5.23.2013

Kissing Fire REVIEW & GIVEAWAY


Kissing Fire by A.M. Hargrove
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Contemporary Romance
Date Published: 4/15/2013

Preston Mitchell has many secrets. As an undercover DEA agent, he’s lived a
life of danger and obscurity. A relationship was never a consideration...until the lovely
Avery Middleton stumbles into his life.

To the outsider, Avery has it all...wealth, family, connections and a great job. But on the
inside, she’s miserable. With a selfish mother driving her to the brink of insanity, a kooky
neighbor that has zany plans for her to become a sumo wrestler, and a social life that’s
in the toilet, Avery decides her only salvation is to get the hell out of town and start
a new life. So she moves across the country and right into the path of hot and sexy,
Preston.

Unfortunately, Avery ends up being in the wrong place at the wrong time and is now
running for her life. Preston is determined to protect her but she suddenly finds herself
irresistibly captivated by him. There’s only one problem. Preston’s covert missions have
created a load of mental baggage resulting in an impenetrable wall around him that no
one can break through. But Avery rocks Preston’s world because she is nothing like
anyone he’s ever met and something extraordinary begins to develop between them.
Can their love survive in this world, where danger, intrigue and deception lurk on every
corner?



A.M. Hargrove
Author Bio
One day, on her way home from work as a sales manager, A. M. Hargrove, realized her life was on fast forward and if she didn't do something soon, it would quickly be too late to write that work of fiction she had been dreaming of her whole life.  So, she rolled down the passenger window of her fabulous (not) company car and tossed out her leather briefcase.  Luckily, the pedestrian in the direct line of fire was a dodgeball pro and had ├╝ber quick reflexes enabling him to avoid getting bashed in the head.  Feeling a tad guilty about the near miss, A. M. made a speedy turn down a deserted side street before tossing her crummy, outdated piece-of-you-know-what lap top out the window.   She breathed a liberating sigh of relief, picked up her cell phone and hit #4 on her speed dial.
 Boss:  Hello
 A.M.:  Boss, is that you?
 Boss:  Why yes, A. M., who else would be answering my phone?
 A.M.:  Er... right.  Well, I'm calling to let you know you can pick up my luxury Ford Focus at Starbucks near the interstate.
 Boss:  Why ever would I want to do that?
 A.M.:  Because I quit!
 A.M. hit the end button and speed dialed her husband.
 A.M.:  Hi hubs, can you pick me up at Starbucks?
 Hubs:  Sure... Having some car trouble?
 A.M.:  Not at all.  I don't have a car to have trouble with because I just quit my job.
 Hubs:  WHAT?!
 A.M.:  It's time for a new career and I am going to be a very famous novelist.
 So began A. M. Hargrove's career as a young adult paranormal romance author of self-published ebooks.  Her series, The Guardians of Vesturon, centers around a family of six siblings and is a mix of humor, mystery, suspense and of course, love.  Survival and Resurrection are her first and second full length novels in the series and Beginnings is the prequel novella.  Her third installment, Determinant, will be released on June 30, 2012.  (It didn’t happen exactly like that, but you get the idea!)
  

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Review:
All I can say is that I really love this book.  It was very well written and I loved the story line. It has some romance and some suspense in very good amounts that I just couldn't put the book down.

Hargrove had me hooked from the beginning but she definitely reeled me in more when Preston came into the picture. Hargrove definitely did an excellent job with this book.

Avery Middleton just wants to get away from the normal routine that she is used to. So, she moves to another place where she meets Preston Mitchell. What Avery doesn't realize is, she is about to go on the ride of her life. Or the last ride of her life. Because Preston is not exactly as he appears. Will Avery survives this wild ride?

I really enjoyed this book and I would recommend it for everyone.


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