Crew Chief Alec Charles Enders AKA Ace has two passions: Serving his country and putting out fires. As an Air Forces Fire Protection Specialist, Ace has seen his fair share of infernos from fires in the sky, to chemical buildings, and even forest fires. While running into a burning building is no big deal for him, he dreads the call. He understands the devastation and destruction fires can cause, not to mention the loss of life as he lost his first love to a fire while in high school.
His job is get people out of the fire and contain it at the same time. So, when he watches a car crash unfold while on leave, he jumps into action. He’s prepared to do what it takes to save the young women in the car…
And protect his heart from the burning desire she awakes in his soul.
While heading home to help her mother with a potential investor in the family business, Lexi Aberdean is T-Boned and her car bursts into flames. Lucky for her, a good Samaritan saves her life and now all she wants to do is find a way to repay him.
Only, he wants nothing to do with her. That is until a series of unexplained events, including a fire at the marina, makes Lexi believe the accident was no accident at all.
Senior Firefighter, Hunter Jackson walked away from his country club and ivy league lifestyle when his mother ran off with his girlfriend’s father, destroying two families. Hunter joined the Air Force and became a Fire Protection Specialist, never looking back on his old life. He barely speaks to anyone in his family, but when his mother takes ill, and the love of his life shows up at his doorstep, begging him to see his mother, his world is turned upside down. Will he be able to deny a woman’s dying wish and protect his heart from the woman who stole it years ago?
Claire Thompson has never take no for an answer, but she didn’t take ultimatums too well either. So, when Hunter Jackson demanded she turn her back on her father and runaway with him, giving up on college and her career, she said no and watched the only man she’d ever loved walk away.
A decision she’s regretted for years.
With her father dead and Hunter’s mother dying, she decides it’s time to mend old fences and hopefully ignite the burning kiss that forever stole her heart.