Title: Through the Fire
Author: Katie Ruggle
Series: Rocky Mountain K9 Unit #4
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Published: 28 August 2018
Source: Publisher via Netgalley
Reading Challenges: Netgalley and Edelweiss, 2019 New Release, Blogger Shame
Through the Fire, the fourth and last book in the Rocky Mountain K9 Unit series. It picks up from the explosive ending in book three.
This installment differs from the previous books. In this story the heroine is not looking to hiding her identity. She is a police officer. The one thing she shares with the other heroines is that of running from her past. During her relocation to Monroe she meets an awkwardly social, Wesley Marshall.
Wes is a math/computer genius and local fire spotter. Hermit by choice be lives in the middle of now where. He has no friends and finds comfort in his gadgets. As a result, he has difficulty interacting on a social level.
Oh my, I loved their first encounter, which was awkward but sweet. It had me smiling from ear to ear.
Kit’s meeting with her coworkers did not go so well. They kept her at a distance and refused to listen when she disclosed her suspicions regarding their women’ newest roommate. I understood why they reacted the way they did, but Kit being the newcomer was clueless.
I enjoyed the romance. Wes is so adorable. His interaction with Kit was so full of sweetness and it made me smile throughout it all. I loved how Wes slowly came out of his shell. One highlight for me was when he called his sister to get romantic advise. Awww.
The villain had everyone fooled, well except for Kit and Sam. Kit knew she was up to no good if only she could convince the others. The twist at the end shocked me to the core. That turn of events never once entered my mind, but it fit the story. My heart went out to those who were affected by the event.
I enjoyed this installment; it was fun, sweet and suspenseful. The tying up of the story surrounding Jules was a long time coming, and I thought it was well done.
Another hit from Ruggle. Fans of romantic suspense would enjoy this series. I recommend that you read the previous books before venturing to this one.
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