, June 2013

It Takes Two, September 2013

Best of Three, November 2013

Going for Four, February 2014

Up By Five, April 2014


He’s got the last thing he ever wanted…and it’s the best thing that ever happened.

Counting on Love, Book 5

Ace paramedic Conner Dixon has sworn to never live with another woman after raising his four younger sisters. Now that they’re all in love, Conner’s ready to retire—from worrying, fixing problems, and cleaning up messes. Yet when fellow paramedic Gabrielle Evans’s apartment burns down and she needs a place to stay, he can’t say no.

Gabby’s penchant for poker and her ability to overhaul a transmission definitely make her different from Conner’s usual women—not to mention a total lack of interest in getting involved with him. With her sights set on medical school, Conner’s crazy mix of family and friends is the last thing Gabby needs right now.

But within forty-eight hours of moving in, Gabby’s up to her eyeballs in a family crisis and Conner’s got the last thing he wanted—a girl and all her stuff, all over his stuff. Still, the more she makes herself at home, the more he thinks that maybe this is exactly where her stuff should be. For good.

Warning: Contains a girl who thinks she wants to be just one of the guys, a guy who happily proves why that won’t work, and a very good reason to buy cinnamon roll icing—you know, other than for use on cinnamon rolls.

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Erin Nicholas is the author of sexy contemporary romances. Her stories have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy and fun. She loves to write about reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines and happily ever afters. She lives in the Midwest with her husband who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books, her kids who will never read the sex scenes in her books, and family and friends who say they’re shocked by the sex scenes in her books (yeah, right!).



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7 thoughts on “Five Ways Raising Four Sisters is Like Being a Paramedic by Conner Dixon

  1. Lori Meehan

    I’ll have to go with firemen but I’ve never read a book about a paramedic so that might change.

  2. There’s 6 girls and one boy in my family, so I’m looking forward to checking out this series.

    Oh, and hands down, paramedics 😉

  3. Fireman!!

  4. a fireman please

  5. Gail S

    I’m not sure I can choose. A fireman AND a paramedic would be best. 😉

  6. Probably Firemen.

  7. I like Gail’s answer – Both! But if I have to pick just one – paramedic. Some mouth to mouth action may be needed.

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