Falls Like Lightning (First Responders Book #3)

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Bethany House, Jul 1, 2011 - Fiction - 304 pages
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When hotshot smoke jumper Silas Kent gets his own fire crew, he thinks he's achieved what he's always wanted. But a lightning-sparked fire in the Desolation Wilderness of the Sierra Nevadas has his team in a plane before they can even train together.

Pilot Elle Westmore has been called up to drop the crew into the heart of the forest infernos. A single mother of a mysteriously ill six-year-old, she can't imagine her life getting any more complicated.

It doesn't take long for things to go very wrong, very quickly. A suspicious engine explosion forces Elle to make an emergency landing. Silas is able to parachute to safety but soon discovers his crew can't be trusted. They're hiding something, and now Silas is on a race to save himself and Elle from the flames--and from a more dangerous threat: his own team.

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It was pretty good but not great enough to keep on my shelves for a second read. The writer's style is a bit terse and abrupt, but many readers probably like this. It builds tension in the story. The ... Read full review

Review: Falls Like Lightning (First Responders #3)

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Another great story by Shawn Grady. Filled with such suspense, this book kept me up past my bedtime on several nights. (Yes, I'm blaming the author for my bleary-eyed morning commutes to work.) In ... Read full review

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Shawn Grady has served for more than a decade as a firefighter and paramedic in Reno, Nevada, where he lives with his wife and three children. He was named "Most Promising Writer" at the 2008 Mount Hermon Writers Conference and is the author of Through the Fire and Tomorrow We Die.

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