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(Everyday Heroes #2)

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  6,473 ratings  ·  882 reviews
From New York Times Bestselling author, K. Bromberg, comes a new standalone book. Just how hot will firefighter Grady Malone turn up the heat?

Songwriter Dylan McCoy has been burned.

By her boyfriend she found in her bed... with someone else.

By the contract she signed that obligates her to work with him until the songs for his new album are complete.

By her agent when she as
ebook, 308 pages
Published January 29th 2018 by JKB Publishing, LLC
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K. Bromberg
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)

What can I say about Grady Malone other than he surprised me? I was aiming to write a sexy, sweet book about a hot firefighter and I did . . . but there's so much more to him than how sexy he looks in his turnouts. There's damage beneath the surface. His scars are so much more complex than the ones that mar his back.

And then there's Dylan McCoy. She's feisty and talented but is constantly doubting her self-worth. Plus she's in Sunnyville to gain some distance from her ex-boyfriend.

Throw Grady
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars!

When it comes to K. Bromberg novels you know you are going to get FEELS. FEELS. AND MORE FEELS. She is a writer who knows how to bring LIFE to a story and make it palpable. Combust was intense. A novel that stole my heart from the first to the last lines. I was honestly astonished by how attached I became to these characters. From the second I sat down to read, all my attention was focused on Dylan and Grady. You can't help but fall in love with these characters. They're not only charmin
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The first book in this series, "Cuffed"  was about hot cop Grant Malone. I really enjoyed  his story, but I was very much looking foward to reading about his brothers.... medevac pilot Greyson and firefighter Grady as well.

This one is Grady's story and boy was it HOT ....

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And in this case the firefighter was the cause of the flames !!!! Damn the mouth on that man !!

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When Grady and Grayson were introduced in the previous book, I loved both of them right away. My love for Grady only grew bigger and
✰ Liz ✰

“The heart’s blind. It’s the head that causes all the trouble. Sometimes both are stupid.”

Combust is a contemporary romance in the Everyday Heroes Series. With one hot fireman and a curvy talented songwriter, K Bromberg has delivered another stunning read! Dylan McCoy will do anything to escape her tainted Hollywood life. After a messy break up with one of the music industry’s greatest, she just needs a safe place to hideaway! When her brother recommends she stay with his good friend Gr
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
5 "Face everything and rise" Stars

Once again, K. Bromberg blows me away and leaves me speechless. Combust is one of my new TOP favorite novels. It’s so well planned and executed. The flow and feel of the novel is absolutely incredible! It’s truly one of my favorites of the year!

Here’s the breakdown: Dylan and Grady are like two broken ships passing in the night. She’s reeling from a recent break up and he’s scarred from a past trauma. Becoming instant roommates and fast friends, they each see th
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾

There’s definitely something beneath the sexiness of Grady Malone. Question is, do I want to get invested enough to find out what?

Oh my word! I'm actually at a loss for them right now. And my ovaries? Those are too busy swooning over everything that is Grady Malone. I thought I loved this series after reading Cuffed, but as much as I enjoyed that story, it pales in comparison to the swoons and feels of this one. And the heat? So hot that only a firefighter can put out those
Alex ♈
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Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
This is the second book featuring the Malone brothers and this time we get deep into Grady’s life. All of these guys have made careers working in the emergency sector working in the police force, search and rescue and in Grady’s case being a firefighter.

Grady knows, better than anyone, just how much he risks each day in what can be a very dangerous job. Every time he suits up and enters a burning building there is a chance he may not come out alive. He has been in that very situation before and
Helena Hunting
Jan 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I know when I drive into a K. Bromberg book I'm going to run the full gamut of emotions. I'm guaranteed to laugh, swoon, cry and get that anxious feeling in the pit of my stomach when I just know something bad is coming. Grady is the ultimate hero. He's sweet, funny, alpha in all the right ways and just so damn broken by grief, and circumstances that are so far outside of his control.

I love the way Kristy deals with real issues in such creative, healing ways. I loved this book and I can't wait f
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***5 "Face everything and rise!!!" stars***

“You are my shot in the dark.
The flame I can’t put out.
The nightmare I need to walk away from.
The dream I constantly doubt.
But you’re under my skin.
You’ve stolen my heart.
How am I ever going to be able to walk away from this?”

Oh my dear loving God!!!! I just LOVE K. Bromberg's writing!!!
I suck for not reading her work sooner!!!
Her heroes are absolutely stunning...
Her stories so amazing...
And "everyday heroes" series are THE BEST!!!!

