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Flame's Dawn

(Hell to Pay #3.5)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  19 ratings  ·  14 reviews
All’s fair in love and war when specialist Jane Larson and Captain Barnaby Blackstone give into their lust for each other while stationed in Vietnam. As the world disintegrates around them, their one night of passion ends with her evacuation back to stateside duty.

Years later, Jane is neck deep in an undercover DEA operation gone horribly wrong. Kidnapped and then committe
ebook, 154 pages
Published February 29th 2016 by Crimson Romance
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
Jan 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Flame’s Dawn is a prequel in the Hell to Pay series by Jillian David. This book was generously provided to me in exchange for an honest review by the author.

In this book we get to know Barnaby who later plays an important part in the lives of the characters you met in the three books in this series. It is 1968, in the midst of the Vietnam War. Captain Barnaby Blackstone has been drawn to the beautiful Jane who is a linguistics specialist, but he keeps their friendship platonic. He doesn’t feel w
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How can one desperate wish made with love turn into an eternity of servitude to evil? Barnaby found out and has paid the price since the 16th century as an indebted to the devil. Fast forward to Viet Nam, where finding evil souls to feed his blade and his master is a bloody banque
Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
Book – Flame’s Dawn
Series – Hell To Pay #.05
Author – Jillian David
Publication Date – February 29, 2016
Genre – Paranormal Romance
Type – Companion Novella
Cliffhanger – No
Rating – 4.5 out of 5 Stars

Complimentary copy generously provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.

My Thoughts - Story
Throughout this series, we have met Peter, Dante and Ruth and each time Barnaby was there as a human helping each one break their contract (without spelling it out word for word).

Now we finally get
Oct 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“In four centuries roaming this earth, I have never loved a woman the way I love you, Jane.” – Barnaby Blackstone

Good Lord, what was this prequel?!?! And here I was, always hesitant about the stories before everything in a series "really" began! Well, OK, except in this case, because Barnaby was a secondary character who played a major role in the four other Indebted getting free - I needed to know his story!

And I sure as hell wasn't disappointed! I finally got to see how Barnaby was in his... u
Jan 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
This novella has a very intriguing premise that stands out amongst the sea of paranormal tales out there. David’s well developed concept of the Indebted not only had me intrigued throughout this story but also set the series up well. The novella itself was well written with a plot that had me on pins and needles throughout. Vivid descriptions combine with intense storytelling to create a whole that I didn’t simply read, but also experienced.

I enjoyed how well-developed David’s characters were, w
This was ok but not well developed. There is no progression of the relationship. They're literally together two times before they decide they're in love & going to be together. This is a prequel but a little confusing till about 75% because I didn't really know what Barnaby was. It felt like I should've read the full length novels first. Not a bad book but not great either.

Spoiler ahead.........

*trigger warning: rape (not shown on page but part of plot)
Liana Smith Bautista | Will Read for Feels
***I received this book for free from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review, which was originally posted on book blog Will Read for Feels.

I’ve been looking forward to Flame’s Dawn, the prequel to Jillian David’s Hell to Pay series, since learning it would feature the great love story of Barnaby Blackstone, the former Indebted who was so helpful during the books published earlier in the series. Learning it would take p
Ruby Jo
Nov 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
*Disclaimer: Review copy provided via Reading Alley in exchange for an honest review.

A great story that completes the series, but also leaves room for more questions.

A great story that completes the series, but also leaves room for more questions.

I was sad when I finished reading the Hell To Pay series a few months ago, and now that I've finally found the courage to read this prequel novella, I'm sad all over again, but also kind of hopeful. Sad, because the series is really over, but hopeful be
Ottilee B.
I'm so sorry this series has ended but now we read how it began, at least for these characters.

Although this is called a 'Prequel', I feel it should be read last.

This story is all about Barnaby and Jane, and there subsequent relationship. They meet the first time in Vietnam (in communications) and later (1974) in the Haight section of San Francisco, where he feels her presence-- in an insane asylum. Seems she is one of the 'new' women recruited to be in the DEA, the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Geneva Handleman
May 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lendable-books
Jillian's Hell to Pay series is one of my absolute favorites and to get Barnaby's story finally is so bittersweet. She says she is now done with series, so a hole is left in my reading list now. The story does not disappoint in any way whatsoever. Barnaby is at his finest hour, full strength as an Indebted with a heart of gold.

As an independent reviewer for Romance Authors that Rock, I give her five full bleeding hearts for his story and an awesome closure to the circle of characters I have grow
Janie Weimer
May 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great ending to this series. This book would NOT have been nearly as enjoyable if I hadn't read the first 3 books. For that reason, even though it's a prequel, I recommend readers read this book last. It's so much more satisfying to see what Barnaby's past was like. His character makes so much more sense having seen him through the first 3 books in the series. Sad and hopeful. Hot and tender. Would have loved to spend more time with Barnaby and Jane. 4.5 stars ...more

Flame’s Dawn by Jillian David is a prequel to her Hell to Pay series.
I have read the whole series, and loved it, so I inhaled the next chapter of this series.

This is about Barnaby. Having read this series so far, I know how this ends. And it’s a great story. We hear so much about Barnaby through the other books in the series, and how he interacts with the other characters, it was great to read his story. Only downside …… It wasn’t long enough
InD'tale Magazine

This paranormal romance takes a fresh approach to the demon-lover scenario with a man who sells his soul to the devil and becomes an indebted killer.

Read full review in the 2016 June issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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Award-winning author Jillian David lives near the end of the Earth with her nut of a husband and her bossy cats. To escape the sometimes-stressful world of the rural physician, she edits while on call and writes books in her free time. She enjoys taking realistic settings and adding a twist of “what if.” Running or hiking on local trails often promotes plot development.

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