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12-ALARM COWBOYS (Hellfire, Texas #1)

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AFTER THE FIRE by Cora Seton
When a series of fires keeps bringing him to her door, a firefighter must uncover his ex-girlfriend’s secret or risk losing her forever.
WHERE THERE'S SMOKE (A Cowboy Way Novella) by Becky McGraw
Cowboy Austin McBride follows a herd to a new town, but firefighting is his passion, so he applies at a local station. Standing between him and the jo
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Kindle Edition, 1270 pages
Published August 4th 2015 (first published January 1st 2015)
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Paula
Jul 25, 2015 Paula rated it it was amazing
I had the privilege of reading Cynthia D'alba ' s contribution Saddles and Soot .... and if the rest of this collection is as hot as this one ... be prepared for your Kindle to burst into flames. I fell in love with Tanner, this fireman had me contemplating setting my yard on fire! So if you want a collection guaranteed to singe your swiping finger ... What are you waiting for? PREORDER it NOW!
Cindy ~ SnS Reviews
Aug 07, 2015 Cindy ~ SnS Reviews rated it really liked it
AFTER THE FIRE by Cora Seton - If the first book in this box set is any indication of whats to come these are going to be scorcher stories.

Adam Carter and Brynn Price grew up together. Adam had always had a thing for Brynn but after only one date she dumped him and suddenly was married to a loser. Now 5 years later Adam is a firefighter in their small town of Chance Creek, Montana and getting lots of calls to Brynn house for small type fires. Adam has a feeling that something isnt right in her m
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Nancy Stopper
Jul 27, 2015 Nancy Stopper rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Where There's Smoke: Becky McGraw
It's been a while since the last time I read a Becky McGraw book, but what I did remember of them was that they were hot. And she does not disappoint in Where's There Smoke. The hero and heroine start out at cross purposes from the very beginning, with our heroine trudging across a ranch yard in a suit and fireman's boots, and Austin dealing with a ranch hand who had been gored by a bull. Think about that for a minute and see what images it conjures. The entire b
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Veronica~Nhaughty
May 21, 2015 Veronica~Nhaughty rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
Received ARC Copy of COME HELL OR HIGH WATER by the author Sabrina York for honest review

If a romance story makes me smile while reading it, it gets 5 Stars, and Sabrina York's smexxy cowboy tale did just that!

Cade Silver has had a crush on Lisa Binder since high school. When he sees that she's back in town, he is determined to win her heart. Lisa Binder is overcoming a bad divorce with a cheating husband and has sworn off relationships. When she meets Cade, she's open to exploring a physica
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Linda
Sep 01, 2015 Linda rated it it was amazing
I was given Sabina York's book in exchange for an honest review and I can only wonder how the other stories are and if it'a as hot as Come Hell or High Water!! Returning to his small town of Snake Gully, Texas, war veteran Cade Silver couldn't believe that the last woman he didn't want to see was walking by his truck! Call him silly, but as he ducked in his truck, he pretended to look foe something so she wouldn't see him. He had served in two wars as a Marine without blinking, yet now he hid fr ...more
Delene Yochum
Jun 25, 2015 Delene Yochum rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of Saddles and Soot from Author Cynthia D'Alba for an honest review.

There is everything right about this book! The author weaves the love story of Tanner. a rancher/firefighter and Georgie, the new vet in town with sizzling hot sexual tension, heartbreaking angst and just the right amount of humor. You will want to shake Tanner to wake him up to see what he is missing and then hug him when he stands up for Georgie. Then there is Georgie, she's had her heart broken before and no
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Porchia
Oct 30, 2015 Porchia rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cowboys
I purchased this box set because I love half the authors in the set. By the end of the set I loved them all. Cowboys who fight fire and can start a fire in every reader. Each book is different and you wont want to leave once you get into the set. Took me a week to read, did not want to miss once minute of the action and some wonderful suspense. If you have not read these authors before and want a taste of their work this is a wonderful box set to start with. Every author brings you into the stor ...more
Debbie Watson
Aug 04, 2015 Debbie Watson rated it it was amazing
So far I've read,
Come Hell or High Water by Sabrina York- Awesome I love stories about returning to where a character grows up Lisa and Cades story was terrific and we got to visit the Stud Ranch again!

Hellfire, Texas by Elle James- Becket Grayson is my kind of hero, with his help Kinsey gets a chance to get her life back and love again.

Saddles and Soot by Cynthia D'alba: Tanner and Georgina's story was terrific! Loved how tough Tanner is a what a spitfire Georgina is!

