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Written In Flames

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Now I lay me down to sleep
I dream of flames that are soul deep

But if they should come
Before the night is done

I pray the lord my heart to save
If the fire my flesh should crave.

Nolan Leith: pyromaniac, recluse, and predator perched above the world.
Delilah Carmine: heir to a failing business, ballerina, and obsessive compulsive.

The pull of the fire was never something he co
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ebook, 380 pages
Published October 26th 2017
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L.J. Shen
Nov 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Idfk what Ashleigh Giannoccaro eats for breakfast every day or what's her drug of choice for that matter, but man, does she give me originality. So worth the read.
Natalie The Biblioholic
Oct 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
I love a story about broken characters and the ones found in Written In Flames couldn’t be more lost. One was a pyromaniac, a man damaged by his past and intensely drawn to the flames. The other was consumed by her demons, which evolved into an eating disorder, OCD, and a fear of touch. She had a blaze burning from deep within and didn’t know whether to feed it or to put it out. Both had no clue what it was to be who they were individually, much less what it was to be together. And there was a ...more
Di Covey
Sep 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Twisted Romance meets Criminal Minds. A dark romance with a foreboding feel, an impending doom, a page turner that will leave you begging for more.

Two dysfunctional, lonely people. Emo watches ballerina. Neither knowing the haunted past and broken soul of the other. The spark is undeniable, but the flames could be the end of their story. Will they burn hot, or burn out?

From page one, you see the shadows, they are creeping in the dark, waiting, wanting a different end to their tragic beginnings
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Janie
Oct 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is different from anything that I have read before. It is a story that really defies any particular genre. Nolan and Delilah are both so beautifully broken and easy to love although the two of them are quite unlovable people. They should not work together but somehow they do. He's a pyromaniac and his first mistress is fire. She has severe OCD and cannot stand to be touched. They both harbor secrets from their pasts. There are a few surprise twists and turns that added to this richly l ...more
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If I could give it more than 5 stars I would

This book is one of my top 10 favourites for 2017



It is so different and unique I have never read anything like it before.
I have read books from Ash before but Eva is a new author to me. these two authors together created a story that will haunt me for a long time.

I connected with both characters you just cannot help it they will grow on you and take a place in your heart.

Now I lay me down to sleep
I dream of flames that are soul deep

But if they shou
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Michelle
Sep 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: beta-read

Written In Flames is written by one of favourite Authors, A.Giannoccaro, I have read all of her previous books and was really looking forward to reading what her co-author ,Eva Logan, could bring to make this book different.

These two authors together have delivered a truly unique story

Nolan Leith is a loner living in his own personal hell, created by past demons and his ongoing obsession with fire, his passion and main reason for living until he spots Delilah Carmine and a deeper fire starts to
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Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Oct 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow. I rarely read when I’m on holidays visiting my family but I just had to read this story. Although I didn’t read it in one sitting I treasured the moments I spent with Nolan and Delilah.

Delilah is an ex ballerina with OCD. She has inherited her family business which she is struggling with.

Nolan is a pyromaniac. He craves fires and it’s about to get hotter as he sets his eyes on Delilah.

Two totally screwed up characters with such different problems. Will they be able to reach a mutual under
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Lori
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is just AMAZING!

There are no words to describe my love for this book. It's unique and beautifully written, the type of book that stays with you long after you have read it. Delilah and Nolan are two flawed and broken souls each in different ways but they are perfect together, like pieces of a puzzle completing each other. Their story is intense and this book is consuming. I could not put it down - it's an intriguing, suspenseful and emotional story with a few surprises you won't see co
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Debbie
Nov 10, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: twisted
I'm just goin to come right out and say that this book just didn't quite do it for me. And that makes me sad, because I had such high hopes. The plot kept my attention but I couldn't get a connection going with the characters, especially Delilah. Nolan appealled to me a bit more but the two together just annoyed me. By the end, I didn't really care if they ended up together or not. It was the plot, with it's twists and turns, that kept me going to the end.

Obviously, others had no such issue bei
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Ally Vance
Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I voluntarily accepted an ARC of this book and here is my honest review.

*Spoiler FREE*

Someone call the fire brigade I think I caught alight. This was a sizzling story, dark, gripping and I was captivated. Delilah and Nolan, wow what a pair, I absolutely loved reading their story. Flawed to perfection it was so beautiful, the slow build up had me gasping for breath and I was flushed throughout it was that hot, and I'm not just talking about the fires!

