Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Book Review: Falls Like Lightning by Shawn Grady

Available @
Fishpond AU 
& Amazon
Smokejumper Silas Kent never expected to see pilot Elle Westmore again. In fact, reuniting makes him realize what a mistake he made all those years ago. But before he has a chance to try to make amends, he's called to lead a new crew into battle against a massive fire in the Sierra Nevada’s.
And then things go very wrong, very quickly.

A suspicious engine explosion forces the crew to parachute early while Elle barely survives a crash landing. Silas reaches the ground safely, but in beginning a desperate race to reach the downed plane, he soon realizes he has more to fear than just a raging forest fire.


I liked the sound of this book and I often really enjoy fiction books written by men. It’s a fresh perspective. I’ve never read Shawn before, so I was keen to see what he had to offer. I really enjoyed this trill a minute ride. From beginning to end I was enthralled. The action, adventure and romance held me captive. 

I told my husband he would like this book. It’s still at heart a boy’s book but can appeal to all people who like to read a fast paced well-written novel. Can’t wait to read more from him.

Final note: The guy on the cover actually looks the like the Silas described in the book – a first!

2 comments:

  1. I read his first book and really loved it. Jess I am sure you would like his first book too. It is fast paced also.

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  2. Hi Jenny, in case you didn't see on our post, we awarded your blog the "Tell Me About Yourself" award - see http://www.bookreviewsisters.com/2011/10/tell-me-about-yourself-award.html

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