I can't wait to finish the
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Trudy Dowling
Aug 16, 2015 Trudy Dowling rated it it was amazing
Well, it finally happened. I read every story in an anthology, this anthology. I not only read all of the contributions, but I liked them all. I even went and purchased books by some of the authors. For the honesty portion--I purchased this for the books by Becky McGraw and Donna Michaels. I have read and re-read everything by these ladies. If you have never read anything by them: spend the dollar now. You won't regret it. The collection was a super steal for just their contributions, but it was ...more
Kiki Sidira
Aug 05, 2015 Kiki Sidira rated it really liked it
I have only read Come Hell or High Water by Sabrina York.
Talk about setting a goal and doing everything to achieve it!
A heartbroken heroine and a determined hero, is all you need to set your panties on fire ;)
And OMG, the ending!!!! it was freaking hilarious!
Can't wait for the next book!
Crystal
Jul 26, 2015 Crystal rated it it was amazing
I have had the chance to read three of the stories in the 12 Alarm Cowboys boxed set. Oh my goodness if the rest of the set is as awesome as these three, well this is a must have set!

Cowboy's Match is the first chance I have had to read anything by Lexi Post. Oh my goodness this lady can write a hot story! This may be my first taste of her work but it most certainly will not be my last!

Lacey Winters has been through a lot. She has not had an easy life and has suffered a lot of heartache. She ha
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Donna
Jun 16, 2017 Donna rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, anthology, 2017
A collection of mostly new-to-me authors. Enjoyed most of the stories but found that a few were more insta-sex than insta-love and, as a result, there wasn't much character development in those stories. However, all were a fairly quick read.
Emily
May 19, 2015 Emily rated it it was amazing
12-ALARM COWBOYS by the Cowboy Twelve Pack authors is an amazing collection of stories by an awesome group of talented authors. Highly recommend to all fans of hot cowboys, firefighters, and romance.

'After The Fire' by Cora Seton is a great read. I enjoyed reading about Brynn and Adam. I wouldn't mind reading more about them in the future! I'm definitely going to check out the other books set in Chance Creek.

'Where There's Smoke' (A Cowboy Way Novella) by Becky McGraw is a fantastic read. This
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Debbie Collins
Aug 12, 2015 Debbie Collins rated it it was amazing
Texas Wildfire by Sable Hunter:
Sable Hunter always has a way of pulling me in from the very first page, and this little book was no exception. Titan has loved Makenna, from the first moment he saw her, but because she is the wife of the Captain of the volunteer fire department, he has never acted on it. Makenna, a sweet soul that has not had a happy life. She suffered a horrific tragedy in her childhood, only to get married to a sorry excuse for a man, and suffer unmentionable things in her adul
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April Symes
Aug 04, 2015 April Symes rated it really liked it
***A gifted copy was provided by the author for my honest review****

Received ARC Copy of HELLFIRE, TEXAS by the author ELLE JAMES for honest review

This is a beautiful story of giving trust even when you have no reason to but just going with your gut and your heart. Kinsey Phillips is running away from her abusive ex-boyfriend who used to beat her whenever he felt like it. She just made a run because things were getting too rough. She ends up heading back to the only place she ever felt safe and
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Jimnlori
Aug 04, 2015 Jimnlori rated it really liked it
Awesome collection of books. I read Hellfire, Texas by Elle James.
Kinsey Phillips is running as fast and as far as she can from an abusive relationship. In doing so she goes to the only place she knows. Home. She hadn't been there since her parents passed away. There was no one now. No one to miss her or help her if she needed help. The abuse came swift and packed with a punch. Coming home was more about her memories than anything else because she hadn't seen or heard from anyone in years.
Becke
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Rhonda Jones
May 18, 2015 Rhonda Jones rated it it was amazing
Wonderful Story by Sabrina York

I bought this box set specifically to read Come Hell or High Water by Sabrina York. It was a fantastic story. An ex-military war hero comes home to help out on his family ranch. Only the family ranch has been turned into a working ranch during the day and male strip club on the weekend nights. Hooboy! Plus his high school crush, who unbeknownst to her broke his heart, just got back in town. She never noticed him in high school, not when his handsome brother was aro
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Gail
Aug 14, 2015 Gail rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, cowboys
I haven't yet had a chance to read all the stories, but I have read Randi Alexander's HOT IN THE SADDLE.

This short story is packed with life! Treven Arnett, is a firefighter, Delta Pennington is a race car driver. Treven and Delta are flung into each other as Delta's race car spins out and explodes in fire. Treven is so close he can feel the heat of the fire, he races to the car and in getting Delta out of harms way, gets injured himself. Delta survives the accident and finds out that her knight
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ButtonsMom2003
Aug 04, 2015 ButtonsMom2003 rated it it was amazing
I purchased this set but so far I've only had a chance to read one story: Hellfire Texas by Elle James

Kinsey Phillips is running away from an abusive relationship. Her car catches on fire and Becket Grayson gets her away from it before it explodes. They realize that they know each other from growing up together many years ago. The attraction between Kinsey and Becket can’t be denied even though neither of them is looking for a relationship.

This book has a lot of suspense and kept me on the edge
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Shirley
Aug 12, 2015 Shirley rated it it was amazing
FANTASTIC collection from 12 very talented writers!!

