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Searching for the truth is the most dangerous thing firefighter Donny Robertson will ever do. Everyone believes the blaze that killed Donny's Captain was just a terrible accident. Donny's search for the truth will cost him his home, his relationship and his job. As the puzzle starts to come together, Donny discovers he's out of his depth in a world of corporate intrigue an ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published October 17th 2013 by Incendiary Publications
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The Spark by John Kenny is set in the aftermath of a fire which claimed the life of one fire fighter and left another, Donny, in critical condition. Slightly over a year later, Donny returns to work, doing the same thing as before, putting out fires and saving lives. He however still thinks that the fire that killed his captain and mentor was not an accident; there were way too many coincidences for his liking. He decides he will not rest until he finds out the truth so he starts digging, lookin ...more
As a former Fire Rescue officer,who also writes fiction, I doubt if you'll find a better portrayal of fire station routine and life anywhere. The author intersperses it with emergencies. Good imaging and dialogue dropped me right into the station and emergency scenes. There are well-drawn characters and situations not much different than my own experiences. The main character Donny 'Wedge' Robertson is a firefighter who was injured and his captain killed during a flashover. Wedge just can't let ...more