“Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehouse, she’s seen her fair share of them, and she’s excellent at dealing with other people’s tragedies. But when her estranged and ailing mother asks her to uproot her life and move to Boston, it’s an emergency of a kind Cassie never anticipated.
The tough, old-school Boston firehouse is as different from Cassie’s old job as it could possibly be. Hazing, a lack of funding, and poor facilities mean that the firemen aren’t exactly thrilled to have a “lady” on the crew, even one as competent and smart as Cassie. Except for the handsome rookie, who doesn’t seem to mind having Cassie around. But she can’t think about that. Because she doesn’t fall in love. And because of the advice her old captain gave her: don’t date firefighters. Cassie can feel her resolve slipping…but will she jeopardize her place in a career where she’s worked so hard to be taken seriously?”
I enjoyed listening to this book. I was thrilled when I started listening and recognized one of my favorite narrators, Therese Plummer. She has a way of just pulling me into the story. I did enjoy the storyline and appreciated the struggles the main character had as a female in an all-male fire station where she faced discrimination. The characters were not particularly unique, but I enjoyed them nevertheless. I enjoyed reading about a strong female character who faced her obstacles positively. This book also had a pretty typical romance formulaic storyline, but I’m OK with that. I actually like knowing that there will be a happy ending. So if you are looking for a fun, easy read with some romance, I’d recommend this one.
My Rating: 4 Stars