There have been fires before, but not like this. Heartbreaking and powerful, FACING THE FLAME is a story of the triumph of courage and community, and a love for the land so deep that not even bushfire can erode it. 'The perfectread for anyone who loves immersing themselves in Australian fiction. Gripping,emotional and moving, Facing the Flame is a great book to curl up with on awarm spring night.' - New IdeaThere have been fires before,but not like this. In 1978, as the hot windhowls and the grass dries, all who live at Gibber's Creek know their land canburn. But when you love your land, you fight for it. For Jed Kelly, an evenmore menacing danger looms: a man from her past determined to destroy her. Findingherself alone, trapped and desperate to save her unborn child, Jed's onlychoice is to flee - into the flames. Heartbreaking andpowerful, Facing theFlame celebrates thetriumph of courage and community, and a love for the land so deep that not evenbushfire can erode it.