Jacqueline Knight is driven and ambitious, always focused on getting to the top. But when her father's failing health demands her attention, she must consider putting her career on hold. Though she struggles with her new responsibilities, she won't admit she can't do it alone. And the last person she wants to accept help from is her ex, Casey.
Arson investigation is not exactly what firefighter Kate Chambers signed up for. But she doesn't have a choice when an injury forces her off the engine and into the office. Her first case, a fire at a downtown bar, is a clear-cut instance of insurance fraud, or so she thinks. But the property co-owner and prime suspect, Alexi Clark, won't go quietly to jail for a crime she didn't commit. Soon Alexi is fighting both the false charges against her and an unexpected attraction to the investigator determined to prove them.
"Strong, Smart, Fallible, & Vulnerable"
An early morning hotel fire turns out to be anything but routine for firefighter Reid Webb, as her best friend and partner, Jimmy Grant, dies. Feeling responsible for the loss, Reid vows to look after Jimmy's young son - even if that means spending far too much time in the company of a woman she harbors feelings for.
Veteran emergency dispatcher Hillary O'Neal can handle any crisis, until she gets the call that destroys her confidence. Now she spends every shift dreading what could happen and doubting whether she'll be able to handle another tragedy. Olivia Dennis joined the sheriff's department for the action and to fulfill the family legacy. But she could lose both when she's caught up in an internal investigation and assigned to a security desk at the communications center.
"Poor Reading Sabotages a Good Story"
Evelyn Fisher thinks she has the perfect role model for a long-term relationship, until her best friends, Kendall and Melanie, split up and all three women must reevaluate their lives and their relationships. Determined to be a good friend to both, Evelyn supports Kendall and Melanie while they move forward, separately. But when she finds herself falling for one of them the delicate balance shifts. Will loyalty keep Evelyn from pursuing an unexpected chance at love?
"Really great story"