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Consumed by You

(Fighting Fire #3)

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4.05  ·  Rating details ·  1,993 ratings  ·  182 reviews
She's playing with fire...

Dog trainer Cara Bailey wants to find "the one," but fantasizing about her sexy-as-hell client, firefighter Travis Jansen, is getting in the way. Her only option? Get the confirmed bachelor out of her system-in every position possible-so she can settle down with Mr. Right. Starting right now.

Travis doesn't do relationships, so no matter how badly
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ebook, 192 pages
Published August 11th 2015 by Entangled: Brazen
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Nicola
Feb 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Consumed by You contained some of my favourite things:

A firefighter... ✔️
...who talks dirty ✔️
A cute puppy dog...✔️
...fur-baby of the aforementioned firefighter who loves his cute puppy dog ✔️
Second-chance romance ✔️
Plenty sexy-time ✔️

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I have to confess Lauren Blakely is a hit and miss author for me, but this series has worked for me and from the start firefighter and pro poker player, Travis and dog trainer, Cara's trip down memory lane was a hit.

"...the sooner I stop thinking about you, and
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Angy Potter - Collector of Book Boyfriends
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Thank you Lauren for writing the sexiest book boyfriends ever! I totally loved Consumed by You, it was an amazing book about second... Not, third.... Not, fourth.... Ok, N-th chances, about finding and fighting for what you want in life, about sexy deals and of course, about how easy is to fall in love with a firefighter as awesome and Travis Jansen, my new addition to the BBF collection.

The story begins in the middle of Travis and Cara's love story. They were a couple I'm high school and h
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Michelle
Aug 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, entangled-brazen
ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review

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Sizzling!! Intense!! Fiery Hot!! And of course, consuming!!! Lauren Blakely has once again consumes her readers into this smoking hot story of two people who are fighting their strong sexual and emotional connection to one another. As Cara and Travis tries to navigate their relationship, it only leads to one hot explosive chemistry. In all honesty, I rather keep my review of this book short and simple since this is one of th
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WTF Are You Reading?
Lauren Blakely's latest heat filled heart stopper brings readers back to the small town sweetness of Hidden Oaks, California.  With Jaimie and Smith forging their particular brand of forever, and wedding bells a ringin' for Becker and Megan; the fun, flirt, fur, and fireworks this time around feature none other than crowd favorites, Cara and Travis.

The fact that these two have appeared in prior stories, and have had dates on each other's lust calendars since high school, make the hot and heavy o
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Kim
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 4-5-stars
4.5+ stars

I have to start this by saying I have strongly suggested (OK... maybe actually harassed) Lauren Blakely to write a book for Travis after being intrigued by him in the previous books Burn for Me and Melt for Him. He is Megan's brother and friends with all of other characters Smith, Jamie, and Becker. And I thought there might be something lurking with him and the local dog trainer, Cara. Travis and Cara have history and current lust between them. But they want different things out of li
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Alaina
All kinds of cheesy but these books just flew by in this series. So I can't be that mad, right?

Consumed by You introduces you to Cara and Travis. He's a pro poker player and she's a dog trainer. At this point, I'm not sure who has the dream job. I feel like both could give you headaches.. but only one can give you dog snuggles and kisses. So.. yeah, dog trainer is the winner for me.

Other than that, it was pretty predictable. I mean I could've read this with my eyes shut and ears closed and I sti
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Pam Nelson
Why did I wait so long to listen to this book?
Low drama, great characters, hot steamy sexy times and puppies!!!

Cara and Travis were hot and heavy in high school but then they went their own ways but now that they are both back in there home town sparks fly.

I love that they both know what they want so they do it. There isn’t any drama; there isn’t any miscommunication its honesty and lust that fuel these two.

