Tested by Fire (Paperback)

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When a bizarre houseboat explosion rocks the close-knit community of Baxter, firefighters, friends, and neighbors stand powerless as the McConnells' blazing hull sinks to the bottom of Heron Lake. Grief turns to outrage as new evidence proves there was one survivor -- and points to murder, something this sheltered community has never faced in its hundred-year history. In a race with the FBI, Jed sets out to track down the sole survivor, coping meanwhile with his own painful marital struggle. Baxter's mystery and Jed's dilemma are ones only God can solve in this suspenseful, surprising story of redemption amidst despair in small-town America.

About the Author

Kathy Herman is the best-selling author of thirteen novels, including the Baxter series, "Poor Mrs. Rigsby," and the Seaport Suspense novels. Her thought-provoking stories are ordinary enough to be believable, and extraordinary enough to stick with the reader long after the cover is closed. Kathy and her husband, Paul, live in East Texas and have three grown children and five grandchildren. They enjoy world travel, deep sea fishing, and bird watching-sometimes incorporating all three into one big adventure!
Product Details
ISBN: 9781576739563
ISBN-10: 1576739562
Publisher: Multnomah Books
Publication Date: October 10th, 2001
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Baxter