Sparking the Fire (Hot in Chicago #3) by Kate Meader #BlogTour #5StarReview #Giveaway @kittymeader

Posted October 7, 2016 by Cyndi Becker in 2016, 5 Star, Blog Tour, Contemporary Romance, Cyndi's Favorites, Giveaway, New Release, Our Review / 0 Comments

Sparking the Fire (Hot in Chicago #3) by Kate Meader #BlogTour #5StarReview #Giveaway @kittymeader

Sparking the Fire (Hot in Chicago #3) by Kate Meader #BlogTour #5StarReview #Giveaway @kittymeaderSparking the Fire (Hot in Chicago, #3) by Kate Meader
Series: Hot In Chicago #3
Published by Pocket Books on September 27th, 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 400
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I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.


Kate MeaderÔÇÖs blazing Hot in Chicago firefighter series has ÔÇ£everything you want in a romanceÔÇØ (RT Book Reviews, Top Pick)! The flames of desire burn out of control in this sexy third novel when ex-lovers unexpectedly reunite for a sizzling affair that will have the director yelling, ÔÇ£Quiet on the set!ÔÇØ

Actor Molly Cade, AmericaÔÇÖs fallen sweetheart, finally has her shot at a Hollywood comeback with a dramatic new role as a tough-as-nails firefighter that promises to propel her back to the big time and restore her self-respect.

Wyatt Fox, resident daredevil at Engine Co. 6, needs a low-key job to keep him busy while he recovers from his latest rescue stunt. Consulting on a local movie shoot should add just enough spark to his day. Especially when in struts Molly Cade: the woman who worked his heart over good, and then left him in the Windy City dust.

Their story is straight out of a script: irrepressible, spunky heroine meets taciturn, smoldering hero. But these two refuse to be typecast, and when the embers of an old love are stoked, someone is bound to get burned

Sparking the Fire (Hot in Chicago, #3)Sparking the Fire by Kate Meader
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Hot in Chicago series is simply one of my favorite. With each one, itÔÇÖs reconfirmed that Kate Meader writes authentic characters, sexy love connections, and family bonds that go beyond blood. In this case we get to know the brooding Wyatt and his role in the Dempsey clan. Also, we meet Molly Cade (aka. Hollywood) who comes storming back into Wyatt’s life at full speed.

This book opens with a bang – a fun and incredibly sexy situation that sets the tone & the connection between Molly and Wyatt. Flash forward five years later, Molly is intent on finding ot more about AlexÔÇÖs brush with the law, the inspiration for her latest film, and with the drama ridden Dempsey clan. Her motives for this are pretty clear but she never bargained for a run in with Wyatt. Molly comes with baggage Hollywood style; a conniving ex, paparazzi and stalkers. This is completely at odds with WyattÔÇÖs reserved and private nature, but lordy these two have a steamy connection. They type thisÔÇÖ enough to build towards something more.

One of the key things I love about KateÔÇÖs writing, and this story line, is the Dempsey family bond and their dynamics. They are all so very protective of each other but with that sometimes comes the expectation of full disclosure and Wyatts a bit on the secretive side. This plays out when Wyatt introduces a young girl named Roni to the family. I wonÔÇÖt go into her connection with the family but her entrance into their lives touches each of them very distinctly.

But itÔÇÖs Wyatt and his beard that make this a fun, sexy and exciting read. His charm is both in your face and subtle and his alpha tendencies, well , that are just HOT. HeÔÇÖs truly met the perfect match in Molly. They are both stubborn which causes no end of drama. But these two know how to bridge the gap.

With each book I find myself wanting more and more to be in the ÔÇ£circleÔÇØ, to disappear into the pages where Engine Co . 6 employs the Dempsey clan. Sparking The Fire is yet another 5 Star addition to this series and recommendation.

~Review by Cyndi


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The Series


Rekindle the Flame: Amazon  Goodreads
Flirting with Fire: Amazon  |  Goodreads
Melting Point: Amazon |  Goodreads
Playing with Fire:  Amazon  |  Goodreads

Praise for Sparking the Fire, Book 3:

ÔÇ£Can a firefighter and a movie star really make it work? Meader (Rekindle the Flame, 2015) immerses you in WyattÔÇÖs tight-knit family of foster siblings that sheÔÇÖs built throughout the Hot in Chicago series, and readers will feel like part of the family in no time. Her descriptions of Chicago will leave fans wanting to travel to the Windy City and fall in love with their own firefighters.ÔÇØ



$25 Amazon Gift Card: Kate MeaderÔÇÖs SPARKING THE FIRE release celebration

We are excited to do a Fire Giveaway to celebrate the third in Kate MeaderÔÇÖs Hot in Chicago series, Sparking the Fire. This giveaway will include Flirting with Fire (Book 1) and Playing with Fire (Book 2). You can visit all sites on the blog tour to enter the Fire Giveaways ÔÇô but keep in mind you can only win once! U.S. only.

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Blog Tour

September 14:
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September 20:
Heroes and Heartbreakers ÔÇô Exclusive Excerpt + Giveaway

September 23:
USA TodayÔÇÖs Happy Ever After ÔÇô Exclusive Excerpt only

September 26:
Harlequin Junkie ÔÇô Spotlight + Giveaway
Under the Covers ÔÇô Interview
A Midlife Wife
Mrs. LeifÔÇÖs Two Fangs About It

September 27:
Collector of Book Boyfriends
Literary Gossip
The Romance Reviews
Once Upon a Twilight
Straight ShootinÔÇÖ Book Reviews

September 28:
Four Chicks Flipping Pages
In Between the Pages
Reviews by Crystal
Read Love Blog

September 29:
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Read Your Writes
Booklovers for Life
Dirty and Thirty

September 30:
Lush Book Reviews
Art, Books & Coffee
Jack of All Trades, Master of None
The Lovely Books

October 3:
The Romance Dish
MargieÔÇÖs Must Reads
Girl Meets Books
Dirty Girl Romance
JenÔÇÖs Reading Obsession
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WhatÔÇÖs Better Than Books?
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October 4:
About That Story
Love is a State of Mind
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo
Book Junkiez
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October 5:
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October 6:
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Ever After Book Reviews
MarieÔÇÖs Tempting Reads
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MistyÔÇÖs Book Bin And More
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About Kate Meader

Originally from Ireland, Kate cut her romance reader teeth on Maeve Binchy and Jilly Cooper novels, with some Mills & Boon thrown in for variety. Give her tales about brooding mill owners, oversexed equestrians, and men who can rock an apron or a fire hose, and she's there. Now based in Chicago, she writes sexy contemporary romance with alpha heroes and strong heroines who can match their men quip for quip.



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