Ignite on Contact by Jaci Burton

Posted February 3, 2020 in review Tags: ,

Ignite on Contact by Jaci BurtonIgnite on Contact by Jaci Burton
Pages: 320

Series: Brotherhood by Fire #2
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Source: ARC, NetGalley, Publisher/PR
Also in this series: Hot to the Touch
Also by this author: Rules of Contact, The Final Score, Shot on Gold, Hot to the Touch
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New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton is back with a friends-to-lovers romance sure to melt hearts as one smokin'-hot fireman turns up the heat on love.

Relationships. Firefighter Rafe Donovan avoids them whenever possible. He loves dating women, but he makes sure they know up front that he's in it for fun, great sex and nothing more.

Fun. As an ER nurse and official caretaker of her disabled grandfather, Carmen Lewis doesn't have time for fun. But Rafe has been there for Carmen--and her grandfather--time and again, and he's clearly interested in her. She knows he's a player, but she's tempted by his charm and incredible body. And maybe a little fun isn't a bad thing, as long as she keeps her heart away from this fiery game she's enjoying with a very hot man.

Love. It doesn't take Rafe long to realize that until now he's only been playing at romance. With Carmen he feels searing passion and heart-tugging emotion for the first time. Now he has to convince Carmen that what they have together is the real deal.

Ignite on Contact is book 2 of the Brotherhood by Fire series and it is a super steamy friends to lovers story. Carmen and Rafe are both career minded, focused people who aren’t looking for a relationship…or are they?

Carmen is one of those heroines you just love. She is smart, hardworking, and compassionate yet she isn’t a pushover. She has baggage from her past like everyone. She and Rafe are neighbors so she knows he is kind of slutty. She is down for a friends with benefits arrangement. Like most friends with benefits this could end in one of two ways: a love connection or a broken heart. Carmen is guarded thanks to a bad marriage. She fears her feelings for Rafe could end up in heartbreak and she is cautious.

Rafe’s life has been defined by his profession, a firefighter, and his ‘brothers’. An injury puts him direct contact with Carmen and they build a friendship and more. I appreciated that Rafe was the one to really push for more in the relationship. It was hot!

There was some totally unnecessary drama at the end that really turned me off of Carmen, who I had loved up until then. It just felt out of character. Rafe is a firefighter and Carmen is a nurse: Why wasn’t the drama from their jobs or something?!? It kind of soured the book a tad for me.

Ignite on Contact delivers sexual tension, intelligent characters, and a compelling friends to lovers story! You can read this independent of book one if you like this trope more!



Call Her Mine by Melissa Foster, Justice for Hope by Susan Stoker, Consumed by JR Ward…then you will probably like Ignite on Contact!


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About Jaci Burton

Meet Jaci Burton

From Jaci Burton: I'd like to say I always wanted to be a writer, but that's not the case. First I wanted to be a teacher. When I was a kid I used to play school in my friend's basement. She had actual school desks—and index cards. I'm a list maker, so those index cards rocked my world. Then later on, I wanted to be a nurse. My other friend had a stethoscope and a medical book. I had a thing for props, okay?

But during my early teen years my cousin and I—back in the day before the internet—would exchange scripts we'd written of a popular TV show. No, I won't tell you which TV show because then you'd know how old I really am. But it was a western with two gorgeous cowboy heroes and we were each in love with one of the main characters. I'd say that was my first foray into writing, and it got me hooked.

As an adult, marriage, work and raising two sons took priority. And while I fell madly in love with reading romance, there wasn't much time to write it. It's amazing how much corporate life, soccer games, high school musicals, dinner and laundry can suck out of the average day. But I would occasionally dabble in writing, then put it aside when I got busy. Unfortunately, I was always busy.

Eventually my kids grew up and I was on my second marriage when Biker Dude (what I call my husband because of his love for his Harley Davidson) found out I used to dabble in writing and encouraged me to try again. So I did.

I sat down and wrote a romance novel, start to finish. I was so proud of it, but I didn't sell that romance. Not right away, anyway. I didn't sell the one after that, either. Or the one after that. Suffice it to say I wasn't an overnight success. But eventually I did sell a book, then another, and then another. I have an exceptionally smart agent and write for amazing editors. I'm a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author, and I have you wonderful readers to thank for that.

This has been a dream come true for me, one I wanted for so many years. Writing is my full time career and something I love so much. I can't imagine a day that isn't filled with hot, sexy heroes who save the day, strong, capable heroines who don't need a man to save them, and the happily ever afters in every book.

Sometimes I even write about teachers and nurses. And hot cowboys.

I live in northeast Oklahoma with Biker Dude and our wonderful, crazy dogs. Between us we have three kids who are all grown up and living out in the wild. When I'm not writing I can usually be found in the garden, coaxing the tomatoes to grow, heading out to our local casino trying to become a millionaire (so far, no luck there), or riding on the back of Biker Dude's Harley. And when I want to relax I read other authors' masterpieces or I'm parked in front of the television watching sports, reality TV or crime shows. And maybe a drama or a comedy. Okay, I really watch way too much television.

Welcome to my world.

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