Nolan, the dark and lonely little firebug drew
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Jodie Scott
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Written in flames by Ashleigh Giannoccaro and Eva Logan.

What can I say really. This author has always held a special part of my heart and this book is no exception to that. The added bonus being that another author has been thrown into the mix that I will now have to go and stalk (sorry not sorry)

It is beautifully written while being detailed in its content and just has you over a barrel until you have finished the very last word. It’s words are enthralling and just simply won’t let you go unti
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Kim BookJunkie
Nolan is an, “anti-social, pyromaniac with obsessive tendencies”. Delilah has issues with food and a bad case of OCD. They both suffered through abuse as adults are seriously flawed, the perfect fit for one another. I really enjoyed the story of how these to get together. The characters are extremely unique and how they cope with life (and the third character, a stalker) was very entertaining. Best of all, the emotions between the main characters was intense and palpable.

With some changes, I wo
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Marieke (Marieke's Books & Books and Tequila)
Can two deeply damaged people fall in love and build a ‘normal’ relationship? Written in Flames tells the story of Nolan and Delilah, who are each trapped in their own kind of hell. The book is a teamwork from Ashleigh Giannoccaro and newbie author Eva Logan. I’ve enjoyed reading this Romantic Suspense story.
“She is more alluring than any fire, her soft skin, and bony figure, you can see how damaged she is below the surface. The way she smiles with only one side of her mouth, and the way her ey
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Jess~Two Darlin' Dolls & a Book Review
4.5 Phoenix rising above the Ashes

Written in the Flames by Ashleigh Giannoccaro and Eva Logan was therapeutic a feeling of been consumed by fire; damaging, painful yet a euphoria of burning lust, passion, and cleansing for soul.


The way the story set up I was already intiguied by the characters and set up finding myself flipping through the pages as a tone was starting to form. Delilah and Nolan have both been scorned and broken by their past leading them to have some psychological disorders. Nol
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Nadia Debowska-Stephens (Obsessed by Books)
“Remembering the bits and pieces now, I think I was born broken, I was never meant to be around people, I had a fire in me even then.”

Beautifully broken, warped and fractured Nolan and Delilah are drawn to the demons they see reflected in each other’s gaze. Both have control issues, both have triggers and both of them recognise that they need each other to exist. He is the mysterious tenant that sits and watches in the dark, she is the siren that is slowly being swallowed whole by her problems.
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Christina
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dark and suspenseful! Nolan and Delilah's story was beautiful, yet dark and broken. Passionate slow burn that I had trouble putting down. All of Ms Giannoccaro's books are different...you just know you're in for a treat. Both characters have OCD but for different compulsions. This is another one that I recommend you go in blind because of the surprises and suspense! 5 stars for sure!
Jamie
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017-favorites
Whoa! I was drawn into this book like a moth is drawn to a flame. Co-written books are tricky, two different people, with different ways of thinking can lead to a disaster or a phenomenal book. Ashleigh and Eva nailed, Written in Flames!

This book is not like anything I've ever read before. It's fresh, edgy and downright smoldering in heat! Nolan is a pyromaniac, a recluse. He doesn't let anyone get close to him. He does his job, gets paid and sets shit on fire.

Deliliah is a beautiful dancer that
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Maria
Oct 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'm at a loss here....how to describe this book. It's definitely a tale of two broken people (view spoiler)

Delilah is an ex-ballerina who has OCD and has inherited a pen making factory. But things are not good, as she constantly reminds us, who writes with ink anymore? Nolan is not your basic pyromaniac. He's been in and o
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Ashley Cestra
Oct 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
I was really excited for this story, anything with Ashleigh Giannoccaro's name on it is a best seller in my eyes! Her writing is always filled with such stories that just makes me lose sight of reality. There is always some kind of fuckery and some kind of phenomenon that isn't talked about just yet in all of her stories. She always makes me gasp in horror- I mean surprise, and really say wow.
To hear she partnered with Eva Logan was a pleasant surprise! I just knew these two would come up with
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Vickie
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I'm a massive fan of A Giannoccaro so when I heard she'd teamed up with new to me author Eva Logan I was super excited. You never know what you're going to get from Ashleigh so I had no idea what I was in for especially with this book been co written.

This book is so different to what I was expecting and I can't tell you how much loved it!

