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How to Tame a Wild Fireman (The Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel #4) - Jennifer Bernard

This review may contain a few spoilers.


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This is the second book I have read in the Bachelor Fireman of San Gabriel series and so far I have liked both of them. How to Tame a Wild Fireman was not as good as the previous book I read but I still really enjoyed it.

I really liked the small town setting in this book and the way it tackled wild fires. Like the previous book I read the action fire fighting scenes were awesome and exciting. Jennifer Bernard is really good at delivering that aspect of her books and I would have loved to have seen more scenes like that in this book. The writing and world building were also strong and I had no problems getting involved in this book at all.

The characters were not as strong and I failed to relate to Lara at all. I found her really annoying and she came across as really selfish. She rarely thought of others around her or how her actions affected them which I struggled with. I also thought she was extremely hypocritical she loses her temper at people for a number of reasons then turns around and does exactly the same thing.

Patrick was completely different and I really liked him. I thought he was charming and caring even when he didn’t want to be. He always did the right thing and was thoughtful. I hated the way Lara treated him in the beginning because he really didn’t deserve it after everything that had happened to him.

The romance was sweet but I couldn’t quite connect to it. I loved the build-up to the love scene but then struggled to feel anything when it actually happened. It felt like strangers there was no intimacy, kissing or feeling between them and it left me cold.

Despite some issues I still really enjoyed this book and would read more of this series in the future.



The publisher provided me with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review