Can You Stand The Heat Of "Flame"????

Title: FLAME (#2, Fierce Series)
Author: Clarissa Wild
Publication Date: May 8th 2014
Genre: New Adult Romance (18+)
Rating:  5  Stars

When trust is challenged and desire takes control, is love enough to conquer fear?

When geeky book nerd Autumn Blakewood falls for the cocky, confident fighter Hunter Bane she knows she’s in for life. Their undeniable connection, fueled by the desire to protect, grows stronger every passing second. However, the need to feel cherished threatens her college graduation, family bonds, and future, tearing her apart, but she won’t give up on Hunter so easily …

After he was abandoned by his family, Hunter Bane struggles to cope with daily life. Having a learning disability turns every task into a challenge. With his brother now free, Hunter feels the pressure to succeed and take care of the people he loves, forcing him to choose between college and a job. Hunter’s devotion to Autumn keeps him on the right path. His infatuation with her turns lust into passion, drawing out his alpha tendencies. But with affection comes admission, putting a strain on their relationship as secrets are exposed and unforeseen circumstances spiral out of control.

Being complete opposites, their love is flaming hot, but it burns away all inhibitions, unveiling the fears that were locked deep inside. As past and present collide, difficult choices must be made. Can Autumn and Hunter’s love survive this ultimate test?
My Thoughts
Hunter and Autumn have to be two of the sexiest characters alive.
This second installment of Clarissa Wilde's Fierce series,
runs just as hot as the first.
 One would think that after all of the excitement 
of  Fierce,
the stakes or the passion couldn't run any higher or burn any brighter
for these two love birds.
One would be wrong!
The storyline in Flame takes a decidedly more personal turn on all fronts,
as readers are introduced not only to Hunter's brother, Jessie, but Autumn's parents.
There is a definite progression in book two.
The relationship between Autumn and Hunter has gone from tentative and playful,
to scorching and complex.
Both Autumn and Hunter are allowing the other into their worlds and hearts,
and though its not always pretty,
it is quite clear that they are both playing for keeps this time.

This is a very raw book!
The characters are, or could easily be people that readers know and love.
Author Clarissa Wilde further pushes the envelope by addressing very relevant "hot button"
issues in her writing.
Here's the short list:
Self Esteem
Adult Learning Disabilities
Sexual Awakening
GBLT Relationships
Self Acceptance

This is a definite must read!
After book one...of course!


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