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Temptation by Fire

3.58  ·  Rating details ·  99 ratings  ·  44 reviews
When Ava has a vision of a man's violent death, experience tells her she can't stop it from happening. For once, she's wrong. She saves him, but in doing so enters a world of manipulative demons and the men who hunt them.

Driven by the memory of his murdered family, Karson toils in the violent, thankless fight against demonkind. Masquerading as humans, demons ar
Kindle Edition, 200 pages
Published December 30th 2013 by Entangled: Ignite
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See this review and more on my blog Lilybloombooks

About 2 years ago, Paranormal Romance was my favorite genre and pretty much all I read. There are times though, that reading the same things over and over getting pretty well... redundant. So that's when I got on my YA kick. Temptation by Fire was an amazingly hot & sexy read that reminds me why I love this genre so much. Although this is on the shorter side, it definitely wasn't lacking; in plot or steaminess!

I loved Ava and Karson. Ava is torturedkick. Temptation
Talk Supe
Jan 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014
I love the romance, for once its normal and believable.

Talk Supe review

The best part about TEMPTATION BY FIRE is the romance! For a short novel I expect some sort of "insta" to happen. Thank the muses TAllee didn't give us cheap thrills! Ava and Karson immediately crushed on each other, that's for sure, but like normal people, they exercised control! I appreciate the power of passion but sexual chemistry still has t
Nicky Peacock
Jan 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
I loved this book, it was kind of a Greek tragedy style paranormal romance. The main character of Ava was a pleasant change from the seemingly endless epidemic of useless ‘oh, woe is me’ female leads. It’s also great to see a well-built world for the characters to live in that doesn’t emulate every other book in its genre – imagination really does go a long way in creating a decent read.

Karson is a perfect alpha male lead and perfectly compliments Ava. There’s tension in their buddin
Dec 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What a great para/suspense/romance, inhaled it in one sitting. The characters were amazing; watching Ava grow from a timid mouse to Zena, warrior princess. Karson slowly shows his softer side, and Miriam, boy do I have a visual on her. The story is fast paced and a different take on demons and those who hunt them.

I hope there's more to the series, I'd love to see Miriam and Caleb hook up.

I received an advance copy in return for an honest review. All opinions are my own
Feb 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I saw Tiffany talking about her new book Temptation By Fire on Facebook and remembered how much I loved Don’t Bite The Bridesmaid. I was like Tiffany, I need this, now.

So she sent it. Thank you so much for my ARC. And I LOVED it just as much as I loved the first book I read by her.

Ava is a woman who sees visions of peoples’ deaths when she touches them, not every time, but often enough that she doesn’t touch people. Besides her best friend Miriam, she isolates herself, or people do it for her. Her family was
Lisa Annesley
Jan 18, 2014 rated it really liked it

Ava can see a person's future with skin-to-skin contact. When she accidentally sees that a young man's (Thomas's) fate is to burn alive, she tries to warn his companion. His companion is Karson, a demon-hunter. And Thomas is possessed with a demon. Unknown to Ava, Karson is the one who plans to "burn" him alive. Determined to prevent Thomas's death, Ava interrupts the exorcism. Thomas/the demon escapes.

Wanting to make things right, Ava involves herself with Karson's
Kathie (katmom)
Mar 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review-copy
I've had this one on my to read shelf for a while now. Should have read it earlier! This one had me reading non-stop over the afternoon. Lots of excitement to be had here as I waited to see who was going to win...the Venators (hunters) or the demons.

While this is a standalone book, I sincerely hope that Ms. Allee has more in store for Ava, Karson, and their friends. This was a great way to start a series.

Ava has a curse...or a gift...she is psychic and with skin to skin touch, she can see glimpses of the future. Most
Jan 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Ava is used to strange-ness - with her flashes of the future when she touches skin, so seeing a fiery death scares her but not enough to not try to save the man. Little does she know that the man is a demon, and the one doing the exorcism isnt as evil as first glance would have it.
Karson is a Venator - hunting demons and keeping people safe, but this woman with her predictions is jeopardising his latest assignment. She manages to end up in the middle of it all and before she knows it, her whole
Jan 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book! It pretty much starts off right off the bat with the action. Karson and Ava have some seriously HOT chemistry. I found this book to be very refreshing and a nice change of pace from what I have been reading lately! If you have been in a bit of a reading funk, or are just looking for an amazing book with lots of action, lots of steam and the paranormal world thrown all together, then this is definitely the book you want to pick up!! I received an ARC from the publisher ...more
Jan 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This wasn't a...soft book, though that's not quite what I mean. Brutal, dark and very few assurances of a HEA working out in the long term (not because Ava and Karson would fall out, but because in all likelihood slow awful death awaits them) not quite for the faint of heart.

