Risking Everything: A Steamy Anthology of First Responders by ten great authors. All the stories are about first responders from Police Officers, Firefighters, and Accident scene workers to Emergency Call operators and all are hard but wonderful stories to read. It is also great to see that the book supports a good cause. Each of these stories are highly emotionally charged stories and will have your heart beating rapidly as you journey along with the characters whilst they put their lives, their emotional wellbeing on the line every day. They are each beautiful stories in there telling and I shed a tear or two along the way.
Reconstructed Heart – K.L. Montgomery tells the sad tale of having to come face to face with an accident where someone you knew was involved. Not only that but having to deal with it and find there is far more to the story than it seems. What he also discovers is that he is not alone and that he may just be worthy of love. This is a very emotional story that had me on high alert and my heart breaking.
Romance on the Rig – Kara Liane is the story of a man who has been burnt and totally misreads that is going on. Until he can face his demons will he push the one good thing he finds away?
Walk the Line – Harlow Layne tells us of one man who helps calm a woman who has been in a serious accident. When things start to come together for them he is scared off because of nasty attacks involving other woman of police officers. Did he do the right thing or will it prove to be too much?
Always Kind of Love – Amanda Siegrist is about a woman he can’t stop thinking about who has returned to his life. She is the last thing he wants to deal with but she has always been his one love. He finds himself not only battling fires in buildings but also those of his heart.
Beautiful Persuasion – A.K. MacBride – Raelyn cannot say no to her girlfriends and one taste is all it took for her to know he was the one she needed, the air she needed to breathe but she also loves her family. Damn his sexy accent.
Going Down – Jody Kaye is the story of Kat who is struggling with her parents’ divorce and holding herself back from a life she should live, that is until one crazy man skis into her life.
Rescuing Ryan – Syd Ryan – Ryan has meet the man of her dreams but will he move out of his own way to go for what he needs?
Perfect For Me – Alyne Hart tells a story of one man who has been broken by love but when she returns to town all bets are off, that is if he can mend his broken heart.
Call of Fate – Kelsey Cheyenne – Aubrey has had so much heart ache in her life that she wonders where her bad luck will end. So when Noah comes in to her life and offers her more she is afraid to break down her barriers, she would rather leave than risk the man she loves.
Loving Lindsey – Larissa Gail this lovely tale is about a firefighter named Gavin, he is a player and loves his life. He sees what his friends have and is envious of them. Can he give up his way of life when a beautiful officer comes to town after suffering a loss of her husband? I loved this story and would like to read more. Oh who am I kidding I loved them all.
This anthology of tales is a must for anyone it really makes you appreciate what these wonderful men and women go through. Don’t forget the tissues.
Reviewed by @jennadb