KATHERINE CENTER - Things You Save in a Fire

 

Friday, August 16 at 7 PM

Author
KATHERINE CENTER
speaking & signing
Things You Save in a Fire

 


ABOUT THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes a stunning new novel about family, hope, and learning to love against all odds.

Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only female firefigters in her Texas firehouse, she's seen her fair share of them, and she's excellent at dealing with other people's tragedies. But when her estranged and aililng mother asks her to uproot her life and move to Boston, it's an emergency of a kind Cassie never anticipated.

The tough, old-school Boston firehouse is as different from Cassie's old job as it could possibly be. Hazing, a lack of funding, and poor facilities mean that the firemen aren't exactly thrilled to have a "lady" on the crew, even one as competent and smart as Cassie. Except for the handsome rookie, who doesn't seem to mind having Cassie around. But she can't think about that. Because she doesn't fall in love. And because of the advice her old captain gave her: don't date firefighters. Cassie can feel her resolve slipping...but will she jeapordize her place in a career where she's worked so hard to be taken seriously? 

Things You Save in a Fire is a heartfelt, affecting novel about life, love, and the true meaning of courage.


ABOUT KATHERINE CENTER

KATHERINE CENTER is the author of six novels, including How to Walk Away, Happiness for Beginners, The Bright Side of Disaster, and Everyone Is Beautiful. Her books and essays have appeared in RedbookPeopleUSA TodayVanity Fair, and Real Simple, as well as the anthologies Because I Love HerCRUSH, and My Parents Were Awesome. Katherine is a graduate of Vassar College and the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. She lives in Houston with her husband and two sweet children.


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Friday, August 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Things You Save in a Fire: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250047328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - August 13th, 2019

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