Basically its a brisk departure from Allee's other paranormal romances but not in a bad way.

Longer review later.


Allee pretty much has a steadfast and devoted reader in me. W
Lori {Romancing the Dark Side}
Originally reviewed on Romancing the Dark Side

An intriguing story with romance, mystery, demons and hunters!

Ava Keller is a young woman trying to live a normal life with an extraordinary gift. She can see someone’s future (good or bad) just by a simple touch so she tries to stay away from people and prefers to work with animals. While visiting her only friend Miriam at work Ava accidentally touches a man and sees his untimely death in a vision, which sparks the interest of demon hunter Karson. He believes Av
Maghon Thomas
This was such a fun ride! A great steamy paranormal romance. What would you do if you could touch someone and see their death? I think I’d freak out LOL

Ava has literally retreated into herself because she doesn’t want to touch or be touched, you never know what she might “see”. She’s also tried to stop those “sights” from happening to only have it get worse. Ava is completely withdrawn except for her best friend Miriam. And one day, with Miriam, she meets two men, and when one touches her, she
Reviewed for: Where the Night Kind Roam
Temptation by Fire by Tiffany Allee is a thrill ride paranormal romance with a future seeing heroine and an emotionally scarred demon hunting hero out for vengeance. Despite the tendency towards insta-love in this book I still found it quite entertaining. Ava is a strong heroine, she’s sees the future (often violent) when she touches people so she goes without physical touch. She has exactly one friend and a family that fears her. She has a job she loves wit
Michelle Leah Olson
Our Review, by LITERAL ADDICTION's Vivacious Valkyrie - Marta:
*Copy gifted in exchange for an honest review

The name Tiffany Allee is a new one to me but one that I certainly won't forget. This, my first book by her, has definitely got her a new admirer! Fans of paranormal romance and urban fantasy should most definitely put this author on their must buy list . Fast paced and full of action Temptation By Fire is a book that's hard to put down.

The story centres around
Dec 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
With just a touch Ava Keller can see the future. Living in fear of her visions, Ava is always careful to avoid contact with anyone. When an innocent exchange leads to an inadvertent touch, Ava sees a horrendous vision of a man’s violent death – and she knows from trying to change the outcome of her visions in the past, there is nothing she can do to change the future.

Karson is a man whose past has shaped his future – his family was murdered by demons and he has dedicated his life to
Marta Cox
Jan 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The name Tiffany Allee is a new one to me but one that I certainly won't forget. This my first book by her has definitely got her a new admirer! Fans of paranormal romance and urban fantasy should most definitely put this author on their must buy list . Fast paced and full of action Temptation By Fire is a book that's hard to put Down.
The story centres around Ava who has the ability ( although she sees it as a curse) to sometimes get visions whilst touching people. She's learned the hard w
Eva Millien
Jan 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: entangled
This intriguing paranormal tale of demons and demon hunters is exciting with some unique elements.

When she suffers a horrifying vision of a man’s death, Ava Keller knows from experience that nothing she does can stop it from becoming reality. But a meeting with a strong, broken man makes her want to believe in second chances. Tortured by his past and consumed by vengeance, Karson has worked tirelessly to make the demons that killed his family pay. Ava inadvertently disrupts his intri
Denise Van plew
Jan 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Picked this one because of the author and storyline looked good. Let me tell you it was more than good for sure. Right away introduced to 2 girls Miriam and Ava at a hospital cafeteria because that is where Ava has met her friend, her one and only friend. Her friend was soon to graduate from med school and needed her opinion on something and discussing what to do that night when they are found staring at two guys who come over to them. Thomas and Karson- one chilly and one tough guy. But thanks ...more
Stephanie (Bookfever)
Temptation by Fire was a really good story. I got it from NetGalley and actually pretty randomly started it because I didn't really know what else to start even though I have so many unread titles on my Kindle. I'm super glad I did decide to start it already!
I actually hadn't expected to love it as much as I did but I actually managed to read it in ONE freaking day. Believe it or not but I kept on reading and reading because it was really good. I couldn't stop myself. I must say it wasn't
Tanya Vought
Mar 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is another amazing book by Tiffany Allee. She creates such amazing characters we come to love and enjoy. This book is no exception.

Ava keeps secrets now. No matter how she tries to warn people of the things she sees, it never helps. No one has truly loved her and she really feels alone other than having her best friend with her. Until she meets the mysterious brooding Karson.

