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Publisher Description

Lina McArthur has spent her life in Marietta, Montana, in the shadow of her doctor father. But now that she’s finally broken free and moved away, she is determined to figure out who she is out of her scrubs. Then she meets the first man to ever tempt her to let him take them off… 

Dean “Ace” Clark has been on the run from a troubled and tragic past. When a work-related injury sends the smoke jumper to the hospital, his wounds are tended by the beautiful Dr. McArthur. Just one problem. He knows the McArthur name, and she’s connected to the past he desperately wants to stay one step ahead of. 

Ace has never been afraid to jump into a dangerous situation, but falling for Lina might just be the biggest leap of courage he’s ever faced...

June 21
Tule Publishing
Tule Publishing Inc.

Customer Reviews

Cheryl SDS ,

Trying to outrun your past never works!

4.5 Stars
I am loving these firefighters! This is book 3 in The Firefighters of Montana series and it features Ace Clark and Lina McArthur. This book was written a little different than the first two in this series. Ace's firefighting job is not the base of this story line. It played quietly in the background while his past crept into his present. Lina is a great character. She was strong and she knew the only way to find herself was to move away from her overpowering family. This story was about facing the past and moving on.

I'm looking forward to reading book four.

Jean Granowski ,


This was an emotional story. Ace is running from his past, his childhood, and his sister Jess. All because he felt like he was holding her back and was the black cloud to their lives. Lina is a doctor who is also kind of running from her family, at least her family name. She wanted to branch out and stand on her own, and she happens to be friends with Jess.
A chance meeting in the ER sets the wheel spinning on an emotional rollercoster as Lina begins to break out of her shell and Ace starts to learn that he may not have to keep running.
This was a great story and I highly recommend it.

kristylof ,

Loved it!

Smokejumper Ace Clark and Dr. Lina McArthur both have ties to Marietta Montana. Ace ran from Montana as a teenager thinking he was protecting his sister. When Ace is injured at work he lands himself in the er and face to face with Lina. Lina tracks Ace down thinking she can flirt with him to learn his true identity. Can the two move forward or will there pasts destroy them?
I really liked this book! Ace and Lina challenge one another and just seem to fit together.

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