New Release and Review for Tinderbox (Flashpoint #1) by Rachel Grant

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.

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.

Tinderbox by Rachel Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Tinderbox is full of things that are readily ignited. One of those being the too hot romance between Archaeologist Morgan Adler and Army Special Forces Master Sergeant Pax Blanchard. These two together are combustible. Have some water handy to put out the flames these two will ignite in your reader…

One of my favorite things in reading a book written by Rachel Grant is the locations she takes us to. This time I do have to say I have no desire to ever to go the Horn of Africa but it does make for fascinating reading. The majority of the book takes place in Djibouti, but the other three countries that make up the Horn of Africa Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia play a big part in the story.

Tinderbox kicks of a new military romance series but yet has many of the authors signature signature styles – explosive opening, introducing us to another fascinating type of archaeology, suspense and romance which was ramped up to the utmost degree. Loved this first book and look forward to what’s next.

Now Available at – Amazon

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