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Lily Gallo prided herself on her pristine reputation. A dedicated bookworm. An awkward goody-two-shoes. Lover of fiction more than reality.

Jet Michaels had always had a broken moral compass. A cocky egomaniac. An unashamed womanizer. Craving adventure instead of responsibility.

Lily never expected to come face-to-crotch with her old high-school crush, and she never dreamed he’d make her an offer she couldn’t refuse. But what was supposed to be a platonic arrangement quickly spiraled out of control.

Can the inexperienced nerdy girl tame the notorious player? Or will he peel back her pages, exposing the wildcat hidden underneath?

Blaze is the fourth full-length stand-alone novel in the Men of Inked Heatwave series by USA Today best-selling author Chelle Bliss.

Men of Inked: Heatwave series:

  1. Flame
  2. Burn
  3. Wildfire
  4. Blaze
  5. TBA
©2020 Bliss Ink (P)2020 Bliss Ink

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Having read the first three books in this series and loved them I was excited to see what Chelle Bliss had in store for Lily Gallo and the man she falls for Jet Michaels. Narrated by Samantha Brentmoor and Jason Clarke they really brought Lily and Jet to life for me with their passionate portrayal of these characters.

Lily’s naivete had me laughing so much at times and I loved how Jet constantly bolstered her confidence and Jason Clarke did a wonderful job getting that across.

I have always loved the Gallo’s, reading the next generation and seeing how Lily has grown into such a lovely young woman has been great fun. She easily gets lost in the books that she reads and is seen by the family to be the shy and the quiet one. However Jet is the total opposite, a player who isn’t afraid to go after what or who he wants.

I loved the relationship that built from friendship between Lily and Jet. There was something sweet about their relationship and I love how a platonic relationship soon turned to a scorching one. There was humour and so much chemistry between Lily and Jet that you could almost feel the air sizzling between them. I also loved how Jet was so patient and all in with his love for Lily.

This is a book full of love of family and what they will do for each other and those they love. It was also great to catch up on other members of the family and I cannot wait for the next story in the series.

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Swxy!!!!!

As always, Chelle Bliss has written a hot and steamy tale. Blaze is Lily's story. I listened to this book over the course of a few days and had to glance around to make sure no one could overhear what I was listening to.

BLAZE is one of my favorite stories so far. it is about following your dream and being your authentic self.

Narration was spot on. These actors are two of my favorites because they really bring the story to life.

I believe that BLAZE can be read as a standalone but to get a fuller reading experience, i think all of the books should be read.

I absolutely recommend this book, this series and this author.

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Best of the best

I can’t tell you enough how I love everything from this author. She has created a family that is so loyal, they’d be the first to your defense and the first to call you out. I laughed so hard at points in this novel because of those family ties. I also felt for Lily and her dilemma with Jett. The crush turned into more was so delicious. And Jett? How hot can a man get??
The narration was so spot on. I have a new appreciation for Jason Clarke and his ability to voice so many different characters. Samantha Brentmoore is new to me and I so enjoyed her take on all the emotions that swirled in Lily’s world.

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Another awesome book from Chelle

This series is great and this mite be my favorite one yet. Really good as always. The narration is great as well. I can’t wait to hear more. Thanks for another great book

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Love this series!

The Heatwave Series is amazing but this was my first one to listen to on audio! Excellent story and narrators.

I really loved Lily and Jett and the first few chapters were hilarious. Such a fun story and I hope we see so much more of the couple in future books.

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Sweet goodness, that was hot and amazing!!!

Where to start, sweet naive Lilly Gallo and her inability to read the dreamy Jet Michaels had me in stitches - right from the beginning when she gets intimate knowledge to his crotch and through their relationship. Although awkward and painful at first, Lilly and Jet turn up the heat and find true love. Naturally I love the role of Lilly’s dad, a true overprotective Gallo father. But true to his roots, Mike trained her well - strong, independent and willing to fight. All this was brought to life but fantastic narrators that had me sucked in right from the beginning, couldn’t stop listening!

