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5+ stars for Reign of Fire by USA Today Bestseller @CasiMcLean #politicalthriller #bookreview

Title: Reign of Fire

Author: Casi McLean

Genre: Military/Political Thriller, Suspense, Woman Sleuth, Supernatural

Book Blurb:

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

Lies, Corruption, and Murder

Can a Ghost Spark Love To Expose The Truth?

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 must expose a dangerous faction threatening to take the White House before the Deep State discovers their sting...and tame a fiery passion burning between them, evoked and fanned by cunning spirit with good intentions. Can a ghost spark love in the midst of chaos?


My Review:

Unease floods Emily’s veins and she worries about her twin sister’s safety. When her brother, Wyatt, delivers the horrible news of her sister’s murder, her life spins out of control. She flies to DC and teams up with Detective Ash to bring her sister’s murderer to justice. The more they uncover, the more she realizes she and Ash are in mortal danger. The Deep State has infiltrated the American government and they will stop at nothing to cover their tracks. Can Emily trust her gut and her sister’s spirit guiding her, even if it means right into Ash’s embrace? Or will Emily be the next victim in the Deep State’s long list of murders?

Reign of Fire is a gripping political thriller with a scorching romance plus a bit of paranormal thrown in. From the first page, I was hooked. The premise of the Deep State is ripped from today’s headlines and if you look close enough, it rings true to what is happening with a certain government. The plot moves at a fast pace with twists and turns I didn’t see coming. The characters are so realistically drawn, I found myself clinging to their every word. I whispered helpful hints to Emily so she’d stay out of danger. Yes, I was that immersed in the story. A satisfying ending but still kept it open for the next book in the series. Casi McLean is a superb suspense author who blends suspense, romance and paranormal so seamlessly, the reader doesn’t even notice it. A political thriller not to be missed!

Favorite Character/Quote:

Emily. Not only is she a strong heroine, but her grief over her sister also adds a fragility to her that connected me with her right from the start. She’s on the hunt to find her sister’s killer but also can’t deny her attraction to Ash. She’s brave and takes risks to save those she cares for. I hope she’s in more books.

My Rating: 5+ stars

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Author Biography:

USA Today & Amazon Best Selling 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, suspense thrillers and sensual romance all sprinkled with a dusting of supernatural mystery. Known for enchanting stories with magical description, McLean entices readers 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. 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 time travel could happen, be mystified by other worldly images, and feel the heat of romantic suspense, but most of all you'll want more. Casi's latest series, Deep State Mysteries, enters the realm of political/military thrillers with a sprinkle of romance and supernatural in Reign Of Fire, and The List: Alyssa’s Revenge. Watch the trailers: YOUTUBE Trailers: and Inspired by freak accidents, strange phenomena, and eerie lore attached to Atlanta's man-made Lake Sidney Lanier, USA Today Best-Selling Author, Casi McLean spins a spine-chilling time-travel, romantic suspense series in her Lake Lanier Mysteries. What if excavation created more than a lake? What if explosions triggered a seismic shift, creating a portal that connected past to future?

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Beneath The Lake, Lake Lanier Mysteries Book #1 *First Place Winner 2019

Paranormal Romance Guild Reader’s Choice Award for Best Time Travel novel

*Chicago Fire and Ice Award

*Won 2016 Best Romantic Suspense *Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence Beyond The Mist, book #2 in her romantic time slip treasure chest, is a stunning tribute to the victims and first responders of the 911 World Trade Center terrorist attack. Here is the trailer link: Between The Shadows brings the saga full circle with an amazing time slip to 1865 and a search for the Confederate gold. Don't miss this trailer:

Uniquely qualified to write self-help and inspiration, Casi tops the scale with her powerful memoir, Wingless Butterfly: Healing The Broken Child Within, sharing an inspirational message of courage, tenacity, and hope, displaying her unique ability to excel in nonfiction and self-help as well as fiction. Discover the magic, with Casi McLean books:

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Reviewed by: Mrs. N

1 Comment

Judith Sterling
Judith Sterling
Apr 16, 2020

Great review! Congrats, Casi!

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