“We all
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
5 'No matter the cost' Stars!
ARC provided by the author via Social Butterfly PR in exchange for an honest review.

K. Bromberg keeps surprising us every time she releases a new novel. I knew after I finished reading Cuffed that she would blow my mind with this series and, obviously, she just delivered an outstanding second installment. Ladies, be ready to fall in love all over again with a Malone man because Grady and his love story with Dylan will make you a blubbering mess of emotions!

So, Combus
Feb 12, 2018 rated it it was ok
I love this author, but this book was just a fail. The reason why I love my possessive & jealous alphas is because I share the same attributes. So I will NEVER effing understand how heroines gets aroused when seeing or hearing H with OW. Doesn't matter if they're "not together" yet. And really, what Hero encourages heroines to hook up with other man and jacks off to her moans with the guy? The rest of the book was a slow build, from friendship to romance. But unfortunately, couldn't stand the ch ...more
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰


The three Malone brothers Grant, Grayson and Grady are the heroes of this new series by K. Bromberg.

The 2nd one - Grady - is a fireman!

And he just got himself a new roommate!

Songwriter Dylan had to flee Los Angeles. She couldn't be in the same city with her cheating ex - rockstar Jett. BUT, she still has to fulfill her contract and finish the 20 songs for his album. But she'll do that in Sunnyville. Since her brother is too busy to take care of her because his wife just had twin girls, he moves
Beneath The Covers Blog
Jan 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kelly, arcs, 2018-reads
Exceptionally moving with all the feels, Combust completely engulfs you with its originality and passionate storyline.

This book is so much more than just a hot cover. It’s beyond emotional, tugging on the reader’s heartstrings, and matches the continuous heat that burns with desire and attraction.

The story captures the reader’s attention from the very beginning. Grady and Dylan’s initial spark of chemistry grows until their connection explodes off the pages, immersing you further into their comp
Maria Naydenova
Jan 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 explosive stars

I’m completely and utterly blown away. This was one of those books you want to devour in one sitting, but savor every single word at the same time. It’s one of those stories that completely suck you in and you can’t catch a breath before you’ve reached The End.

I knew this was going to be an emotional read from the very beginning, but boy, was I prepared for what hit me. There was so much heart and emotions put in this book that I felt every word like it burned itself into the
Karen Mc
Jan 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing

”Love is rarely pretty. It’s messy. It’s complicated. It’s often ugly, but that’s how you know when it’s right.”

When you read a book that MOVED YOU SO MUCH that you’re not sure if you can put your feels into words, you have to JUST JUMP and pour your emotions into a review that can do the beloved book justice. K. Bromberg’s knack for humor, wit, soul, and sensitivity shines in her latest heart-hitter of a love story, Combust. COMBUST TOUCHED ME DEEPLY. I FELT SO MUCH!!! Combust made
Christine (Shh Moms Reading)
Jan 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
“Because love is rarely pretty. It’s messy. It’s complicated. It’s often ugly, but that’s how you know when it’s right. Pretty doesn’t always last. It’s the things you have to work at that make the reward that much sweeter.”

So I love Bromberg's Everyday Heroes series... I knew that Kristy would give us something highly emotional and sweet and sexy and boy did she deliver. Now I want to preface this by saying that my hubby is a volunteer fireman in our town and I love when I see him in his unifor
Gi's Spot Reviews
4.75 ‘Face Everything And Rise’ Stars

Holy Hot Fireman!!!
This couple! Their past, their scars, their ghosts, their passion, their chemistry.... Their LOVE! Epic romance written brilliantly by K. Bromberg in the most perfect of ways.
Once again miss Bromberg gives us ALL the feels. Straight to the heart!

Dylan McCoy’s – yes, how awesome is that we get two amazing McCoy heroines in the same week? – has just been shattered to pieces by her long time boyfriend and rock star, Jett. So in attempt to he
Feb 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: faves, 2018-faves

First person, Dual-POV, HAE. Can be read as standalone.

Second book for Everyday Heroes, this is quickly becoming one of my favorite series about men in uniform.

Stories full of angst, heartbreak - and then mending of said hearts - and enough personal achievement to not only fall in love with the characters but to keep you reading. I know I couldn't put this one down.