Karson has been working for someone he shouldn't be while working on revenge. He has everything planned
This was a really interesting read with many creative twists and turns. Very creative storytelling. Great pace, I never felt those pangs of boredom.

Ava was not my favorite character in the beginning. She was a bit more on the naive side than I generally like my heroines. She also has a touch of angst to her, fortunately she grows on you. By the end I was very happy with the way she manned up, so to speak.

Karson is one of those ever so yummy damaged heroes, sigh, just what
Dec 23, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc-review
3- demon hunting stars! Ava has a special gift but its also a curse. She can sometimes see a person's future by touch and when she comes across a young man who will die a horrible fate she goes to warn his friend. What she doesn't know is that the friend is Karson a demon hunter. Karson is pure alpha male with a tortured past. His family was murdered by demons over a decade prior and he has been out to hunt demons ever since.

Paranormal books are not my favorite but as a fan of Heathe
Dec 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
Intense romance inside of high stakes and action. Karson starts off as a rough hero. Following the deaths of his family, he's lived in a world of anger and violence. It's kind of fatalistic. He isn't looking to improve the world or himself. He just wants to destroy as many demons as possible, all while believing he's probably not going to survive it. Ava's the opposite, sheltered and isolated because of a psychic sensitivity triggered by touch. She's resigned herself to a small life, until a vis ...more
Dec 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have read all of Ms Allee's books and was not disappointed by this new book. This book is fast paced. Ava, our heroine, at first appeared shy and weak. However, as the story progressed, her inner strength showed. When she first faced the evil creature Shadowman, she didn't just freeze at the scene but acted quickily to help Karson, our hero of this story, to get rid of this evil creature. Karson is a great alpha character, full of internal conflicts and struggles because of his dark past - his ...more
Dec 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: already-read
“let me show you how good it can be...”

Tiffany Allee has introduced a new cast of wonderful characters to fall in love with, and hopefully follow in many future books.

The heroine, Ava, is a shy wallflower with a secret. With one touch, she may see your fate, and experience has shown her it’s not welcome knowledge. She has resigned herself to the fact she is better off tending to her animal charges, and only having one true friend, Miriam. Fortunately, life has a way of gi
Diane Lynch
Jan 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Psychic, Ava Keller, hates her gift, or her curse as she preferred to refer to it. Karson is a demon hunter seeking revenge for the death of his family. Together they need to stop two demons who threaten humanity.

Being from Chicago, I always like when books take place there. I actually used to live in the same neighborhood where Ava’s house is supposed to be. So needless to say visualizing the neighborhood was pretty easy for me.

The book and characters are well-developed and interes
Dec 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
Awesome book!
Temptation by Fire was really good. I couldn't seem to put the book down, its just that good. The story is fast paced and action packed.

Karson is a demon hunter and killer, he is tortured by his past and what happened to his family. He is on a mission of revenge and doesn't know any other way to live.

Ava has always been apart of everything and everyone. She has visions and see's the future when when she has skin-on-skin contact. Because of this she has
Heather andrews
Dec 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved Ava right off the bat, "I bit my lip, searching my mind for a way to tell her that it was the fugliest thing I'd ever seen without offending her." Ava she can be bossy when needed, "take off your shirt." My face immediately flushed with heat. Had I ever ordered a man to take his shirt off before? Pretty sure that was a negative." Karson I did like him, "he hesitated, as if processing what I'd said. "I'm tempted to make a joke about you touching the arsenal in my pants, but it seems to ea ...more
Dec 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful cast of characters that have me craving more. Ava begins as a shy woman determined she is cursed. Her only friend Marion does her best to open her up and help her see her power as a gift not a curse. At the worst possible moment a vision takes hold which attracts the attention of a sexy..tough looking demon hunter naned Karson. Between the vision and the meeting with Karson...Ava's life is in for a major over haul. As with everything in life you take the good with the bad. This book ...more
Cocktails and Books
Feb 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is a nice action and suspenseful romance. There is a natural progression to their relationship. Ava and Karson have chemistry but there's a lot of tension and hardship before they get to the romance. This book is a fantasy where Ava has visions of how people die. She meets Karson when the she has a vision about the man he is with. She doesn't understand the situation and plunges into the unknown in an attempt to save a man from the death she saw. But she ends up in a new world that is beyon ...more
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Tiffany Allee currently lives in Phoenix, AZ, by way of Chicago and Denver, and is happily married to a secret romantic. She spends her days working in Corporate America while daydreaming about sexy heroes, ass-kicking heroines, and interesting ways to kill people (for her books, of course). Her nights are reserved for writing and bothering her husband and cats (according to them). Her passions in ...more