A sizzling new romance about a firefighter who reunites with an old flame and tries to rekindle the passion they once felt, by New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton.
When firefighter Kal Donovan transfers to the Tactical Rescue Team, he's determined to succeed by giving work one hundred percent of his attention. This proves more difficult at his ten-year high school reunion when he runs into Hannah Clark, his first love. She's still the smart, funny, beautiful girl he loved in high school, but everything has changed. She's divorced, has a son, and has zero interest in exploring an old romance.
Hannah has moved back home after a disastrous end to a marriage that never should have been. Now her only focus is getting her hair salon up and running, and making sure her son is happy. She doesn't have time for love--especially not with Kal. She intends to look forward, not backward, and Kal is most definitely part of her past.
However as Hannah and Kal start spending time together, Hannah realizes that what she's feeling for him isn't nostalgia, but red-hot attraction. Kal's intent on showing her what it's like to be cared for, romanced, and consumed with passion--and Hannah loves it. But she wonders if she has the courage to risk her heart again, even as Kal vows not to lose her a second time.
All Consuming (Brotherhood by Fire, #3) by Jaci Burton
Published by Berkley on March 2, 2021
Genres: 3 Flames: Rated R, 4 Flames- Rated R Explicit, Contemporary Romance
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I received a complimentary ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
BROTHERHOOD BY FIRE SERIES by Jaci Burton
Brotherhood by Fire is a trilogy of books by Jaci Burton.
Three former homeless boys saved from a fire were fostered and adopted by a firefighter and his wife. Now, they are three men who are brothers and firefighters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
5/7/2019 Hot to the Touch is book one and is Jackson’s story. He was the oldest “brother” when they were homeless and always watched out for the younger kids out on the streets. One of them was Becks, who is now struggling to get her tattoo business off the ground after a fire destroys her shop. Becks always had a crush on Jackson and now she’s in close proximity to him again. Can she make him realize that they could have a future if only he wasn’t so closed off from his past?
2/4/2020 Ignite on Contact is Rafe’s story with his neighbor Carmen, an ER nurse, who doesn’t have time for more than casual. She has challenging job and is the sole caretaker to her disable grandfather. Can Rafe make her see that she does have time for more if she’s just accept the help and support he’s offering?
3/2/2021 All Consuming is the final book and it is Kal’s second chance love story. He goes to his high school reunion and meets up with his high school love, Hannah. She is newly divorced with a young son. Kal knows they can be great together again, but she is hesitant to engage not just her heart, of that of her child. Can Kal prove he is worth the risk?
Independent and sassy heroines…
Checks off all the necessary boxes for fun, enjoyable books with characters who have just enough emotional baggage to keep it real.
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Reviewer: Christy is a school librarian in Central Ohio who loves books and those who read them. Julia’s Quinn’s The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband was her introduction to smart romance. She enjoys historical and contemporary romances with intelligent, capable, and sassy women. She also enjoys mysteries and thrillers along with children’s literature. Her husband and young daughter are both avid readers. They live with three rescue cats who are living their HEA all day, every day on the lap of a reader. You can follow Christy on Instagram.