She isn’t looking for love. He’s not planning on staying around. But when they meet, sparks fly…
As a big city firefighter, Lucas lives for his job. Forced to take extended leave following an accident, he returns to his small hometown to stay at the beach cottage his grandparents left him. The problem is, he’s not used to having so much time on his hands.
After a broken engagement, Ember isn’t ready for love right now. Though her heart might be mended, she prefers to keep herself busy with her family and work; that way she won’t get hurt again. But she didn’t count on meeting a handsome firefighter with that dimpled smile. After Lucas saves her from one awkward situation too many, she can’t stop thinking about him.
Ember finds Lucas impossible to resist. And he’s determined not to let her. As long summer days melt into sultry, passionate nights what begins as a fling develops into something much deeper. Until the day Ember’s ex-fiancé returns to town and threatens to destroy the fragile connection that’s building between them.
“Will you do something for me?” Lucas asked, leaning his hand on the car and glancing up at her.
“Um, maybe?” She blinked, trying to focus. “I guess it depends what it is.”
With one hand steadying himself on the car, he ran the other across his closely cropped hair. “It doesn’t matter.”
Ember tilted her head, the smile still playing at her lips. “You can’t do that. I’m intrigued now. What is it you want me to do?”
“I… ah…” He shook his head. “You’re gonna think I’m crazy.”
She lifted an eyebrow to let him know she already did.
“But I really don’t want you to go on that date.”
Advance Praise For Let Me Burn…
‘The perfect mixture of romance, humour, and that hint of angst we all love.’ – MB, Goodreads reviewer
‘A captivating book…’ – Bev’s Books Blog
‘I couldn’t put it down…’ – KarenJ, Goodreads reviewer
‘5 Beautiful, Soul Binding stars!!!’ – Alison Parkins Reviews
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Carrie Elks writes contemporary romance with a sizzling edge. Her first book, Fix You, has been translated into eight languages and made a surprise appearance on Big Brother in Brazil. Luckily for her, it wasn’t voted out. Carrie lives with her husband, two lovely children and a larger-than-life black pug called Plato. When she isn’t writing or reading, she can be found baking, drinking an occasional (!) glass of wine, or chatting on social media.
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