Pyromaniac Nolan has issues. Lots of them. He has plenty of demons to deal with that keep him busy. Hes different to most people but he knows he has problems
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Maria Angie Mendoza
Oct 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Holy smokes!!
This read is unlike anything I've ever read, and I loved it!
Intriguing, suspenseful, dark and seductive.
This gripping and unputdownable read was unpredictable and full of surprises.
As I'm reading this intense and delicious read, the phrase "where there's smoke, there's fire" keeps circling my mind.
Cravings are hard to control no matter what they are.
One man's passion is another man's destruction and the story of Delilah, and Nolan affirms that!
This is the most unique and fascinatin
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Lita Thomas
Oct 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Written in Flames by Ashleigh Giannoccaro. I have to start by saying that this story is how I was first introduced to this author. The Goodbye Man and The Goodbye Girl was my introduction to the sick and twisted mind of Ashleigh. I am a sick and twisted type of reader and this book was all in my lane. Nolan is a pyromaniac who has lived his life being institutionalized. Now out he lives for the fire but now the girl that works late nights in the office of the warehouse he lives in has caught his ...more
Michelle Brown
Oct 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was such a change from what I am use to getting from A Giannoccaro. I swear alone she can do so much. With Eva Logan! Hold the front door. This book did have a slow pace. Thus the reason for the 4 instead of 5 stars. However you can do no wrong mixing sexual tension, fire, and a man like that all in one book. I think at some points I may have been on fire. The overall storyline was a needed change from the common tropes and fluffy book I’ve seen lately. Not much catching my eye there, so wh ...more
Karen - Kazza's Books Blog and Reviews
A slow burn that will ignite into a raging inferno that is just how the story goes. Nolan and Delilah would be two of the most anti social people with so many idiosyncrasies between them that I'm surprised they found each other. Somehow they just click and make sense. I guess flawed people gravitate to flawed people.

Nolan is constantly being seduced by his "mistress" fire and Delilah needs to scrub her skin red raw from just the slightest touch.

There are so many layers to this story and unexpect
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Amy
Oct 30, 2017 rated it liked it
2 broken people who need each other.

I had a hard time getting into this book and sticking with it. The dual POV is basically the same, just told by the other person. I didn't need to rehash it all over again. Let's keep the story flowing.

Nolan and Delilah finally get into the swing of things. Odd copy that they are, they find their footing and try to make a go of it. But it's hard when you have an OCD Ballerina and a Pyromaniac who are deeply in love. It's a challenge one might say, but for Nol
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Paula D
Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a beautiful, mystery, unique, story that had me reading so fast because I couldn’t put this book down I had to know what happened next. Nolan and Delilah both see the world differently and have experienced things in there life that have made them the people they are today. It was intense in a way this story because of Nolan I loved his character and was intrigued on what he was gonna do next. Then Delilah I understood her strength and weakness and her ability to always want more. Two people ...more
Antoinette
Oct 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
TOP 5 OF 2017!!!

I absolutely loved this book. Eva is a new author to me, this was my first book from her and will not be my last. And my love of all of Ashleigh's words is no secret.
I am not even sure what category this book belongs in. Its so well written and the story just flows so perfectly that its hard to put down.
Nolan and Delilah are two perfectly broken people who find each other. He is a pyromaniac and she has OCD so severe she needs to scrub her skin raw after someone touches her. Th
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Bridgett Brown
Apr 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
DUDES THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO FREAKING GOOD!!!! I loved this book so much. Nolan is a pyro, He loves fire. He has issues that is for sure. He also has a thing for the color red. Delilah is a former ballerina. She gave up her dream of being a dancer to run her dads factory. She also has a touch of OCD and doesn't wan to be touched. But some how some way they find each other. In the dark crazy world these two almost seem made for each other. Of course every story doesn't always have a happy ending. An ...more
Rhiannon Hall
Oct 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Giving this book 5 stars seems to low it definitely deserves more!

I was at a loss for words when completing this book it's taken me a week to write my review because it completely blew me away!

It was different to any other book I've read and it had it all ...emotion, angst and an epic story line, I couldn't put it down I'm not going to go into detail about the characters as I enjoyed finding out about them with an open mind but it is definitely a must read I absolutely loved it.
Book-Lovin-Momma
I loved Written in Flames! Nolan and Delilah both seem to be broken beyond repair, and both exhibit dangerously compulsive behavior. Getting to the heart of them was like peeling the layers of an onion - as each piece is stripped off, you find your eyes filling with tears. I couldn't put down this book, and it just sucked me right into its soul, hoping for some form of redemption for them. This book undid me, just gutted me! ♥
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