REVIEW: KRISTEN ASHLEY ✭ FIRE INSIDE

REVIEW: KRISTEN ASHLEY ✭ FIRE INSIDEFire Inside by Kristen Ashley
Also by this author: Rough Ride, The Gamble
Also in this series: Rough Ride, Wild Like the Wind
Series: Chaos #2
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five-stars

Lanie Heron isn't looking for love-no surprise, considering her last serious relationship nearly got her killed. So when Lanie propositions Hop Kincaid, all she wants is one wild night with the hot-as-hell biker who patrols with the Chaos Motorcycle Club . . .

For Hop, Lanie has always been untouchable. She's too polished and too classy for his taste. But when she gives Hop the once-over with her bedroom eyes and offers him a night in paradise, he can't say no. And he doesn't regret it when he finds that Lanie is the best thing that's ever happened to him-in or out of bed. Now the trick will be to convince her of that.

You know, Fire Inside was that one book I wasn’t all that excited about. Knowing Hop’s history from Motorcycle Man, him being a cheater? Nope, it was crap shot that I’d like this one. What are the odds…I adored it.

“You are the shit, Hopper Kincaid!”

Hopper Kincaid won me over with his mellow nature. While he had some serious alpha tendencies – as it to expected in any Kristen Ashley story – he also had a sweet side to him that I loved. He treated Lanie with kid gloves which was more than necessary, seeing as she found all kinds of excuses for not committing to a real relationship with Hop. In Fire Inside we get the the full picture of what exactly happened that made Hop look like a cheater. Everything is forgiven, no, wait, there *is* nothing to forgive. Hopper Kincaid is truly a good man, sexy, badass, and I loved him with his kids.

“Please be real.”
His hand in my hair stilled, curled around my head and Hop whispered back, “Lady, I’m as real as it gets.”

Lanie experienced some serious trauma. The full story is in Motorcycle Man. In short, her late fiancé got himself killed and failed to protect her. Worse, he used her as a shield. It is understandable that she doesn’t trust men to do right by her. She shies from any attachment while craving it with every fiber. When she approaches Hop she only wants a night, that’s what she says anyway. As their relationship continues you want to see her fight for it but she doesn’t. Not only one time does she let Hopper go and while my heart was full of compassion for her I also wanted to shake her to wake her up. She had so much bottled up and misdirected guilt

“Babe, you are so fucked up, you’re the fuckin’ definition of fucked up.”

But Hopper slays Lanie’s demons and Lanie takes care of Hopper’s and when they come out on the other side it’s sheer beauty. Their love is truly beautiful.

I loved that we were reunited with Tack and Tyra. It was so good to catch up with them. Tack in particular, I adored him for showing Lanie how much he cared about his wife’s best friend. The epilogue is KA-like EPIC. Once again, Kristen Ashley took me on a ride full of drama, love and humor. This book is chock-full with beautiful quotes, I wish I could list them all. I can’t wait to continue the Chaos series.

“Every step, every breath, every second I lived on this earth, I’m thankful for, no matter how fucked up or whacked or hard or good, ‘cause all that shit led me to you.”

five-stars

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