The Smoke Jumper Author:Nicholas Evans The fire that was to change so many lives so utterly started with a single shaft of lightning. It struck a mountain ridge on a still and moonless night and nestled like a pupa of death in the desiccated heart of an ancient pine. — The woman, camped nearby with her group of troubled teenagers, slept and heard nothing. She has brought them here b... more »y court order on a youth program to help them find themselves. But one among them will be lost forever. For soon the socoon of fire will hatch to engluf the entire mountain and ecact its deadly toll. And into this inferno will come....the smoke Jumper.
His name is Connor ford and he falls like an angel of mercy from the sky, braviong the flames to save the woman he loves but knows he cannot have. For Julia Bishop is the partner of his closest friend, an ambitious young musician called Ed Tully. Julia loves them both but the tragedy on Snake mountain forces her to choose between them and burns a brand on all their hearts.« less