I'm a fan of some of the contributors to this collection and couldn't wait to get my hands on it, and ALL the authors definitely came through with stories that are HOT, but are also filled with a great deal of emotion. They not only provided plenty of sizzle, but mystery and intrigue as well, which kept me interested and absorbed through each story. The only thing that kept me from reading straight through from beginning to end was the need to
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Sandy
Aug 05, 2015 Sandy rated it it was amazing
Great Collection

I spent a lot of time doing individual reviews on every book in this collection, only to find that with my word program on my Kindle it is not possible to copy it and paste it anywhere else but in that program. So I will just make a general statement here that I thoroughly enjoyed every book in this set. I enjoyed the authors thAt I have read before and have found a few new ones that I will be looking for more from. The stories all had lots to keep you reading all the way th r to
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Deb Diem
Nov 06, 2015 Deb Diem rated it it was amazing
12-Alarm Cowboys by this oh so talented group of women is a fantastic read. No surprise there, Cora Seton, Becky McGraw, Cynthia D'Alba, Delilah Devlin, Beth Williamson, Donna Michaels, Lexi Post, Elle James, Paige Tyler, Sable Hunter, Randi Alexander and of course, the lovely Sabrina York are my go to gals when I want a good read. I love this collection of books and the writers that delivered them. Awesome stories, lovable characters, drama, action and smokin' hot sex...what's not to like. Each ...more
KimberlyDawn
Aug 15, 2015 KimberlyDawn rated it it was amazing
I am working my way through this set.

Elle James - Hellfire, Texas
I was drawn into this story right from the start. Kinsey is on the run. She needs to get far away from her ex-boyfriend. When her car breaks down and starts on fire, Becket shows up and saves her from the flames. They knew each other when they were younger, and Becket takes Kinsey home to keep her safe. As they get to know each other again, they create a strong bond. But there is trouble coming. Will Becket be able to protect Kinse
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Heather andrews
Jul 25, 2015 Heather andrews rated it it was amazing
Out of the anthology I read 'Cowboy's Match', Cole has quite a way with words, “I admit if you walked around naked, your eyes wouldn’t be the only thing I’d look at.” Her body heated as his gaze focused on her. “Do you still wear sexy lingerie beneath your clothes?” Sometimes Cole has to remind his little woman that he needs recovery time, "Cole gazed at her, the love in his eyes filling her soul. “I promise, next time I’ll be more prompt.” The idea of making love again had her tightening her sh ...more
Jo Powers
Aug 08, 2015 Jo Powers rated it it was amazing
Buy this now!!!!!

I'd read some other books by some of these authors and some of the authors I'd never really read, but now I can say I'm a fan of each and every one of them!

Each story gave me something different, but they played off each other so well. The writing styles meshed well together and you get a good mix of hot romance to scorching heat throughout the stories. I loved each story for different reasons and will probably put this in my favorite collection so I can read it again.


Rebecca A. Bamford
Sep 30, 2015 Rebecca A. Bamford rated it it was amazing
Like a delicious box of chocolates!

Each one of these stories was like having a delicious box of chocolates to chose from. One by one you savor and enjoy the individual stories. Feeling satisfied by each you end up with a smile on your face. In the end, you can't believe you've consumed the whole box! These stories are incredibly hot! And they satisfy every cowboy/fireman fantasy any girl could have. I highly recommend this box set, and you can't beat the price! Win! Win!
Tanya Mayes
Sep 10, 2015 Tanya Mayes rated it it was amazing
So far I only read After the Fire by Cora Seton. This is a sweet love story of Adam and Brynn. Adam has loved her since high school. Brynn wanted him too but she had to protect her sister. Time was almost up and she could finally be free. Now she has to save herself only a few more days. Brynn knew if she set these small fires Adam would come. just his nearness gave her strength. Adam promised to save her in the end he did. Love it I wish it was longer.
Janet Overstreet
Jul 22, 2015 Janet Overstreet rated it it was amazing
So far I have only read HELLFIRE TEXAS by Elle James, but I wanted to go ahead and write a review of it. This being the first book in a new HELLFIRE series, Elle has brought the heat. And where you have heat, you may have flames; so being a Firefighter in small town, Hellfire, is a very good skill to have. This quick moving story is action-packed and has plenty of burning love. This will be another enjoyable series from Elle James.
CARLA
Aug 10, 2015 CARLA rated it really liked it

AFTER THE FIRE by Cora Seton - If the first book in this box set and it’s a definite fire starter! The characters Adam and Brynn have definite chemistry and spark. They dated briefly when they were younger but Adam never forgot her. Bryan has gotten herself into a heck of a mess and Adam wants nothing more than to take care of her. I love seeing their story unfold. The only thing that could have made this book better is if it were longer!!!
Tammy
Aug 04, 2015 Tammy rated it it was amazing
I have only read Hellfire, Texas by Elle James and I loved it. Kinsey is running away from an abusive boyfriend to the one place she felt safe and bumps into an old friend Becket. She ends up staying at his family ranch and even though her boyfriend doesn’t want to let her go, her feelings for Becket are growing. Plenty of drama and suspense and plenty of steam. A great start to a wonderful new series.
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