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The Burning

Author: 

J.P. Seewald

This is a novella about family and resilience, set in the Pennsylvania coal country. George Ferris has worked hard to build a good life for himself and his family, but there's a coal fire burning underground, and it threatens all that he has built. The story follows him as he tries to figure out how to respond and struggles to protect his family from the slow-moving disaster. It was inspired by actual events in Centralia, Pennsylvania, and provides a gripping dramatization of how an external catastrophe can shake the foundations of your life. This novella is published by my company, Annorlunda Books.

Favorite Thing: 
The depiction of family dynamics
Book cover for The Burning, a house with smoke effects
Book Length: 
Short
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate
Disclosures: 
Published by TH owner