‘Firestorm’ by Lisa Tawn Bergren is a fictional story about a firefighter (Rayne Oldre) who went through a traumatic incident while fighting the Oxbow fire. Rayne has to choose if she will let the incident control the rest of her life with fear or if she will conquer the dragon by trusting God and allowing Him to release her from the crippling fear.
Ms. Bergren develops the characters well in this story. She does a wonderful job of presenting a strong Christian commitment in Rayne and Logan as well as the supporting cast too. Rayne the main character is a strong, intelligent, warm, and caring woman who loves God and tries to live a genuine Christian life. Logan McCabe ruffles her feathers from time to time, but plays a key role in the story. He too is a firefighter. A specialist in the field, being a smokejumper (a highly trained wildland firefighter who parachutes into remote areas to work on wildfires). Rayne had been a crew boss of ground pounders (firefighters on a ground crew), but after her encounter with the Oxbow fire she decides to change course in her field of studies at college and becomes one of the command center specialists using the highly technical training she has attained through her college degree.
I recommend ‘Firestorm’ if you want some light fictional reading.
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