Title: I Burned Down His House
Series: Love at Frist Crime Series
Author: Jessica Frances
Genre: NA Romance/Suspense
Release Date: November 28, 2017
She burned his house down, so he lit a fire between them that she could never extinguish.
So, I burned his house down.
It was an accident.
I mean, technically, the dog did it.
Well, the dog helped me to do it.
Did I mention it was an accident?
When circumstances mean I suddenly have a new housemate,
A man who is my ultimate fantasy,
And my entire world is turned upside down by new friends,
And a dog who likes to get me into trouble,
I have to wonder how my life got so crazy.
Add in my neighbor, who is under investigation;
Some unfinished business from the past, which just won’t go away;
Interfering family, who don’t know when to stop;
And mixed signals, making me wonder if fantasies really can come true,
And you have my new, hectic, crazy life.
But, when things take a dangerous turn,
And lives are on the line,
Will we all make it through in one piece?
Or is everything destined to crumble down around us?
Who would have thought that burning down a house would change everything so much?
Then again, as some people say: there is nothing quite like love at first … crime.
FIVE 🎩🎩🎩🎩🎩 hats from Hatter!!!
Listen to me, stop whatever you’re doing, cancel all your plans, get this book and read it. Thank me when you’re done for giving you the best advice you’ve ever received. I Burned Down His House is flat out one of my favorite books of the year. Hitting me with the kind of laugh out loud, sexy, sweet, and action packed romance that I haven’t seen since Kristen Ashley’s Rock Chicks series I was absolutely blown away by this book! I only stopped reading long enough to occasionally text my friends to yell “I FLOVE THIS BOOK!” then I dove right back in forgetting to tell them what book I was even talking about, because I have my priorities straight and Joey & Teagan were more important than answering questions.
To say I was ecstatic to discover this is actually the third book in the series is an understatement, I’m going back to book one the second I finish typing this review because I never want to leave this incredible world Jessica Frances has created. Obviously from all my gushing, this reads perfectly fine as a stand-alone, but now that I’ve throughly and completely become addicted I need them all.
I have not one bad thing to say about anything in this book. It’s flawless. Every character was incredible, the story was completely riveting, and the feeeeeeels! All of the feels. Joey is pure perfection. Sexy, sweet, hilarious, and he loves his dog. How can you get any better? Oh, wait, he does. The way he was with Teagan was pure beauty. He may have had a revolving door before, but when he falls, he falls all the way. I couldn’t get enough of those two together! Rounded out with great friends and family and you’ve got a book that will have you dying to read more in this series.
Trying not to feel like a loser that I have Joey’s number memorized, I dial, hoping like hell he picks up. It has to be in the incredibly early hours of morning, so there is every chance, if he hasn’t come home yet, it’s because he’s out with someone and won’t answer.
After five, drawn-out, torturous rings, he finally picks up.
“What?” he grumbles. I can’t tell if I woke him up, or if he’s just annoyed to be disturbed.
“Hey, Joey, it’s Teagan—”
I pause, annoyed I’m so forgettable he can’t remember who he gave his house key to! “Teagan Bevon, the woman who lives next door?”
“Oh … Oh!” There is finally recognition in his voice. “Right. Look, Teags”—he sounds so distracted I don’t think he even noticed he gave me a nickname—“I’m kinda busy—”
“—so I’ll just see you later—”
“Wait!” I cry out, afraid I will hear the dial tone any second.
“Actually, you probably won’t see me later. I’m going to be—”
“I BURNED YOUR HOUSE DOWN!” I scream into the phone and am finally met with silence. “Joey?” I whisper, fearful he already hung up.
“Can you repeat that for me?” he finally gasps out.
“I …” Now I feel nervous. “I … umm … I accidently”—I use too much emphasis on the word, making me sound extra guilty—“burned down your house.”
“Are you okay?”
My heart skips a beat. I just told this man that I burned down his house and his first thought is if I’m okay?
“Some smoke inhalation, but nothing serious. I’m so sorry about your things—”
“How about Karma?”
“Karma got out fine. She’s with the Glovers,” So … maybe she’s not okay. The almost ninety-year-old couple may not be quite at the same speed as Karma.
As he sighs in relief, my hands begin to shake again.
“Joey, I’m so sorry.”
Born and raised in South Australia, Jessica spends her days working in a bakery, afternoons catching up on lost sleep, and nights reading and writing. Writing has always been a passion of hers, however it wasn’t until recently that she decided to put pen to paper and make things official.