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Flaming Crimes

(Disaster Crimes #4)

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4.75  ·  Rating details ·  28 ratings  ·  25 reviews
Beth and Donovan are now happily married, and what Beth wants more than anything is a baby. Her dream of starting a family is put on hold as fires burn dangerously close and Donovan becomes a victim of sabotage.

Donovan escapes what could've been a deadly wreck. Their past enemies have been eliminated, so who is cutting brake lines and leaving bloody messages? He vows to fi
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Kindle Edition, 304 pages
Published January 3rd 2018 by The Wild Rose Press
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Dianne
My Rating: 4.5 Stars
They’re married, they have their dream home, and they have survived everything that both Nature and madmen have thrown at them. Their careers are going well, Beth as a self-defense instructor, Donovan as a dare devil race driver. Time for Beth and Donovan to think about a family, or it should be until once again, disaster strikes and when it does, it comes in deadly droves.

Fires anywhere are terrifying and deadly, but in Florida, there is the perfect combination for fires tha
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Sherry Fundin
Beth is working hard to overcome the physical and psychological damage done from the Hawaiian honeymoon and the tsunami they faced. So far, we’ve had a hurricane, an earthquake, and a tsunami, so, seeing we are in California, it’s only right we have a fire. Sorry if it sounds like I will enjoy it, but…

Fires must be one of the most frightening things to face. It’s alive, “it breathes, eats, and moves”.

First thing on the agenda, though, is they are trying to make a baby.

I love Grandma, and this i
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Brooke Elden
Apr 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Flaming Crimes is the slightly more relaxed sequel to Tsunami Crimes. The genre is romantic suspense/crime and this series certainly lives up to those claims!! You will be on the edge of your seat the entire time. There were definitely times where I said “noo, not again!” aloud at all the unfortunate situations Beth and Donovan find themselves in, but the suspense level was down a notch, which I definitely appreciated! It was cool to read a book that takes place where I live (central Florida, ea ...more
Niken Widyastuti
Jan 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
First of, I have to point out that this is the 4th book in the series, and although the main story was kind of standalone, the background story was not. Beth and Donovan relationship for once, had built from the first book, progressing through the series. In this book, they’ve got married, had thriving career, and in the start of thinking having family aka baby. Of course, life was never simple for them both. This time, another mad man manipulating nature to get his revenge on our beloved couple ...more
Scherry  at The Novel Lady
Jan 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Here we go again! Hurricane's, Earthquakes and Tsunami's can't stop them, but will raging fires see the end of Beth and Donavan? Or will it be the bad guys who are lurking in the smoke? "Flaming Crimes" is one of those books that will keep you on the edge of your seat. I could almost feel the heat from the fires in this one (as well as the heat between Beth and Donovan!)

I listened to this fourth book in the Disaster Series on Audible, and it was just as intriguing as the paper books. Loved it! G
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Lindsay
Apr 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019
I listened to this on audio.
I love this series because they are always getting into so much trouble as bad luck seems to follow Beth and Donovan. Seriously I would stay away from being friends with these two because it’s dangerous for your health. I was not disappointed by this audio it’s exciting and as always the narration is great.
Lisa Thomson
Apr 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Beth and Donovan are on fire in more ways than one. This fourth in the disaster crime series by Chrys Fey, is exciting, well paced and hot. The wild fires burning in Florida are coming dangerously close to their neighborhood. But if the fire started by arson, Beth has a hunch who may be threatening everything and everyone dear to her.

One of the reasons I love Beth and Donovan and quite frankly, would love to hang out with them, is the fact that they eat blueberry chocolate chip pancakes, loaded
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Toi Thomas
Dec 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Four books into this series and there isn’t much to say. I either liked it or I didn’t; but of course, I liked it. I liked this installment a lot (4.5 stars a lot). I was filled with all the usual romance and suspense you’d expect from the series, along with what I hope will be a new direction for the series.

In this installment, Beth and Donovan are enjoying their happily ever after, but of course, it’s been no fairy tale. Donovan has had to be strong for his recovering wife and show a patience
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Donna
Dec 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Donovan “’We need a vacation.’ Beth laughed. ‘Our vacations tend to be deadly.’ … ‘One day we’ll have a normal vacation.’”

Truer words were never been written before, these two need to stay locked up in their house. Oh wait, that won’t even help them, the antagonist, both natural and human, come to their door step in this newest installment of Disaster Crimes. Disaster is the perfect word for these two, even so I can’t help but love them.

What I liked about this book is that the natural disaster
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Susan Swiderski
Jan 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I think this may be my favorite book in the series... maybe. It's a tough call, but this one definitely contains enough story layers to keep things interesting, and the fire scenes are chillingly realistic. Poor Donovan and Beth are happily married now, but alas, danger and the bad guys aren't done messing with them yet.

Beth proves herself, once again, to be a real bad ass who's willing to put her life on the line for the people she loves, but her poignant desire to have a baby adds a vulnerabl
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InD'tale Magazine
“Flaming Crimes” is the fourth book of the Disaster Crimes series.

Read full review in the 2018 May issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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Jackie
Jan 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A great fourth book, hopefully there is more to come. Beth and Donovan are now married and ready to have a child. Life is still not easy, someone is trying to sabotage their happiness. Had to keep reading to find out , impossible to wait.
Tricia
May 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This review is written after listening to the audio version of this book.

