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Into the Fire

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This was an interesting storyline. The plot was quick but believable. The characters were a bit flat but overall, a good read.

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What a stunning book! I loved it! Bri used to work as a smokejumper until she was injured in a parachute jump, but now has another law=related career. Agent Marc joins her to discover the link and killer on a list of names. The path to discovering answers was suspenseful, and the identity of the murderer was a brilliant, surprising me! Besides the mystery to solve, faith questions were considered, and relationship and personal issues were presented, and added to this marvelous story! Hats off to the author! I can't wait to read the next book in the series.
I appreciate being able to read this, compliments of the publisher. The thoughts expressed are my own.

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It’s been a while since I’ve read Irene Hannon’s romantic suspense. Her books are always packed with suspense and action, fast-paced, easy to read, and filled with great characters. The author also includes the villain’s perspective, which adds another layer to the plot.
I enjoyed getting to know Bri and Marc. They are a dynamite couple - one a fire investigator and the other an ATF agent. Both have broken pasts that need healing and extending of forgiveness. Though they don’t actually reach this by the end of the book, they are works in progress, which is refreshing and startlingly honest.
It’s definitely an enjoyable book for those who love romantic suspense.
I received a complimentary copy courtesy of Revell via NetGalley and was under no obligation to post a positive comment. All opinions are my own.

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Really enjoyed this series starter from Hannon. It had literal and figurative sparks from the first chapter.

I liked Bri a lot. She was strong, brave, and smart. I liked Marc too. He wasn't your typical Fed. He actually cared to listen and observe. They made a good team.

Hannon did a good job weaving the villain into the story as she usually does. I was surprised when I figured out who it was.

I'm looking forward to reading more in this series.

I received an advanced copy of this book through NetGalley. This is my honest review.

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This is a Romantic Suspense, and this is the first book in the Undaunted Courage series. The details in this book made you feel like you were there with the characters. The suspense/mystery in this book keeps you guessing. I loved everything about this book, and it was a great read. I received an ARC of this book. This review is my own honest opinion about the book like all my reviews are.

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In the prologue, Into the Fire drops the reader right into the mind of the arsonist in the middle of killing a woman. It's not gruesome or graphic. The first chapter introduces the main characters, Bri and Marc. She is a county arson investigator, and he is an ATF agent. There's a slow-burn romance heating up between the two even though they're both against the idea.
Author Irene Hannon lets her readers feel the heat from the fire and the frustration of the investigators as they come to dead ends. The plot has twists and turns and then more twists. The taut suspense of Into the Fire made it impossible to put down until reaching the end.
I highly recommend this excellent book to readers of clean and of Christian romantic suspense. I would definitely read more from author Irene Hannon.
I received a complimentary copy from the publisher through NetGalley and am sharing my opinion of this well-written book.

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When Bri Tucker’s parachute fails during a smoke jumping exercise, her career with the Forest Service ends. But her extensive experience with fires makes her the perfect candidate to work in arson investigation. She loves the detailed investigation work and putting together the pieces of puzzles.

Bri never expected to investigate a former colleague’s death in a fiery house fire, though—especially a man who took every precaution against accidental fires. Nothing about the scene makes her suspicious, except for the mysterious meeting her former colleague had arranged with her. When ATF Special Agent Marc Davis finds a piece of glass near the driveway, he, too, wonders if the textbook accidental fire might have more sinister origins.

As Bri and Marc work together to unravel the clues Bri’s former colleague left behind, they find themselves unexpectedly drawn to each other. Can their friendship turn into something more? Or will a killer snuff it out?

Why I Loved This Book

Irene Hannon’s fast-paced action grabs readers from the first page. Told from multiple points of view, readers will find the killer’s first-person point of view especially chilling. Fans of romantic inspirational suspense will love this white-knuckle, spine-tingling introduction to a new series. Readers will relate to Bri’s complicated feelings toward her father and Marc’s experience of losing his parents.

If you love books by Kelly Irvin and Nancy Mehl, you’ll love Into the Fire.

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Great book that kept me guessing! The suspense was good without triggering a stress response in my body like some books do. I enjoyed the storyline and the characters. I love it when the main characters have normal conversations and the timeline is realistic; this book did a good job with those things.