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This book was so great — it was so funny throughout I found myself thinking this could be conversations my husband and I would actually have!! I would be that mother and my sister is definitely aunt Suzy!! LOL At the same time the author finds away to still give us a love story that’s hot and sweet at the same time!! I absolutely loved this book!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Magnificent book that is to hot to handle. Intense heat and jaw dropping scenes that you don't want to miss out on.

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Lilly and Jet was too cute. Watching them fumble and fall in love with the help of her cousins was great.

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Funniest one

I like all the books in the inked series but this one made me laugh the most, I mean laugh out loud multiple times and even some giggles. A little slower and not as much action as the others but very warming and funny, one of my favorites!

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  • Kat Y
  • 03-14-21

A sweet story with some serious heat too.

Well Gigi and Pike were my favourites before but Lily and Jet are giving them a run for their money. This is book 4 in the Men of Inked Heatwave Series from Chelle Bliss and I am loving these audiobooks. Lily the nerdy bookworm ends up with her high school crush Jet the ex-military man. After reconnecting in the funniest scene (no spoilers here but you will laugh so hard), Jet pursues Lily even though she can’t believe he would want a “girl like her.” I loved their story so much. Lily is so unsure of herself and Jet coaxes her little by little to come out of her comfort zone. As always the supporting cast are a bunch of crazy Gallo family members. Tamara from “Wildfire” is a classic with some of the stuff she comes out with. Sometimes I wish I could head out on a night for drinks with her, there would definitely be some fun stories to tell. I think it’s the mark of great writing when you want to spend real life time with the characters.

This is a sweeter story than the others so far but with no less heat. When these two finally get it together they go up in flames. Seriously HOT! Chelle describes her characters so vividly, you feel like you’re there with them. I’m so glad Lily gets the courage up to take what she’s wanted for so freaking long and Jet is so careful not to spook her. He’s the polar opposite of most of the Gallo men as he’s not openly alpha all the time. He is the fierce protector of Lily but he’s also so sensitive to her needs. He wants so badly for all of her experiences to be amazing. Aaaaannnnnnd there’s a cool wee surprise at the end. LOVED IT!!!

The narrators do a stellar job of bringing these characters to life. I only just discovered Samantha Brentmoor recently and once again she hits the nail on the head. You can totally feel the hesitance in Lily and her utter embarrassment at some of the things her cousins come out with. Samantha has a great range of voices to draw from so when there’s a conversation between multiple people there is no mistaking who is saying what. She gives us the whole spectrum of emotions for Lily and I thought her performance was top notch. Jason Clarke again delighted my ears with his portrayal of Jet. As well as just having a bloody lovely voice to listen to, you really felt Jet’s frustration and his care when talking with Lily. He showed us perfectly that Jet needed to reign his sh*t in to finally get the girl. Such a great pairing of voice actors, I think they are my new favourite team!!!

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  • K. Ramjohn
  • 12-13-20

Enjoyed it

Blaze: Men of Inked Heatwave book 4 had me hooked from beginning to end. This was Jett and Lily's story but we also get the Gallo gang making appearances. It was a fun story with a great blend of humor, steamy scenes and romance. This was an opposites attract, friends to lovers romance with great banter and some humorous moments. I loved it and can't wait for more in this series.
The audiobook was narrated my Jason Clarke and Samantha Brentmoor. These two two did a fantastic job with the narration. They complimented each other perfectly and their voices were clear and understandable. I enjoyed listening to them narrate this novel.

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  • Nushinton
  • 09-05-20

so good.

I have loved the heatwave series so far. can not wait for the next one.

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  • Audio Crazed Mari 🎧
  • 06-20-20

Love this series

I have enjoyed this series so much. The writing and story are done so very well, the characters are multidimensional, and everything is just so good. The narration was really great and added another dimension to the story. Highly enjoyable listen. I strongly recommend it!

