Fireproof

Fireproof

A Maggie O'Dell Novel

Book - 2012
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"New York Times bestselling author Alex Kava returns in a blaze of glory with a gripping, action-packed thriller featuring special agent Maggie O'Dell, who is leading the search for a serial arsonist whose crimes threaten Maggie dangerously close to home. When a building bursts into flames on a cold winter night in D.C., investigators see a resemblance to a string of recent fires in the area. There is one difference, however: This one has a human casualty. The local team insists they're looking for a young white male, suffering from an uncontrollable impulse to act out his anger or sexual aggression. But when special agent Maggie O'Dell is called in, everything she sees leads her to believe that this is the work of a calculating and controlled criminal. Jeffery Cole, a reporter looking for his big break, is also at the scene of the crime and decides to make Maggie part of his news piece, digging up aspects of her past that she would rather forget. Maggie's brother Patrick is also back in DC where he is working for a private firefighting company and is frequently called in as these fires continue to light up around the city. As the acts of arson become more brazen, Maggie's professional and personal worlds begin to collide dangerously. The killer may be closer than she imagines"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2012], ©2012
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385535519
0385535511
Characteristics: 311 pages ; 25 cm

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rahmmie
Feb 06, 2015

Not a bad installment in the Maggie O'Dell saga but I don't think it's one of Kava's best. I really hated the ending, it felt like it was cut off and put together in a rush

mrsgail5756 Jan 08, 2014

A very good book. Not to be missed.

JCLMelodyMK Apr 24, 2013

I enjoyed this book both in subject matter and the way Maggie tracks down the arsonist. I am going back to read the first books we have with Maggie in them to get a little more of her back ground story We have several on the magic wall of ebooks.

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Dops
Dec 07, 2012

As expected, an excellent read hope there will be many more

bam71 Oct 30, 2012

Loved it. and the cliff hanger, cant wait for the next one.

mayfairlady Sep 26, 2012

Perhaps you have to read all of the books with this character to have a connection. I just didn't feel it and it seemed to end rather abruptly.

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Mommies2
Sep 12, 2012

I love this author and her characters, especially Maggie O'Dell. She has written an up to date book with lots of action. Very knowledgeable about fires. Lots of action. A+ read.

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