Audiobook Blog Tour: Reign of Fire by Casi McLean | Review

Audiobook Blog Tour: Reign of Fire by Casi McLean | Review

Ahhhh so glad I’m on another audiobook blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions! Thank you so much for hosting and including me on this tour. Be sure to click on the banner for more information and the rest of the schedule. Give a huge shout out to my fellow hosts for being amazing and getting involved. It’s not easy, I’ll tell you that.

Reign of Fire

by Casi McLean
Narrated by: Kristin James
Series: Deep State Mysteries #1
Publisher: Casi McLean, Inc.
Release Date: May 23, 2019
Genre: Paranormal Thriller

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When love sparks danger – even ash burns!

USA Today Bestselling Author, Casi McLean, presents a political thriller with military and supernatural elements in Reign Of Fire.

To expose a faction threatening America’s democracy, Emily Rose joins forces with a team investigating her sister’s murder, but she never expects to fall in love – or to encounter her twin’s ghost.

Ashton Frasier accepts his detective career choice means a life of bachelorhood – until Emily Rose blows into his world. The spitting image of his latest victim holds a mysterious allure he can’t deny. Surrounded by danger with the country’s democracy at stake, Emily and Ash uncover a dangerous faction threatening to take the White House. Can a ghost spark love to expose the truth?

Award winning author, Casi McLean, pens novels to stir the soul with romance, suspense, and a sprinkle of magic. Her writing crosses genres from ethereal, captivating shorts with eerie twist endings to believable time slips, mystical plots, and sensual romantic suspense, like Beneath The Lake, WINNER: 2016 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence for BEST Romantic Suspense.

Casi’s powerful memoir, Wingless Butterfly: Healing The Broken Child Within, shares an inspirational message of courage, tenacity, and hope, and displays her unique ability to excel in nonfiction and self-help as well as fiction. Known for enchanting stories with magical description, McLean entices readers in nonfiction as well with fascinating hooks to hold them captive in storylines they can’t put down.

Her romance entwines strong, believable heroines with delicious hot heroes to tempt the deepest desires then fans the flames, sweeping readers into their innermost romantic fantasies. Ms. McLean weaves exceptional romantic mystery with suspenseful settings and lovable characters you’ll devour. You’ll see, hear, and feel the magical eeriness of one fateful night. You’ll swear her time travel could happen, be mystified by her other worldly images, and feel heat of romantic suspense, but most of all you’ll want more.

Kristin “KJ” James was born and raised in the Nashville, TN area. Acting has always been a passion of hers. Starting on the stage as early as preschool, KJ pursued her passion into college where she received a BA in Communication with a double emphasis in Theatre and Public Relations from Mississippi State University. After college she found herself more and more drawn to voice overs. Several classes, coaching sessions, seminars, research, and a closet-turned-studio later, and she now records and produces audiobooks on a regular basis. She has also done several radio commercials for clients such as Advance Financial, TriStar Health, and GAC.

When she’s not in her booth, you can find her crocheting, playing video games, or running agility with her dogs.

Disclaimer: I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Casi McLean. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.

One of the things that I really loved about this novel was how the political thriller part of this was the main part of the plot. I know that the first chapter really got me thinking that it was going to go one way and then it gave me a twist that I wasn’t expecting. I’m also kind of… really creeped out at how this book really felt so lifelike? Honestly, I would not be surprised if the events in this novel really took place, or ever did. Because with the way that things are going in today’s political climate… yeah.

I was freaking obsessed with Emily and how her character was. I think it really was because of her being an investigative journalist. So already she’s looking for the clues in places that aren’t so obvious and trying to solve the mystery before it can affect others. And she still has time to get a little loving in with the detective on the case which, yeah I was kind of for and I’m hoping that it really wasn’t the product of what Emily initially thought. But either way, I liked it. I think they work really well together as a team, solving crime and playing good cop, bad cop. Maybe Emily should switch career paths? I don’t know.

I also love that this kind of became a family affair even though, yeah it wasn’t good circumstances that brought the siblings together. I also loved how close they were growing up and in the present, even thought they grew into their passions and weren’t living close to one another. I love family dynamics like that and it just made me happy to see in a novel like this.

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