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Where There’s Smoke

September 21, 2016
Where There's Smoke Book Cover Where There's Smoke
Montana Fire: Book 1
Susan May Warren
Inspirational Romantic Suspense
SDG Publishing
May 31, 2016
Susan May Warren

Description of Where There’s Smoke

She’s a smoke-jumper afraid of fire…

Kate Burns is a legendary smoke jumper, known for her courage and willingness to risk everything to get the job done. Only she has a secret, one she won’t admit to anyone.

He can’t forget the love they once shared…

Supervisor Jed Ransom commands the Jude County Smoke Jumpers with a reputation as a calm, level-headed leader. Kate is the only one who’s ever gotten under his skin.

They must face the flames together…

A raging wildfire in the mountains of Montana brings Kate and Jed together to train up a new team of jumpers. Suddenly, they must face the past they’ve been running from and the secrets that keep them apart. When an arsonist goes after their team, Kate and Jed must face their deepest fears—and learn to rely on each other as they fight a blaze that could destroy them all.

In this first book of the Montana Fire: Summer of Fire trilogy, Kate and Jed are about to discover that where there’s smoke, there just might be a chance to start again.

My review of Where There’s Smoke

Where There’s Smoke is the first book in the Montana Fire Series, by Susan May Warren. I love her writing and am always anxious to get her newest novels. They never disappoint.

This book is about Kate and Jed letting go of the lies and fear they have been living with and having faith that God loves them and has better plans for them than they can even imagine.

We find Kate stationed at Jed’s base. She has a secret that she hopes no one on base has heard about. She is supposed to train the new smoke-jumper recruits.

A blast from her past, Jed, is the supervisor in charge of the whole base and he is not so happy when Kate shows up. Sparks fly.
The characters in this book are wonderful. Even the supporting characters have a lot of depth to them.
The setting is described beautifully. I can just picture the Montana mountains from the descriptions.
The suspense pulls you through to the very end and leaves you wishing the story wasn’t over.
I think this will be a great series and am looking forward to the next book.

Pick it up and let me know what you think. I hope you like it as much as I did.



About the author


Susan May Warren

Growing up in Minneapolis and attending the U of MN, I learned to love city life, although I’m a woodsy girl at heart. Or maybe I’m an adventurer — having lived and traveled all over the world, including Siberia Russia as a missionary for eight years. Probably that’s why my characters can’t sit still, and seem to get into one scrape after another — they’re too much like me! I love God, my family, my country, my church, and feel privileged every day to be able to write stories.

About Terry Houchin

Hi, my name is Terry Houchin. I live on the on the Gulf Coast of Texas with my husband of thirty-eight years and our two dogs, Miley and Shadow. I have two grown sons and a grandson. I am a retired teacher who loves gardening and reading. I am currently working on writing a novel.

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