All Fired Up

All Fired Up

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by Kristen Painter
     
 

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Desire can heal the coldest heart—or burn it to ashes.


Alrik Gunn knows from bitter experience that change isn't always for the better. From the woman who annihilated his Viking clan to the goddess who tricked him into centuries of slavery, betrayal has dogged his existence. The Goddess of Love is going to let him avenge his family, but for a price.

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Desire can heal the coldest heart—or burn it to ashes.


Alrik Gunn knows from bitter experience that change isn't always for the better. From the woman who annihilated his Viking clan to the goddess who tricked him into centuries of slavery, betrayal has dogged his existence. The Goddess of Love is going to let him avenge his family, but for a price. As a Phoenix-a merchant of change-he must grant a human woman three chances to change her life.


When former Irish dancer Calleigh McCarthy tosses a carved-bird statue that belonged to her ex into a roaring bonfire, she unwittingly summons an honest-to-god Phoenix. A sexy, irresistible Viking who offers her an unbelievable bonus-three get-out-of-her-crappy-life-free cards. She'll take it, even if it means guarding her cautious heart against the dark pain behind Alrik's eyes.


Alrik has vowed never to let love sway him again, but Calleigh's innocence and kindness throw him off balance. Yet even as his need for revenge fades and his love for her grows, he is bound to let her make her choices without interfering.



One wrongly chosen word, and any chance for happiness-for either of them-will go up in flames.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Breathtaking prose, enthralling story-telling, a rare find. Painter is a major talent!”- NYT Bestselling Author Gena Showalter

“Highly entertaining, utterly charming and memorable. A fantastic story. Kristen Painter has a new fan.”
~ Long And Short Reviews

“I was completely entralled in this debut novel by Kristen Painter. Who doesn't want a sexy, uberhot Viking at their beck and call? This book made me pause and think about what I would want to change in my life and the consequences that it may cause. Captivating and charming.”
~ Publishers Weekly, Beyond Her Book blog

“Painter's tale is a great read with a strong, likable heroine and a hero to die for. The paranormal aspects are woven seamlessly into contemporary New York, and the author's fun writing style captures the mood perfectly.”
~ Romantic Times Book Club Magazine
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605046570
Publisher:
Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
318
Sales rank:
332,891
File size:
1 MB

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher

“Breathtaking prose, enthralling story-telling, a rare find. Painter is a major talent!”- NYT Bestselling Author Gena Showalter

“Highly entertaining, utterly charming and memorable. A fantastic story. Kristen Painter has a new fan.”
~ Long And Short Reviews

“I was completely entralled in this debut novel by Kristen Painter. Who doesn't want a sexy, uberhot Viking at their beck and call? This book made me pause and think about what I would want to change in my life and the consequences that it may cause. Captivating and charming.”
~ Publishers Weekly, Beyond Her Book blog

“Painter's tale is a great read with a strong, likable heroine and a hero to die for. The paranormal aspects are woven seamlessly into contemporary New York, and the author's fun writing style captures the mood perfectly.”
~ Romantic Times Book Club Magazine
 

 

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