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  • Kimberley
  • 06-20-20

SWEET & INNOCENT LOVE STORY

This book is not like all the rest in the series, it’s a sweet love story full of awkward innocence. Lily Gallo has always had a crush on Jet Michaels but unbeknownst to her Jet has always felt the same, he was always just waiting for the right time.

I loved seeing the interaction between all the family members in this book and the strong bond they all have along with all the witty banter between them all. With all the awkwardness of Lily I had quite a few LOL moments. Throughout there’s subtle hints I picked up on which leads to an all mighty cliffhanger....thank you Chelle Bliss can’t wait to see where she takes this one.

As always Jason Clarke and Samantha Brentmoor do a fantastic job at narration.

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  • Monica
  • 06-19-20

An opposites-attract, friends-to-lovers romance

This book had me hooked within the first few minutes. The way Jet and Lily met again after years of not seeing each other had me laughing out loud! I loved that we get to see how couples from the previous books are doing (hi, Gigi!) I loved the witty banter between the characters and the dynamics of the Gallo family.

The story makes a sudden turn in the last chapter, making it end with a cliffhanger. I can't wait to see what happens next!

Samantha Brentmoor and Jason Clarke were amazing! Their voices complement each other, making this audiobook a joy to listen to.

Blaze is an opposites-attract, friends-to-lovers contemporary romance written in dual first-person POV and recorded in dual narration. It ends with a cliffhanger. No cheating.

I received this book at my request and have voluntarily left this unbiased review.

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  • Delia Chavez
  • 06-19-20

Love this series!!

Chelle does it again!! I love this series so much. Lily and Jet's connection was amazing I love the chemistry between them. This book made me laugh. I love getting to see characters from other books in the series. I can not wait for more from this series. The narrators really brought this story to life were perfect.

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  • Sara
  • 06-16-20

Lily and Jhett was everything!!

Welcome back to the Gallo family! I adore this family and how they love and take care of each other! I could not get enough of Lily and Jhett. I loved the sweet, naive personality that Lily has. She definitely hasn't seen her own potential yet... she's beautiful and smart but she's also fun loving and hilarious, she just has this charismatic charm that is totally endearing. Jhett is bust as amazing but in different ways.. He's caring and open while still being this strong and loyal alpha that the Gallo's insist for their women. Jhett is just as secretly smitten with Lily as she is with him. Once these two admit it, you'll understand the title a bit more because these two light it up!!

Jason Clarke and Samantha Brentmoor were great! I loved how Samantha was able to really channel Lily. I totally heard that innocent Lily with the sassy, vixen sneaking in every now and then! Jason Clark brought Jhett to life! He was sezy as can be! His voice was like sweet tea on a summer breeze... he just hit ya in all the right places at all the right times!!

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  • Ginger
  • 06-16-20

Gives you some real Awe moments

This is Lily’s story, slow burn, little angst, friends to lover, hold your attention, have you in stitches, but most important you also get to see Lily get the man of her dreams, and he gets the girl he has been pining for.
Samantha & Jason were the perfect narrators for this story.

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  • Ally WLbooks
  • 06-15-20

Hot and Hilarious

This is my first Men of Inked: Heatwave book, and I LOVED IT!!! It had me rolling with laughter from chapter one. It's one of the funniest and best meet-cutes ever. Lily and Jet are adorable and full of all types of feels. Watching this relationship blossom, and Lily grow is lovely. Seeing unrequited love through Jet's eyes is beautiful! I loved this book, and I look forward to reading more in the series!!
I also LOVED the narrators. Samantha did an amazing job, and I will definitely be looking for more audios involving her!

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  • Barbra Lazzarini
  • 06-06-20

Omg😮😮😮

Nooooo !!! You can’t leave us hanging here’s . I’ve loved lilli and jets story and I definitely looking forward to more . God I hope all will be well for all of them . This doesn’t sounds good . Looking forward to more of this awesome family . 💕❤️💋💜🦋💜💋❤️💕