Firefighter Marty Williams is in the midst of an out-of-control fire when she hears a man cry out for help. Cavanaugh Saint John is an insurance investigator looking for some information pertaining to a murder a few weeks prior. When Marty is hurt rescuing him, Cavanaugh goes to visit her in the hospital.

Instinct and desire are immediately at war. Marty wants Cavanaugh, and her feelings intensify as they spend more time together. However, things just don't add up. He's an insurance investigator yet he owns a yacht, a plane, extravagant clothes and has an endless stream of time and money.

As deep emotion grows between Marty and Cavanaugh, his demons are released one by one. Overton does a terrific job maintaining a high level of suspense throughout, providing much needed glimpses into Cavanaugh's terrible childhood.

Love's Inferno is an engrossing read from start to finish. (Jan., 320 pp., $5.99)
Reviewed by: 
Robin Taylor