Cold Fire Author:Dean R. Koontz Jim Ironheart, an ordinary schoolteacher, flies to Portland, Oregon, on an impulse, unable to explain why he's compelled to make the trip. There he risks his life to save a young boy from being killed by a drunk driver. — Reporter Holly Thorne witnesses Jim's heroism. His athletic grace and courage intrigue her. When he declines to be interviewed... more » for her newspaper, she's impressed by his self-effacement. Burned out and cynical and looking for a life beyond journalism, Holly finds her newshound instinct rekindled. Her research shows that Jim Ironheart has quietly performed twelve last-minute rescues in twelve far-flung places over the past three months.
She and Jim are about to plunge into a dark sea of wonder, mystery--and stark terror. In great jeopardy, they are drawn first to the farm where Jim spent part of his childhood, then to the high room in the old windmil where as a boy he experienced something frightening and strange.« less