This is book four in a series where every story features a natural disaster, in previous books, we have had a hurricane, an earthquake, and a tsunami and now in this book, we have a wildfire. Although each story is standalone the two main characters remain the same - these two have had so many things to contend with I really feel for them.

Newly married, following their honeymoon in Hawaii our heroes Donavan and Beth have b
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Julie Howard
Jul 30, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio-book
enjoyed this book once we got past all the sex scenes. I like the way the couple have to cope with a natural disaster while fighting for there lives against a more human kind, it makes the stories so unique and interesting. The book was a bit slow to start and does concentrate on the couple's love life more than the crime and disaster but once I started I found I couldn't stop listening. I think this is because the story is so different from the normal style of book and I have grown to like the ...more
Yolanda Renee
Feb 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In Flaming Crimes by Chrys Fey, the devastation of a dry season and flash fires popping up everywhere leaves the residents of Florida, including Donovan and Beth, worried about the safety of their new home and all they hope to have as a couple.

Beth is on the road to recovery with the constant care of her loving husband but finally realizes she must gather her courage, shake off the past, and begin their future. But this is an action-adventure novel, so just when Donovan and Beth think the coast
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Reggie
Feb 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Our favorite couple, Beth and Donovan, have survived a lot over the past couple of years...hurricane, earthquake, tsunami...and are finally enjoying married life in Central FL. Beth has her self defense school and Donovan, his monster truck racing business...now they'd like to start a family, but that has been slow coming...doesn't help the pressure from Donovan's mom and grand mom! Unfortunately, Central FL is being plagued by drought and ensuing brush fires and soon it gets close to B & D's ho ...more
Anne Rightler
Aug 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Flaming Crimes is another gripping book in Chrys Fey's Disaster Crimes series. Having listened to books 2 & 3, I was looking forward to finding out more about Donovan and Beth and what dangers they might find themselves in Flaming Crimes. They are back in their forever home in Florida, living a good life and once again ominous things begin to happen. Who is it now that wants them dead? Stong, riveting characters, (I enjoy the relationship of the Goldwyns with their detective friend Thorne--the b ...more
Rosemary Hughes
Feb 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I submit this review after listening to the audiobook of this title.
After listening to the other books in this series, this one deals with a lot of fears that people today must confront. The fear of muggings and rape, and how to face it. The fear of almost losing a loved one in an accident, the fear of fire and the devastating impact it has on a family and community. Then there is the fear of being targeted by a ruthless criminal, being kidnapped and facing a terrible death at his hands.
However
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Rabid Reader
Mar 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Just when Beth and Donovan have settled into married life and are considering starting a family, all hell breaks loose again in the form of bush fires and psychopathic bad guys. Our dynamic duo face sabotage, fear, intrigue, kidnapping, uncertainty and fire as it all intertwines in their lives and puts both at risk. The mix of action, romance and drama in this story is great and the narration showcases it well. Bill Nevitt does a great job of bring the characters to life and letting the emotions ...more
Jan Miller
Aug 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Flaming Crimes by Chrys Fey is both a standalone listen and part of a series. Beth and Donovan are the featured couple in this book. In past stories, the couple has endured a hurricane, an earthquake, and a tsunami. Now they are dealing with wildfire. I love how the author meshes action, disaster, crime and romance into one. The storyline has some unpredictable twists. Bill Nevitt brings the characters to life with his performance. I enjoy how he has distinguishable voices for the characters. I ...more
Toula
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Audio book review
This is book four in the series. Every audio has a theme. There is always a natural disaster that the couple seems to get into .
There is the hurricane, the tsunami. Right after their honeymoon in Hawaii where another disaster followed them .
Hero is Donavan . Heroine is Beth .
After their honeymoon, the couple has their dream home and their dream work . Right when they are thinking about starting a family disaster strikes Donavan and Beth . The disaster is a fire. Someone is s
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Terri
Apr 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. Following a very eventful honeymoon Beth and Donavon are back home, settling into married life and try for a baby. Disaster interferes with their plans for a harmonious life, there is a spate of fires which seem to be random and could possibly be arson. When fire threatens their home the intrepid duo step up to the challenge ending with Beth facing an old adversary. A gripping story, the best in the series so far!
Jan
I really hadn't thought about firestorms in central Florida, but maybe that's what made it even more menacing. Psychopaths and pyromania are the criminal elements in this installment, but it's a very hard road to the happy ever after. Excellent read!

Bill Nevitt really succeeded in making the story greater and the danger scarier.
Roger
Mar 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
My fifth read from author Chrys Fey. The characters introduced in Hurricane Crimes (Disaster Crimes #1) are back in this story. Well-written romantic suspense, captivating & intriguing with well-developed characters. I’ll be reading more in this series and look forward to the fourth book. (RIP Marley January 20, 2014 - July 24, 2018) ...more
Bridget McKeown
May 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’m loving listening to the exploits of Beth and Donovan (narrated excellently by Bill Nevitt). If like getting to know your characters give this a read/listen
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Fey realized she wanted to write by watching her mother pursue publication. At the age of twelve, she started her
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Disaster Crimes (5 books)
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