Blog Tour Review & Giveaway: Hot for the Fireman by Gina Maxwell

Posted April 20, 2017 by Elizabeth in Blog Tour, Elizabeth B, Giveaways, InkSlingers PR, Reviews / 1 Comment

Blog Tour Review & Giveaway: Hot for the Fireman by Gina MaxwellHot For the Fireman by Gina L. Maxwell
Series: Boston Heat #1
Published by Entangled Publishing on March 27th 2017
Also by this author: Ruthless, Ruthless
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Ex-Army Ranger Erik Grady lives for the job. So when his chief at the Boston Fire Department offers him two choices—mandated therapy for supposed PTSD or a permanent desk job at the station, he reluctantly agrees to see a shrink. Only this doctor is unlike anything he expected. Female and curved in all the right places? Check. Hotter than a four-alarm fire? Check. The kind of woman that can heat his blood in and out of bed? Check, check. And oh, yeah, he just happens to have first hand experience...
Of all the men to walk into psychologist Olivia Jones' office, why did it have to be him? Her one-night stand isn't playing by the rules of just. One. Night. She’s had her heart broken in the past, and no way is she going there again. And now he's blackmailing her into three dates? Well, if that's what it takes to make him see a different therapist, fine. She can handle it. So what if the chemistry between them is combustible? She's a professional, damn it. She'll date Mr. I'm Too Sexy For My Bunker Pants. But it won’t end in the fun he expects.
It’s time to see how much heat this fireman can take…

Cocktails and Books received this book for free from Inkslinger PR in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect our opinion of the book or the content of our review.

Every now and then a book surprises me and this was one! I picked it up thinking it would just be a fun read with a sexy firefighter hero and it was that, but it also had a deeper, more emotional plot line too.

Erik is a retired Army Ranger and Boston Firefighter who is experiencing symptoms of PTSD after an incident on the job too closely resembled his last combat mission. Olivia is a therapist who specializes in treating PTSD, but is dealing with her own issues in terms of her romantic life. After a chance meeting and steamy one night stand, they find out that she is the doctor assigned to his case.

The story that follows is well written and at times is funny, romantic, steamy, and emotional. Erik and Olivia are both great characters that I genuinely liked and found myself rooting for them – both individually and together.

Ms. Maxwell did an excellent job of addressing Erik’s PTSD and the source of it. She handled the situation with grace and showed our country’s armed forces for the heroes they are and highlighted the sacrifices they make for us that we may not always realize. My one complaint was the way Oliva’s husband was referred to in the early parts of the story – he was referred to as her “ex” or “former” husband – implying that he left by choice when Olivia is in fact a widow. How she became single again doesn’t impact how I felt Olivia, but once her widowhood was revealed there were things about her character that made more sense.

Add in a strong secondary cast and this is a great book to begin a new series. The hints of future story lines are woven into Erik and Olivia’s story in a way that is completely natural, without feeling like you have “left” their story to see the beginnings of the next story line.


Today we have the blog tour stop for Hot for the Fireman by Gina L. Maxwell. Check out this fantastic new release and grab your copy today!

 

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About Gina L. Maxwell:

Gina Maxwell

Gina L. Maxwell is a full-time writer, wife, and mother living in the upper Midwest, despite her scathing hatred of snow and cold weather. An avid romance novel addict, she began writing as an alternate way of enjoying the romance stories she loves to read. Her debut novel, Seducing Cinderella, hit both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists in less than four weeks, and she’s been living her newfound dream ever since.

When she’s not reading or writing steamy romance novels, she spends her time losing at Scrabble (and every other game) to her high school sweetheart, doing her best to hang out with their teenagers before they fly the coop, and dreaming about her move to sunny Florida once they do.

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Blog Tour Schedule:

March 27th

Hart’s Reader Pulse         Guest Post

TRSoR                  Guest Post

Shahla’s bookcorner        Review

Books and Tequila           Review

Krista’s Dust Jacket          Review

Kayns Book         Review

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March 28th

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Books and Things Blog                  Review

March 29th

Books to Breathe             Review

SBB Reviews                      Review

Kinky Kittens Book Blog                Review

March 30th

Booked All Night              Review

A Fortress of Books         Guest Post

Briar’s Reviews                 Excerpt

Ripe For Reader                Excerpt

March 31st

BookGirl              Review

Shannon’s Book Blog      Review

Wickedcoolflight              Excerpt

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April 1st

Fire and Ice Book Reviews            Review

Fictional Rendezvous Book Blog                Excerpt

The Reading Cafe             Review

Kick Back & Review         Excerpt

Melena’s Reviews            Review

April 2nd

The Book Boyfriend Addict           Excerpt

Reading Between the Wines Book Club                  Guest Post

Musings of the Modern Belle      Review

Evermore Books               Excerpt

April 3rd

GraveTells           Excerpt

Behind Closed Doors Book Review            Excerpt

DirtyBooksObsession       Review

April 4th

Hot Kindle Reads              Review

The Heathers’ Blog          Review

Books According to Abby              Review

Red’s Romance Review’s              Review

April 5th

All Romance Reviews      Review

BooksPieAndCoffee         Review

April 6th

Two Girls with Books      Review

Witchy’ Richey’s Booktastic Reviews        Review

Scandalicious Book Reviews         Review

East Coast book chicks                   Review

April 7th

An Asian Chick & Her Cat Walk into a Book Blog  Review

April 8th

Ashley Book Blog             Review

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April 9th

RhiReading          Review

NightWolf Book Blog      Excerpt

April 10th

The Book Beacon             Review

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April 11th

Dirty Girl ROmance         Review

April 12th

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April 13th

The Sassy Bookster          Review

Between The Bookends                Excerpt

Lit. 4 Ladies        Excerpt

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April 14th

My Slanted Bookish Ramblings                   Review

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Jen’s Reading Obsession                               Review

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April 15th

Readers Retreats              Excerpt

PBC        Excerpt

A Naughty Girl’s Novel World      Review

Dog-Eared Daydreams    Review

April 16th

Bookishly Yours                Excerpt

Tania’s Book Blog             Review

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Author Zoe Forward        Review

April 17th

My Book Filled Life          Review

Kitty’s Book Spot!            Excerpt

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Pardon My Blurb              Review

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Shelly’s Book Corner       Review

Book reviews by lexi       Review

Jax’s Book Magic              Review

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The Reading Belles          Review

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April 21st

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I'm a stay home parent and squeeze reading in wherever I can around driving kids around to school and activities. I read a little bit of everything, but really enjoy indie authors and Happy- Ever-Afters. I've been reviewing for Cocktails and Books since January 2015.

One response to “Blog Tour Review & Giveaway: Hot for the Fireman by Gina Maxwell

  1. Lenna Hendershott

    Thanks for the post. I just discovered Gina and enjoy her storytelling…and Firemen are just HOT 😉

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