It’s not always easy when you want something you can’t have but the beauty of an adul
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Yvette ~ Nose Stuck in a Book
It's rare for me to have complete and total trust in an author – to know that each book of theirs that I pick up will become an instant favorite – but Lauren Blakely is one such author. That’s why, when I started the third book in her Fighting Fire series, Consumed by You, I expected to encounter sexy firefighters, playful banter, and incomparably sensual love scenes. It was clear that Lauren Blakely had outdone herself once again when, after being less than ten percent into the book, I was furi ...more
Jennifer
* A review copy was provided by the author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review *

~ 5 Smokin' Hot Stars ~

What I absolutely love about Lauren Blakely's books is that she knows how to create a story that is the perfect combination of heart, humor and melt your kindle steam ;)

I have read MANY books by Lauren and I have never been disappointed. Her books have always captivated me, made me swoon, made me blush and yes I have even gotten angry at her characters, but that is what truly
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Liz ~ Liz's Reading Life
Aug 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
First Lauren gave us the lovable hot shot Smith. Then came the big hearted sexy Becker. With those two incredibly delicious men, what more could you ask for?

Well, Lauren came with a most tempting offering... Travis Hansen.

Seriously, I don't know how Lauren keeps coming up with all these fine specimen of men. Hot doesn't even begin to describe how great these stories are. Be warned, you'll need an ice cold shower after this book, so enter at your own risk.

Travis and Cara have known each other sin
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book bruin
Jan 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
Audiobook Review

Overall 4 stars
Performance 5 stars
Story 4 stars

I really enjoyed this second chance friends with benefits romance! These are classic tropes for a reason and Lauren Blakely does them so well! Amazing performances by Joe Arden and Erin Mallon make this a real treat. I will never get tired of hearing these two (individually or together) and they captured the sexy, playful, vulnerable, and electric chemistry between Cara and Tyler perfectly. Consumed by You can be enjoyed as a standal
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Shayna
A sinfully decadent treat! Full of intense passion and tons of heat! Sizzling sexual tension that will have you biting your lip the whole way through. CONSUMED BY YOU will set your Kindle ablaze! A combustible and fiery connection between two people who are fighting their true feelings the entire time, makes for a scorching and emotional romance.

Blakely is one of those extremely talented writers that you can just trust. You trust that they will never steer you wrong. It has come to the point whe
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Micky Cox
Jan 21, 2021 rated it really liked it
They've been avoiding the obvious since college, but things heat up in a big way bringing them back together again for a hot and steamy couple of weeks. Fun characters, hot firefighters, entertaining plot and lots of physical activity to get the blood pumping. ...more
J. Grayland
May 18, 2019 rated it liked it
Dog trainer Cara Bailey wants to find "the one," but fantasizing about her sexy-as-hell client, firefighter Travis Jansen, is getting in the way. Her only option? Get the confirmed bachelor out of her system-in every position possible-so she can settle down with Mr. Right. Starting right now. A lovely sweet, second chance romance. ...more
nick (the infinite limits of love)
3.5/5

A fun book but I wanted a bit more from the sexy scenes.
1-Click Addict Support Group
Aug 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Consumed by You takes us back to Hidden Oakes, a town where the firefighters are smoking hot. This is Travis, Megan’s brother, and Cara’s story and I thoroughly enjoyed it!

Travis is a volunteer firefighter as well as a professional poker player. He has a penchant for dirty talk, but will never have a relationship due to his past. However, it doesn’t stop him from wanting some hot times with Cara.

“Does that sweet, sexy way you say my name mean you’re about ready to come on my tongue?” he asked, g
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Sonia N.
Nov 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: audible
I always enjoy Lauren Blakely’s books. On Audible it’s even better with my favorite narrators.
Travis and Cara dated in high school. She is a dog trainer and he is a sexy gorgeous fireman. They are still attracted to each other but he doesn’t do relationships.
She makes a deal with him that he can’t refuse. And wow what a hot deal 🔥🔥❤️
Jessica
Aug 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: adult, reviewed
4.5/5 stars

I remember reading the previous book in this series, Melt for Him, and I was hoping we would get Travis's story and now here it is! Yay! This made me really happy because I couldn't wait to see Mr. 'I Don't Believe in Relationships Because They Only End in Heartache' fall in love.

I really enjoyed Cara and Travis's story. These two have seriously hot chemistry and they have history as well, having dated in high school and having had a few hook ups since then. Naturally, you're rooting
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MJ
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015-books
Holy hotness!! I am beside myself once again at the absolute joy and pleasure (!)I get from reading a Lauren Blakely book. This latest in her Fighting Fire series is everything you want from a sexy read and oh so much more.

