In a world filled with disasters and catastrophes, there always remains hope. In The Heat of the Moment, twenty-one authors came together with a showcase of short fiction. Committed to aiding those who lost so much in the blink of an eye, we proudly offer this tribute to the true heroes of the San Diego wildfires, the survivors. We invite you to wear your own red ribbon in honor of their extraordinary "Courage and Inspiration." Proceeds from the sale of this book will offer aid to those heroes through the support of the "Fire Safe Council of San Diego County." Moving On: A moving tribute to the Charleston Nine. Treasures: A young mother discovers an unlikely secret after a fire. From the Ashes: Jaden Michaels' relives her past in the great Chicago Fire history. Firestorm: Flames of deception blow through the prairies of Minnesota. Smoke and Mirrors: Hannibal Jones uncovers treachery from within the ashes. Angel of the Morning: Love reaches from beyond the grave to save a young widow and her son. The 'Really Hot' Adventures of Guy: Guy's life is one big party until destruction sparks too close to home. Devil's Breath: A struggling blended family finds a connection in the grasp of raging chaos. Scars: Scarred by fire, Elena seeks vengeance as a way to heal. A Blaze in the Night: Snap Malek isn't looking to be a hero, but no one is going to die on his beat. A World Left Behind: Reality leaves its mark on a young boy's life when he looks into the flames. Where There's Smoke: Maria Sanchez fears she's losing her son, but she won't let fire be the captor. Firedreams: When a truly hot stranger walks into Iri's life, it could mean the end for her. A Gallery in Chicago: Minola Grey is ready for a change, could a handsome fireman make it happen?
Used availability for Carl Brookins's The Heat of the Moment
December 2007 : USA Paperback