Friday, July 17, 2009

Through The Fire by Shawn Grady

This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Through The Fire

Bethany House (July 1, 2009)


Shawn Grady


Shawn Grady signed with Bethany House Publishers in 2008. He was named “Most Promising New Writer” at the 39th Annual Mount Hermon Writers Conference. Through the Fire is his debut novel.

Shawn has served for over a decade as a firefighter and paramedic in northern Nevada. From fire engines and ambulances to tillered ladder trucks and helicopters, Shawn’s work environment has always been dynamic. The line of duty has carried him to a variety of locale, from high-rise fires in the city to the burning heavy timber of the eastern Sierras.

Shawn attended Point Loma Nazarene University as a Theology undergrad before shifting direction to acquire an Associate of Science degree in Fire Science Technology as well as Paramedic licensure through Truckee Meadows Community College.

Shawn currently lives in Reno, Nevada, just outside of Lake Tahoe. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife, three children and yellow Labrador.


Firefighting burns in Aidan O'Neill's blood. The son of a fireman, O'Neill has a sixth sense about fire and often takes dangerous risks. When one act of disobedience nearly gets a rookie killed, O'Neill is suspended. His weeks off are supposed to be a time to reflect but instead he escapes to Mexico, where another rash act of bravery actually kills him. But only for a few minutes.

Called back to Reno, he's now haunted by visions of hell and paralyzed in the face of fire. And at the worst time, because an arsonist is targeting Reno. With a growing love interest with one of the investigators complicating everything, Aidan must discover where his trust rests as the fires creep ever closer.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Through The Fire, go HERE

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Come and visit with those posting for this tour:

Adam at Northwoods Blumer
Amber at A Fiction-Filled Life
Amy at Simple Folk Schoolhouse
Amy at My Life
Andie at Radiant Light
April at Projecting A
Bonnie at Bonnie Writes
Brandilyn at Forensics and Faith
Brittanie at A Book Lover
Caleb at Reviews Plus+
Camy at Camy Tang
Carla at Carla's Writing Café
CeeCee at Book Splurge
Christa at Fairfield Corner Academy
Christy at Christy's Book Blog
Christy at My Life in Words…Books…
Dave at The Plot Thickens
Deanna at Deannna's Corner
Deborah at books, movies and chinese food
Debra at Soul Reflections
Deena at A Peek At My Bookshelf
Delia at Gatorskunkz And Mudcats
Dineen at Kittens Come From Eggs
E.J at Sword and Pen
Elaina at Restore
Gina at Portrait Of A Writer
Gretchen at Inspire Me
Heidi at Reviews By Heidi
Janis at The Nearsighted Bookworm
Jason at Spoiled For The Ordinary
Jennifer at My Buckling Bookshelf
Jenny at Come Meet AusJenny
Kate at A Simple Walk
Kelly at A Disciple's Steps
Kim at Window To My World
Kristi at Stamped With Grace
Kristy at I Need To Read
Laura at Laura William's Musings
Linda at Mocha With Linda
Linda at Reading For His Glory
Lori at Noggin Bits
Marjorie at The Writer's Tool
Michelle at Edgy Inspirational Author
Michelle at Just A Minute
Michelle at Michelle's Great Blogs
Nicole at Into The Fire
Pam at Pam's Private Reflections
Pam at Daysong Reflections
Rel at Relz Reviewz
Ryan at loves to read
Sally at Welcome To Sally
Sean at Bookmark Cafe
Stacy at Vader's Mom
Susan at New Every Morning
Takiela at Beauty 4 Ashes
Tara at Tara's View Of The World
Todd at A Place Called Fiction
Tracy at Pix-N-Pens
Vanessa at Ramblings of A Texas Housewife
Victoria at Overlooked Orchid


Nora St. Laurent said...

I have posted this even through I didn't sign up for this tour. It looks really good.

Finding Hope Through Fiction

Nicole said...

Up at Into the Fire.

~michelle pendergrass said...

My review is up. :)

Pam said...

Posted with a review.

April Erwin said...

Mine's up.

Hisart777 said...


Jason said...

I will read and review later, but the CFBA bit is set to post on Saturday.

Rulan said...

Posted and pinged.

Andi said...

Posted and pinged. :)

Adam Blumer said...

Posted and pinged, but no review yet since the book just arrived on Monday.

Jim Thompson said...

Man! Am I sorry I missed reading this one. Well, the generic review is posted and pinged, as I sulk back to my work.

carla stewart said...

Scheduled to post on Saturday.

Tarasview said...


stampedwithgrace said...

postd with giveaway :)

Deanna said...

Great debut novel! Posted!!

Christy Lockstein said...

I'm up, but no review until I can finish reading it.

Mocha with Linda said...

Posted with a review and pinged. Fantastic book!

Ausjenny said...

posting with review

Michelle Sutton said...

I'm up!

Brittanie said...

Posting with review

Deborah said...

mine's up

Gretchen Geyer said...

Posted & pinged!

Kelly Klepfer said...

My interview with Shawn will post early in the wee hours on the 20th. No review.

southeastcountrywife said...

i'm up at!!

Jenny said...

Posted with a review, and off to ping.

Margie Vawter said...

Posted, review to come later.

Sean said...

Posted. Like what I've read so far.

loves to read said...