In Americas Bravest, each of the six novellas details both the love and work of one firefighter with overarching themes of arson, a blogger out to discredit them, and balancing their personal and professional lives. In In Too Deep, Captain Gabe Malvaso struggles with his attraction to Rachel Wellington, a firefighter on his squad. But when they're trapped in a basement, thinking they'll die, all bets are off. Hot Shot picks up with Paramedic Brody O'Malley, who's happy with single life until a class reunion where he meets Emma Walsh, the only woman he ever loved. But because he broke her heart, she refuses to rekindle old flames. Worth the Risk follows Ryan O'Malley, Brody's twin cop brother, as he pursues prickly Lieutenant Felicia White, who's always disliked his "playboy" persona. But when they are forced to work together on an arson case, sparks fly. El Bombero is the story of firefighter Tony Ramirez and his beloved wife Sophia, sweethearts since high school, who run into the biggest challenge of their lives: Sophia can no longer tolerate the danger her husband is in every day. In Rescue Me, twenty-four-year-old Sydney Sands saves the life of local businessman Max Delinsky only to fall head over heels in love with him. But trouble comes in merging the discrepancy in their ages and Max's difficulty with her past. Trial by Fire tells the story of Battalion Chief Cal Erikson, who has been fighting for two years with blogger Parker Allen about the fire department. Imagine his surprise when he finds himself attracted to the fiery journalist with deep scars from her past. The arson case is solved but not before both their lives are endangered. In The Epilogue, get a closer look at how all six couples live happily ever after! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/018625/bk_acx0_018625_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From Jeffrey Archer, the bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles and Kane and Abel, comes his captivating sixth collection of short stories, And Hereby Hangs a Tale, full of magnificent characters and shocking plot twists.In 'High Heels' discover what happens in a loss adjuster's memorable first case where his wife has to explain why a pair of designer shows couldn't have gone up in flames. While on the streets of Delhi in 'Caste-Off' a man and woman fall in love while waiting for a traffic light to turn green. And in 'A Good Eye' a priceless Renaissance oil painting remains in the same family for generations until its current owner is face with a difficult choice . . .Jeffrey demonstrates his natural aptitude for short stories which are stylish, witty and entertaining. His mastery of characterization and suspense, combined with a gift for the unexpected, jaw-dropping plot twist, show him at the height of his powers and demonstrate why he is one of world's bestselling authors.