This installment is about Grady, another Malone brother, this time a firefighter, and Dylan, a girl in Sunnyville to escape LA aft
The Hopeless Romantics Book Blog
4.5 stars
Wow, Kristy Bromberg sure did light the mother of all fires with her latest addition to the "Everyday Heroes" series and boy did I feel like my emotions had been burned to a crisp by the time I turned the last page. Seriously peeps, what a read. This one hit me right in the solar plexus from the get go knocking me for six not once but time and time again. I didn't think my heart would recover. Kristy writes angst so so well and "Combust" was a prime example of that. It was devastating
“There’s so much greed. So much need. So many pent-up emotions that I can feel each and every time our bodies connect.”

I LOVED THIS BOOK! Plain and simple! Review done! There you go! What else do you people need?! Nah, I’m just kidding, but seriously, we are talking about a romance by K. Bromberg. What the hell do you expect? PERFECTION! That right there, is what you should expect and if you haven’t read any of her books yet, STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING and fix that problem RIGHT THIS MINUTE! Yes
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It’s possible Grady Malone may be one of my favourite ‘Bromberg Boys’. New list to follow along with a full review #TwoInTwoOut

The hitch of his breath. The scent of his soap. The zap of his touch where his fingers rest on my forearm.....oh lord the sexual tension *Fans self

Combust is book 2 of the Everyday Hero Series. We meet Grady Malone who is a sinfully sexy firefighter with a sensitive soul, tormented by past events that he had no real control over and Dylan McCoy, who although sh
J. Grayland
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Firefighter Grady Malone carries his scars not only on the outside but on the inside as well, he's sexy, funny and unapologetic, he also suffers the pain of survivors guilt and that's why he will never be able to commit to anyone. Song writer Dylan McCoy has just been burnt by her rock star boyfriend, needing to put some distance between them while she finishes off writing the contracted songs for his new album she finds herself becoming roommates with her brothers friend Grady. I loved this boo ...more
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Kristy Bromberg brings us book two of the Everyday Heroes Series.

Grady Malone is a hot, sexy firefighter with 8 pack abs and a heart of gold. He is every woman’s wet dream. Two years ago he lost his best buddy and has been fighting his demons and the nightmares that haunt him ever since.

Dylan is a sweet, feisty, hardworking, talented songwriter. She was betrayed by her ex-boyfriend and left him without looking back. She travels to Sunnyville to finish writing songs for the album she was contract
Pam Nelson
Feb 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 Combust Stars

Well, well, well, K. Bromberg does it again. She sucked me in from the first line to the last.
I was a little iffy going into this book because I am freaked about fire, always have been probably always will be. And seeing it on TV or reading about it gives me the willies. Butttt I couldn’t resist this cover!!

Grady is smokin' hot and still sweet, I really loved that his friend asked him for help and he was like sure your sister can say here no problem. That just goes to show you
Ramona Popescu
Feb 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
A book with a very powerful and beautiful message, that will leave you thinking a lot of your fears and insecurities, and most of all, how to overcome them.
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star-2018
***ARC Provided by the Author and Social Butterfly PR***

Ms. Bromberg made me cry.


Seriously, again.

This author, with her amazing characters and great story-lines with people I care about. I can't help but get teary. There is a scene, one that I am not going to give away, where a character mentions the number 7...BAWLING. Nope, no spoilers here, but you will know what I mean when you get there...because you will be crying.

Dylan and Grady have both had some things happen in their lives that h
Feb 05, 2018 marked it as nope
Every book I take an interest in reading lately has the same disgusting plot device. I think female mc hearing/seeing male mc having sex with ow is romantic and a turn on. I still don’t think so.
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Aug 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Engaging, authentic and beautifully written as always!
aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog

"We all have scars. Some are visible. Some aren't. In the end, they represent the fact that you're stronger now than whatever tried to hurt you. For you, it just means that you're stronger than the fire."

Swear, everytime I finished a K. Bromberg novel, my heart is bursting with so much emotions. Combust - Grady Malone and Dylan Mccoy's journey to a roller coaster ride of HEA was overflowing with FEELS. Surely, I was consumed with Kristy's, brilliant words - full of fire and pa
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New York Times Bestselling author K. Bromberg writes contemporary novels that contain a mixture of sweet, emotional, a whole lot of sexy, and a little bit of real. She likes to write strong heroines, and damaged heroes who we love to hate but can’t help to love.

A mom of three, she plots her novels in between school runs and soccer practices, more often than not with her laptop in tow.

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