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Consumed

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'Raw, gritty, and gripping' Library Journal

'Addictive and explosive' Ana's Attic

From the author of the bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series comes a new band of brothers. And a firestorm . . .
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Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed - by her bitter family legacy, by her scorched career as a firefighter, by her obsession with department bad-boy Danny McGuire, and by a new case that pits her against a fiery killer.

Strong-willed Anne was fearless and loved the thrill of fighting fires, pushing herself to be the best. But when one risky decision at a warehouse fire changes her life forever, Anne must reinvent not only her job, but her whole self.

Shattered and demoralised, Anne finds her new career as an arson investigator a pale substitute for the adrenaline-fueled life she left behind. She doesn't believe she will ever feel that same all-consuming passion for her job again--until she encounters a string of suspicious fires setting her beloved city ablaze.

Danny McGuire is a premiere fireman, best in the county, but in the midst of a personal meltdown. Danny is taking risks like never before and seems to have a death wish until he teams up with Anne to find the fire starter. But Danny may be more than a distraction, and as Anne narrows in on her target, the arsonist begins to target her.
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Join other readers in discovering the thrill of Consumed:

'Raw, gritty, and gripping, this adrenaline-laced tale is impossible to put down' Library Journal

'Stunning . . . the story line was so intense and fluid that I didn't see the final shocking surprise until the last minute . . . relatable and gut-wrenching' Harlequin Junkie

'A fantastic blend of romance, action and suspense' All About Romance

'Addictive and explosive' Ana's Attic

'Pure adrenaline' The Good the Bad and the Unread

'A thick plot, suspense, a beautiful romance, well fleshed-out characters . . . it almost feels like we're watching an action blockbuster unfolding in our heads . . . a complex, badass, gritty female character who refuses to wait for a knight in shining armour' Natasha is a Book Junkie
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 179 x 235 x 31mm | 544g
  • PIATKUS BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0349420629
  • 9780349420622
  • 77,601

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a blazing new thriller about an arson investigator consumed by her family's scorched legacy, by her own secrets and by her current case: chasing a deadly killer.

Strong-willed Anne was fearless and loved the thrill of fighting fires, pushing herself to be the best. But when one risky decision at a warehouse fire changed her life forever, Anne reinvented not only her job, but her whole self.

Shattered and demoralized, Anne doesn't believe she will ever feel that same all-consuming passion for her job again - until she encounters a string of suspicious fires setting her beloved city ablaze.

Danny McGuire is a premiere fireman, best in the county, but in the midst of a personal meltdown. He's taking risks like never before, and he teams up with Anne to find the fire starter. But Danny may be more than a distraction, and as Anne narrows in on her target, the arsonist begins to target her.

From the creator of the worldwide bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood, get ready for a new band of brothers. And a firestorm . . .
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About J. R. Ward

After graduating from law school J.R. Ward began working in health care in Boston and spent many years as chief of staff for one of the premier academic medical centres in the US. She lives in Kentucky with her husband.
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7,327 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 34% (2,498)
4 38% (2,806)
3 21% (1,520)
2 5% (381)
1 2% (122)
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