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Publisher's Summary

In the volatile tinderbox of the Horn of Africa, Morgan Adler has made the paleoanthropological find of a lifetime. The discovery brings her to the attention of a warlord eager to claim both Morgan and the fossils, forcing her to make a desperate dash to the nearby US military base to beg for protection.
Master Sergeant Pax Blanchard has orders to intercept Dr. Adler before she reaches the base, and in so doing saves her life. After a harrowing afternoon, he safely delivers her to his commanders, only to find his responsibilities toward protecting the obstinate archaeologist have only just begun. Morgan and Pax are forced to work together in the Djiboutian desert heat, but it is the fire that ignites between them that threatens to combust them both. For the Green Beret, involvement with the woman he must protect is a threat to his career, while for the archaeologist, the soldier is everything she never wanted but somehow can't resist. When Morgan uncovers a mystery surrounding Djibouti's most scarce and vital resource, the danger to her reaches the flashpoint. For Pax, protecting her is no longer a matter of following orders, and he'll risk everything to bring her back alive.
©2017 Rachel Grant (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"This first novel in Grant's Flashpoint series offers a multilayered, suspenseful plot that's strengthened by its appealing characters, strong attention to detail, and a healthy dose of romance." (Kirkus Reviews)
"...gripping suspense with a wonderfully brisk pace..." (Publishers Weekly)
"Tinderbox is raw and energetic, thrills-wise and sex-wise, and offers an exceptional combination of humor, suspense, romance and archaeological details that are always intriguing and never intrusive. This first book in Rachel Grant's Flashpoint series is unexpected and intense from the get-go. With irresistible characters, a rare setting and an inventive, high-powered plot, it's a smartly crafted gem of a story." (USA Today)
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5 out of 5 stars
By SB on 12-27-17

Perfect Romantic Suspense, Intelligently Written!


Story: 5 stars, original, fast pace, great action. WOW!
Relationship/heat: 4 stars, develops a bit too fast but then it is great and Sizzling hot. A few explicit sexual scenes well written and loving.
Narration: 5 stars, amazing voice, PERFECT!
Overall: 5 stars, great listen, worth a credit!

STORY: Wow, What a surprise! This is actually a pretty original story for this genre, intelligently written, fast pace, action packed, very hot book! Rachel Grant wrote a clever, pretty believable story (well...somewhat) that is engrossing, deals with serious issues, yet full of humor, love and heat.
I’m adding Rachel Grant to my favorite authors list, and can’t wait to listen to the next in the series and more books by RG.

NARRATION: Another surprise! It was just PERFECT! GT has an amazing voice, perfect pace, great male AND female voices, and just a pleasure to listen to. He is able to have female voices that sound natural and not forced, and he distinguishes between characters very well. BRAVO!

Overall, if you like this genre, this book is a must listen! It will elevate your expectations for all others. Definitely worth a credit!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Eddie Lynn on 04-24-17

Action, suspense, loved it!

This book captured my attention immediately and did not let go. Well paced, the story is told as a military romance, but the meat of the book is intrigue and action.
What I liked?
1. Narration by Greg Tremblay was excellent. Clear voicing, paced well and good use of different voices in his repertoire, from the female character to the older general.
2. Action, constant movement, excitement woven through the story to keep character involvement real.
3. Romantic tension: will they, won't they... well played, Rachel Grant, well played
4. Excellent resolution.

I'm in for book 2 whenever it is released. Enjoy this one, it is entertaining!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Bernadette Aitken on 07-20-18

Action aplenty

This is a great action adventure. The setting in the Horn of Africa had me checking on a map and reading up about the area - I really didn’t know a lot about it. This is a complicated interconnection of people and nationalities who are all out to get as much as they can from struggling nations. Water is the main source of possible power and conflict.
The relationships between the characters is is full of witty dialogue and sexual tension. The friendships between the men are strong and are demonstrated in their humour and willingness to back each other up.
Morgan is a strong and capable female lead. She is smart, sexy and knows her way around weapons and martial arts. She also has a big chip on her shoulder regarding her father. She is dedicated to doing the right thing for the people around her who can’t help themselves.
The reader of this story has a very easy voice to listen to. He has different inflections for each character.

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