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21 February 2017

❤❤Fully Ignited by Shannon Stacey 4 Star Review ❤❤

My Rating:  4 Out of 5
When Jamie Rutherford takes a temporary assignment as lieutenant of Boston Fire’s Engine 59, she doesn’t anticipate any problems. She’s been in the fire service for a long time and, even though she’s fairly new to Boston, she knows how to make any firehouse her home. What she’s not prepared for is her reaction to firefighter Scott Kincaid.

Scott is looking for a wife. It’s been a fun ride as a single guy, but he’s tired of being the third wheel, and nearly losing his brother-in-law finally made him realize just how much he wants a family of his own. When the new guy at the firehouse turns out to be a capable, confident and very attractive woman, his plan is completely derailed.

Hooking up with a fellow firefighter has never been part of Jamie’s plan, but she’s tempted by Scott—even though getting involved with him could tarnish the reputation she’s worked so hard for. And Scott can’t stop thinking about Jamie, despite the fact that she’s his superior and not sticking around. Chemistry can crush the best-laid plans, though, and while Jamie and Scott might not be each other’s future…there’s no resisting the right now.

Hotness Rating 3 out of 5

Fully Ignited may be my favorite book of the Boston Fire series. This third book of the series has everything that a good contemporary romance needs. We have the sexy, yet approachable hero, the sassy and strong heroine and just the right amount of tension to keep you interested, but not enough to make you want to lock both characters in a room until they can get their acts together. Let's not forget the sexy firefighter. In this case both of our characters just happen to be sexy firefighters. Only one of them is known for his way with the ladies and the other is super aware of how every relationship or possible relationship can affect her career. It's highly unfair yet a very real concern.

I love Scott Kincaid. We got a good introduction into his personality in Controlled Burn when his best friend was secretly dating Scott's sister. His quick temper was pretty much what he was known for. In Fully Ignited we get to see such a different side of Scott. He's tired of dating the wrong women and being known as a hothead. Eventually he wants to settle down and have a family. He knows the way to do that is to stop going out with every wrong girl that crosses his path.

Jamie Rutherford is what every little girl that has ever wanted a job in a male dominated career should strive to be. As a lieutenant without a permanent home she is sent to cover Scott's house while their Lt. is recovering from an injury. Everyone knows it's temporary going in, but as feelings develop between her and Scott it makes things that much more difficult.

The story between this couple is a hard one in so many ways, yet so easy in so many more. They have their careers in common and develop an easy friendship and relationship right off. Yet, they feel they have to hide things because of how it could affect Jamie. Then there's the obstacle of Scott thinking that if Jamie ever became a wife and mother she should pick a less dangerous career path. Double standard much? Even though Jamie understands where he's coming from she just can't give it all up.

I found the path that both of these characters traveled to be an interesting one. It was great character and story development that allowed us to not only see where each character was coming from, but to sympathize with the both of them as they fought the pull of a relationship, succumbed to it and then let their beliefs tear them apart. Luckily, as in any romance we work back around to the happy ending.

Definitely a great installment to this series. I can't wait to read more about these sexy Boston firefighters.

For me this was a 4 star read
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