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Into the Fire is another great book from Irene Hannon. It is probably my new favorite I have read by her to date. Five stars.

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This story was action packed from the very beginning. I could not put it down! I have loved everything I have read by Irene Hannon and I think this one is my favorite yet. I am so excited for the rest of this series after such a great read!
Bri Tucker is an arson investigator looking into a fire that killed a former work associate. ATF special agent Marc Davis is called in to help with the investigation. Bri starts having accidents happen to her and as the incidents escalate will they be able to find who is behind all that is happening before things turn deadly?
Seriously give this book a read if you like action and romance all wrapped in one great story. Highly recommend

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I love reading books by this author so I was really excited to start this brand new Undaunted Courage series! The prologue immediately started out with the killers point of view and describing their actions, which was very disturbing for me to start a book right away like that. I honestly wasn’t sure if I wanted to keep reading. Thankfully the killers POV wasn’t included much throughout the book since the main characters were arson investigator Bri and Special Agent Marc. I liked getting to know them both and their families. Bri and Marc both had traumatic childhoods but were able to become successful adults with good careers who helped others. I liked reading how they helped each other grow and overcome their demons.

This story had lots of twists and turns, clean romance, drama and lots of suspense! Other characters were mentioned like Bri’s brother and sister who I am hoping will get their own story. Like I mentioned, the start of the book really bothered me though, so I’m not sure if I will continue reading more from this new series or not.

I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions and views expressed are my own.

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If you are looking for a good suspense novel that will keep you captivated for hours, Elizabeth Goddard's Shadows at Dusk will not disappoint you. It is the second book in her "Missing in Alaska" series and I can hardly wait for book three.
This story centers around Montana Detective Trevor West and Carrie James a bush pilot in Alaska. Trevor needs help to locate his sister who has been missing in Alaska for over a year. All he has to go on are some pictures his sister left him. The Police Chief suggests he contact Carrie who knows the Alaska terrain very well. But Carrie has her own mystery to solve and needs Trevor to help her find out who killed her friend and partner Issac.

The characters of Trevor and Carrie were extremely well crafted as was the state of Alaska. You can almost see the terrain as Ms. Goddard describes it. I love books that pull you in with story, character, and setting.

The mystery behind the pictures and the suspense left me sitting on the edge of my seat. It was fast-paced with twists and turns keeping me turning the pages long into the night. I would highly recommend this book if you enjoy good romantic suspense.

On a 5-Star scale - 5 Stars!
I would like to thank Revell Books, for my copy of Shadows at Dusk. I received my copy for free with no expectation of a positive or negative review. The opinions are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR. Part 255.

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I'm really excited that Irene Hannon is starting a new series! She is one of my go-to authors, and continues to be at the top of her game with this release.

Certainly one that's hard to read at bedtime, due to both subject matter and the need to find out what happens, lol; I struggled several nights to set it aside so I could get some sleep!

An excellent first book in the _Undaunted Courage_ series, and I look forward to reading subsequent installments.

I received an eARC of the book from the publisher via NetGalley. All opinions are my own.

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Irene Hannon is one of my go to in Christian romantic suspense and Into the fire is no different. I don’t think I’ve ever read a book with a former female smoke jumper turned arson investigator. And an ATF agent. I love both Bri and Marc from the start.

And I enjoyed the unique murder aspect of the crime. It’s not something I’ve read in suspense fiction before. And it leads itself to being a page turner. The mystery and crime keep the reader turning the pages. But seeing Bri with her siblings and Marc with his Nana come you coming back. Those sweet moments balance out the harsher suspenseful moments of the book.

I love forward to the next book in the series and what else is next for Irene Hannon.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher through netgalley. I was not required to write a positive review. All opinions expressed are mine alone.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher as part of a blog tour I was not required to write a positive review. All opinions expressed are mine alone.

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“Into the Fire” is a Solid Irene Hannon story with multiple “who dunnits” skillfully woven into the story. Too often, a story with more than one villain just doesn’t work, but Hannon makes it look easy.

I liked Bri- she is a strong woman who could save herself. I enjoyed seeing the investigative side of her job, and seeing the respect and admiration that the ATF agent held for her career.

