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Touch of Fire (Apocalypse Series #1)

3.55 of 5 stars 3.55  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Leda, a fire Elemental, has been charged with finding a dangerous alchemist's bible. The trail is cold and her only lead is a plainfolk savage who hates all magical beings.Greyhawke Tams would sooner stay in jail than help a fire mage. But when he discovers the thief who stole the grimoire might also control his future, he joins Leda in a prickly alliance that leads them t...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Samhain Publishing (first published October 30th 2007)
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Ronda  Tutt
Magically Creative and Adventurously Thrilling!

Wow! Leda, a Fire Elemental Mage/Witch is put on a mission by her Reverend Mother to find a plainfolk man by the name Greyhawke Tams and retrieve a book but not just a book, a book that was The Poor Man’s Recipe Book – Page after page listed ingredients for all manner of magic and a host of poisons, a book with weaponry models and designs and explosives of all kinds never seen before. This book could give any mage the power to rule the world and hav...more
♫♥✿LovLivLife Reviews✿♥♫ (Chasity)
Touch of Fire is a magical read set in a post apocalyptic setting. Throw in time travel and here is the makings of a riveting story.

Leda and Grey are addicting to read. I never want it to stop. They make an explosive pair and never a dull moment. Leda is a Fire Elemental hunting for a book that could mean catastrophe if in the wrong hands. However, on her hunt she becomes the hunted. Hunted by a man with great power and a knack for the fire element as well. What she does not know is this man ha...more
Susan Griscom
Sep 14, 2010 Susan Griscom rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone with an interest in sexy fantasy romance.
I love the subtle way Ms. Zaninni introduces us to the unique fantasy world of Leda, a beautiful and dangerous fire mage and Greyhawke Tams, an undeniably sexy scavenger tethered to her for three months by a debt for damages to a landlord in a lost brawl. Leda needs Grey in her quest to recover a lost book of potions, a treasure he doesn't quite understand.

The spicy sexual tension between Leda and Grey intensifies as the plot builds and Leda struggles with her inner turmoil.

I knew from the very...more
Leda, is a fire elemental on a mission to find a plainsfolk (a non magical person) set in the far future in which our current world has been destroyed and magic is now the way of life. The man in question is Greyhawke, a handsome yet savage man who has somehow discovered a book of great importance - one which several different people want to get their hands on and one which these same people will do anything to stop Leda from finding.

Grey becomes Leda's man servant when she buys him following a...more
Cate Masters
Maria Zannini creates complex worlds that draw me in, and make me want to sink into them for a long time. Her heroines are strong and her heroes even stronger. Touch of Fire is no exception. Leda’s a fire mage on a mission, and Greyhawke is the kind of scoundrel every woman loves – teasing, intelligent to the point of deviousness, and of course, handsome. She enlists his help to find a lost alchemist’s book, wanted by powerful leaders. When the hunters became the hunted, I couldn’t stop turning...more
Leda is a Fire Mage and Fae priestess in a clan of earth known as the Gaia Order of Mages and she is on a mission. She has been tasked by her Reverend Mother to recover a magic alchemists book before it can fall into the hands of Tzaka, the Warlord of the Plains...

For the entire review please go to the Best Paranormal & Urban Fantasy Review site on the web, Bitten By Books for the review of Touch of Fire in it's entirety. You won't be sorry....more
Jul 21, 2013 Puna marked it as quit-no-way-another-day
After reading True Believers I hesitated starting this book but thought I'd give it a try. It read way too much like TB and I just could not get into it. 17% in deleted.
Looking forward to the next book in the series
May 29, 2011 Sandra marked it as to-read
$4.40, 2nd one is on NetGalley from Carina Press
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