This time around, it's Travis Jansen as our hotter than hell firefighter. He and Cara Bailey have danced around each other for years, once in a long while having a tryst when each needed to let loose. But now finding themselves face to face after so much time apart, the sparks
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Kristin ~ Book Lovers Obsession
Cara Bailey and Travis Jansen have a history of short lived trysts throughout their lives. They are friends with off the charts chemistry but their goals in life are so far apart a real relationship is out of the question.

Cara wants the 2.5 kids, white picket fence, dog in the backyard life that her sisters have. Travis has seen first hand the devistation that love can cause. His father died when he was young and since watching his mother's world crumble, he vowed to never let anyone have the a
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Sarah
Cara and Travis have history, the connection between them has always been combustible but she's looking for love and wants to start a family while he's seen first hand how painful love can be and is determined to avoid it. Knowing that a relationship is completely off the table Cara needs to find a way to move on and she figures that with one last fling she should be able to get Travis out of her system for good. Of course love doesn't always go to plan and now she's risking getting her heart br ...more
Chantal
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Consumed by you is a wonderful and sexy story of two people who are looking for completely different things in life but can’t deny the attraction they have for each other.
Travis, a sexy and hot volunteer fire fighter has issues with committed relationships because he’s seen what can happen if you lose that very special person in your life.
Cara is looking for more than a fling and is ready to find the right person to settle down with.
Travis is not immune to sexy a women like Cara Bailey and sh
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Jacqui Norris
Aug 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
ARC received for honest review

This was a great story of two people who have a history of dating and incredible sex. The problem is that Cara wants the white picket fence HEA and Travis doesn’t. The problem is neither can get the other out of each others system. So they come up with a plan to do just that. They have two weeks until Travis is in the Fireman's Bachelor Auction. Two weeks and then they will both just walk away. Can they make it those two weeks? Can Cara train Henry, Travis’ dog to b
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Courtney
Oct 14, 2016 added it
Shelves: arc
Another hit for Lauren Blakely. And HOT!!

This is the third installment in her firefighters series and it's definitely going to consume you.

Cara and Travis have danced around each other for years. Travis isn't the commitment type of guy so he steers clear of Cara. However, Cara isn't looking for anything long term. And when she offers her Travis something he just can't deny - things really heat up.

I absolutely love Lauren's writing and she's always able to keep things moving along and just as hot
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bella farren
3.5 stars I loved that the main character was a dog trainer and that she credited her relationship with Travis to their dogs. It was a cheesy romance story with the slightly cliche (but still enjoyable) trope of "she admits her love and he breaks her heart only to realise he's still in love with her."

The characters were enjoyable but not overly original, which seems to sum up the book well. Enjoyable but not original.
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Sandra R
It's okay and well written with lots of side characters. There are many sex scenes and an average back story, though with some fun scenes - hero's a firefighter. I listened to the audio version and the narrators were good. Joe Arden...😉 ...more
Amy
Jul 24, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“This man consumed her. He stole every breath from her lungs. He could have anything from her. This was an undoing. This was him unraveling her stitch by stitch, unknitting all her control, so she was left only this hot, fevered, hungry thing. Needing him.”

I’m just going to keep this review short and sweet. This book was hot, sexy, fun and very entertaining. Consumed By Him follows the story of Travis and Cara. Travis and Cara have always had chemistry. The spark between the two of them is unden
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Phyl
Feb 21, 2017 rated it liked it
A lovely sweet story about second chance love
Ginny Rose
Lately, whatever Lauren writes is both funny and spicy. In addition, an unexplained emotion builds in the center of my chest. This woman continues to be a verbal guru of story telling.

Travis Jensen is a volunteer fireman and a professional artist in the game of poker. Cara Bailey is the town's dog whisperer. When Travis adopts a dog, he seeks Cara's expertise despite the fact he has a sexual attraction. The funny thing is that sexual attraction is mutual, and in order to get to her life goals,
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D.C. Triana
She was no longer the one calling the shots. He was, and he tugged her against him, aligning her body with his strong and very hard - incredibly hard - frame. Then, somehow they started dancing together. But this was no cotillion style or debutante ball dance. This was two bodies slowly grinding against each other. This was the dance of foreplay, a torturous tease of her swaying hips, and his erection pressed against her waist, and the heat inside her shooting sky high.

Consumed by You is the la
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