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A Walk in the Fire

(2018)
(The second book in the Judah Cannon series)
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Life hasn't gotten any easier for Judah Cannon. He may have survived the fiery showdown between his father, the tyrannical Pentecostal preacher Sister Tulah, and the Scorpions outlaw motorcycle club, but now Judah and Ramey, the love-of-his-life-turned-partner-in-crime, are facing new and more dangerous adversaries. It will take all of their cunning and courage, their faith in one another, and some unexpected help to give them even a shot of making it out alive.

In attempting to extricate the Cannon family from the crime ring they are known and feared for, Judah finds himself in the sights of Everett Weaver, a cold-blooded killer and drug runner in Daytona Beach who shouldn't be underestimated and doesn't take no for an answer. Threatened by Weaver, saddled with guilt from his recovering, but now pill-popping, younger brother Benji and pressured to use his head and do the right thing by Ramey, Judah quickly arrives at a breaking point and things soon begin to go south.

Meanwhile, Special Agent Clive Grant, who has been unwillingly sent down from ATF headquarters in Atlanta, arrives in town to investigate the fire at Sister Tulah's church. Clive, looking to prove himself, becomes obsessed with Tulah and her iron grip on Bradford County and is determined to take her down. His search leads him to Judah's door, and soon the Cannons are caught up in an increasingly tangled web of violence, lies, and retribution spanning both sides of the law. Backed into a corner, but desperate to protect his family, Judah finds himself walking a dangerous path that might cost him everything or might win him it all, if only he can walk through the fire and come out on the other side.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Choose your superlative: compelling, exciting, thrilling. They all apply. In Walk in the Fire, Steph Post delivers more of her trademark style with a scorching plot burning around a beating heart and compelling characters you won’t soon forget. The perfect blend of backwoods crime and family drama, southern fried and served hot." - Eric Beetner

"With wicked dexterity Steph Post gets at the deepness in living and loving, as well as the good and bad within us all. But WALK IN THE FIRE also takes us to dark places where evil reigns and the characters struggle with their worst and best intentions. Unputdownable crime fiction with a Southern Twist, WALK IN THE FIRE will continually surprise you with the speed of its plot and the mythic proportions of the story it unfolds." - Natalie S Harnett

"WALK IN THE FIRE slings the Cannon family back on the page like a Molotov cocktail through a window. Few writers could coax a cast of characters this vast onto a single stage and orchestrate their story with such mastery. Post own the genre of North Florida noir." - David Joy

"We tend to think of Florida as happy, warm, and sunny, but in Steph Post's wonderfully written new novel, A Walk in the Fire, she shows us a slew of cold-blooded folks and dark places. She writes characters so well I was very happy, after tearing through the book, to remember they only existed on the page. Excellent." - Erik Storey

"Steph Post’s WALK IN THE FIRE is a wonderful accomplishment, teeming with a refreshingly unexpected cast of characters, and an original story in an unlikely setting. It’s a wild ride through the dark side of the sunshine state." - David Swinson

"WALK IN THE FIRE is the best book by an author rightly compared to Harry Crews and Larry Brown, but who blazes a path all her own. You do not know the dank heart of the great state of Florida unless you've read Steph Post." - Kent Wascom

"Steph Post writes with an intensity all her own. Greed, power, and desperation collide to make us ask, what choices do we make when it seems like none are left? Walk in the Fire captures backwoods Florida in all its grit and glory. This is a superbly original thriller - as sleek, wild, and dangerous as any rattlesnake." - Erica Wright


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Hardback Editions

January 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Walk In The Fire (Judah Cannon)
Author(s): Steph Post
ISBN: 1-943818-83-5 / 978-1-943818-83-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Polis Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Walk In The Fire (Judah Cannon)
Author(s): Steph Post
ISBN: 1-947993-45-3 / 978-1-947993-45-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Polis Books
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Audio Editions

December 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: Walk in the Fire
Author(s): Steph Post
ISBN: 1-982585-70-6 / 978-1-982585-70-9
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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December 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: Walk in the Fire: The Judah Cannon Series, book 2
Author(s): Steph Post
ISBN: 1-982585-72-2 / 978-1-982585-72-3
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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December 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: Walk in the Fire
Author(s): Steph Post
ISBN: 1-982585-73-0 / 978-1-982585-73-0
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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December 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Walk in the Fire: The Judah Cannon Series, Book 2
Author(s): Steph Post
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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December 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Walk in the Fire: The Judah Cannon Series, Book 2
Author(s): Steph Post
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon AU   


December 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Walk in the Fire: The Judah Cannon Series, Book 2
Author(s): Steph Post
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


December 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Walk in the Fire: The Judah Cannon Series, Book 2
Author(s): Steph Post
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Walk In The Fire (Judah Cannon Book 2)
Author(s): Steph Post
Publisher: Polis Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU