Home Fires Author:Luanne Rice Anne Davis has returned to the house where she was raised, trading a seemingly charmed life jetting between her Manhattan penthouse and France for a harsh winter on a wind-whipped island off the New England coast. In the wake of tragedy and loss, she has come back to the home that, for her, has always meant shelter, security, family, and love. I... more »t is here she hopes to heal, holding on to treasured memories of her child and the life she shared with her now estranged husband, Matt.
But fate intervenes, turning Anne onto a path she never expected. When she awakens one snowy night to a fire roaring through her old house, Anne escapes - only to run back into the blaze to save something so precious that it's worth risking her own life for. This reckless act of blind desperation sets in motion a miracle...and signals a new beginning for Anne.
With a sharp eye for the details of daily life, the eccentricities of ordinary people, and the major dramas that divide families and bind them together, this extraordinary presentation of Home Fires contains Luanne Rice's most powerful and moving work yet.« less