Title: Ride the Fire
Author: Jo Davis
First published December 7, 2010
337 pages, Mass Market Paperback
ISBN: 9780451231796 (ISBN10: 0451231791)
Following a tragic loss, Captain Sean Tanner turns to alcohol to numb his pain. But after completing rehab, he is determined to rebuild his life and regain the trust of his team.
However, when he meets the stunning firefighter Eve Marshall, Sean finds himself struggling with unexpected feelings. As they give into their desire, Sean discovers that his family’s death may not have been an accident and that someone from his past has returned with a sinister agenda.
Sean must fight to protect those he loves, even if it means putting his own life on the line. Ride the Fire is a gripping tale of love, loss, and the courage to face the past.
About the Author
Meet Jo Davis, an accomplished author who has earned a reputation for her captivating writing. Fans of her Firefighters of Station Five series, written under her name, are captivated by her talent for creating memorable characters.
Meanwhile, readers of her Alpha Pack series, written under the name J.D. Tyler, are drawn to her dark and sexy paranormal writing. Jo’s first book in the Alpha Pack series, PRIMAL LAW, has won the National Reader’s Choice Award in Paranormal, while she has been a finalist for a number of other prestigious awards.
Her books regularly feature on the bestseller lists of major retailers like Barnes and Noble and Amazon.
Currently, Jo is working on the SUGARLAND BLUE series, which is a spin-off of her Firefighters of Station Five series. She is also set to release a new contemporary romance novella trilogy called TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS, with RAW set to debut in October 2013.
Additionally, Jo is publishing the new FBI series, ARMED AND DEADLY, which will debut in Fall 2013 with ONE LAST KISS. Jo lives in Texas with her two children and an adorable Boston terrier.
Jo Davis’ book Ride the Fire is a captivating historical romance novel that tells the story of two people caught up in the midst of the American Revolution. First published on December 7, 2010, this book takes place in the late 18th century and is set in colonial America.
Jo Davis is an accomplished author who has written several books in the romance genre. Her writing style is known for being descriptive and engaging, which is evident in Ride the Fire.
The themes explored in this novel include love, passion, betrayal, and redemption.
The story follows the journey of a young woman named Caroline, who is forced to flee her home after her family is killed in a raid by British soldiers. She is rescued by a group of rebels led by a handsome and rugged man named Jackson.
As they journey together, Caroline and Jackson develop a deep and intense attraction to each other, but their love is threatened by the dangers of war and betrayal from within their own group.
Davis does an excellent job of bringing the characters to life, with both Caroline and Jackson being complex and multi-dimensional. The setting of the American Revolution is also well-researched and vividly described, making the reader feel as though they are living in that time period.
One of the strengths of this book is the way Davis builds tension throughout the story, keeping the reader engaged and eager to see what happens next. The pacing is well-balanced, with action-packed scenes interspersed with moments of reflection and emotional depth.
However, the book also has some weaknesses. One issue is that the plot can be predictable at times, with some of the twists and turns feeling a bit contrived.
Additionally, some of the secondary characters are underdeveloped, leaving the reader wanting more.
Overall, Ride the Fire is a well-written and engaging historical romance novel that is sure to delight fans of the genre. While it has its flaws, the strengths of the book far outweigh any criticisms.
I would highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a good love story set against the backdrop of historical events.
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.