I love that Hannon created a male protagonist in Marc who respects women and doesn’t look down on them. The respect he showed for her as a person and for her career is what I wish every woman could experience, as well as the care and love he felt for her by the end of the book.

The theme topic is forgiving. There were well-written discussion that didn’t come off as glib or easy. Hannon showed that forgiveness looks different in the stage a person finds themself. I don’t want to give away more than that because forgiveness is an important topic in the story.

I rate this at 5 stars for a story that kept me guessing for quite a while, and for creating characters I like.

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Ahh! This book was so good! It had a creepy villain that I never saw coming. Hannon will take you on a wild ride into the world of arson investigation. I loved this sibling trio and can’t wait for the next books to be released. Bri’s protective big brother was one of my favorite characters. I loved the twisty plot and the way everything tied up together in the end. Highly recommended for lovers of romantic suspense. If you don’t like getting inside the head of the villain, this might not be the book for you.

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Into The Fire got my attention from the get go. It starts with a horrific crime and continues from there with more crimes and a romance too. This Christian romance novel is entertaining and suspenseful and anyone who likes romances will enjoy it.

Bri Tucker, an investigator for the arson unit and Marc Davis, an ATF agent are assigned to the same case. He brings more to the investigation than Bri could ever have bargained for. Marc and Bri both have complicated pasts and carry a lot of baggage. As a result the relationship between them develops slowly over time..

Things in the case are starting not to add up, causing stress and danger to them both. Will they be able to put all the pieces together before more people are hurt?

Irene Hannon always creates a good suspenseful story, that keeps you guessing till the end. This is book 1 in the series and I look forward to the next books to come.

If you are looking for a great Christian romantic novel, this one is worth checking out. Thanks to NetGalley and Revell for an advance copy of this book.

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This gripping, fast-paced thriller bursting with so many elements and twists will keep you on the edge of your seat. Fire investigators get caught up trying to uncover who could be behind the mounting suspicious deaths. Add in a budding romance between the main characters, which adds a softer element to the story, and you have a tender thread amidst all the danger. I appreciate the author’s gift of crafting an exciting drama and keeping it clean. I received a copy from the publisher. All opinions are my own. #IntotheFire #NetGalley

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Irene Hannon’s latest release has all the good stuff of a well written romantic suspense novel. There’s the intelligent and determined arson investigator who is trying to solve a puzzle before anyone else dies while fighting her own demons from the past. And there is, of course, the sensitive but keen ATF Special Agent who is assigned to work with her and must then work out what to do with the feelings he develops for her. There are some wonderfully supportive family members and then there is the foe. The one who killed arson investigator Bri Tucker’s former colleague, leaving her to solve a puzzle she can’t even seem to decipher. And the one who is causing a series of really crummy events to keep Bri off balance when she needs to be able to focus. Of course, Special Agent Marc Davis is messing with her balance a bit in a different sort of way. If only they could wrap up their joint investigation so they can focus on the heat building between them. Hannon’s storyline lights up intrigue you will struggle to contain in Into the Fire.

Thank you to the author and publisher for allowing me a copy to read and review. All opinions expressed here are my own and are completely genuine.

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They'll have to pass through fire for answers...

I haven't read as many of Irene Hannon's books as I would like to but I always try to keep up with her new romantic suspense releases. They always entertain and keep me guessing and I enjoy them. Into The Fire is the first book in her Undaunted Courage series, and it has started of this series right. There are new characters to meet and make friends with and new villains to try and figure out...

I will admit that I did figure out the villain's identity somewhat early on in Into The Fire but Irene Hannon had me second guessing myself a few times until most of the way through the book when the revelation rather surprised me. It was an 'ah-hah' moment and then I was beyond curious to find out the why behind the fiery murders.

I actually finished Into The Fire much sooner than I expected as I found myself digging it back out every spare moment – and even some I didn't have to spare. I just had to know where this first Undaunted Courage novel was going, whether I was right or wrong about certain characters (I was both), and, of course, why the killer chose fire...

Irene Hannon has a good – and very exciting – start to this new series and I will most certainly be anxiously awaiting the release of the next Undaunted Courage book...

(I received a copy of this book from the publisher. All opinions are entirely my own.)

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