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Fire Season

A Novel

by Leyna Krow

Fire Season by Leyna Krow X
Fire Season by Leyna Krow
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    Jul 2022, 336 pages


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Jennifer Hon Khalaf
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Set in the Wild West of Spokane Falls at a time of historical upheaval, Fire Season spans multiple genres and features a woman finding her power in a world where her options are limited.

Fire Season is a thoroughly enjoyable novel that touches upon multiple genres and themes. It initially presents itself as historical fiction, but then weaves in supernatural elements tied to feminist power. The exciting backdrop of the late 19th century Wild West as the territory of Washington is on the verge of becoming a state establishes the paradoxical foundation of America as a place of opportunity for independence, but with restrictions on that freedom for some. Shortly after we are introduced to Barton, a banker, and Roslyn, a prostitute, Spokane Falls is engulfed by flames, an event that operates as the catalyst for the characters. It is here that people can reveal their true natures without supervision and compunction. Some characters choose to take advantage of tragedies like the fire in selfish ways through deception and thievery, whereas others view it as an opportunity to ...

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