Things You Save in a Fire tells the story of Cassie Hanwell, who is one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehouse and is excellent at dealing with emergencies and other people’s tragedies. When her estranged and ailing mother asks her to uproot her life and move to Boston, it’s an emergency of a kind Cassie never anticipated. New York Times bestselling author Katherine Center presents a heartfelt, affecting novel about life, love, and the true meaning of courage.
Katherine Center is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including How to Walk Away, Happiness for Beginners, and The Bright Side of Disaster. Katherine has been compared to both Nora Ephron and Jane Austen, and the Dallas Morning News calls her stories, “satisfying in the most soul-nourishing way.” Katherine recently gave a TEDx talk on how stories teach us empathy, and her work has appeared in USA Today, InStyle, Redbook, People, The Atlantic, Real Simple, and others. Katherine lives in Houston with her husband and two sweet kids.