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Snapshots - #38: Only the Brave, Jane, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

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Only the Brave (2017), (♦♦♦♦): Based on the true story of the effort it took to get a municipal crew of firefighters from Prescott, Arizona, certified as Hotshots. After battling thousands of wildfires since their inception, the Granite Mountain Hotshots answered a call to battle the Yarnell Hill fire—about 30 miles away from Prescott—along with several other crews. How they got to that point and what happened is what this movie is about.
Only the Brave is a drama with some thriller on the side, and excellent performances to boast of. It's got a dynamic pace, engaging plot, amazing shots of wildfires, fun camaraderie, and great music to underscore the action. As an audience, we care for the journey of that crew, individually and as a group, and as heartbreaking as the closing scenes are, we stand in awe at the sacrifices that firefighters and their families make every day of their lives. Only the Brave is a darn great tribute to them, and elite firefighters such as the Granite Moun…

Live Chat with Carla Neggers at BookTrib

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BookTrib is hosting a live chat with Carla Neggers on September 27  at 3:00 pm EST.

During the Chat you can:
Ask Carla questions directlyWin a free copy of Declan's CrossHere it's a slideshow of Carla Neggers' photos while vacationing/working in Ireland.



Declan’s Cross by Carla Neggers (♦♦♦♦)

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Ten years ago on a dark November night, a thief entered a mansion in Declan’s Cross and stole three valuable Irish landscape paintings and a Celtic cross dating back to the fifteenth century. The thief was never caught or the bounty recovered, though the Sharpe family has some evidence that the same thief had been at work in other cities across the globe since that fateful night.
FBI undercover agent Colin Donovan and FBI agent with the art crime division Emma Sharpe are vacationing in Ireland when Colin receives an e-mail from his brother Andy telling him that Julianne Maroney, Andy’s ex-lover, is heading to Declan’s Cross for two weeks in advance of an internship she is starting in Ireland in January.
Julianne has met a rich woman whose family is connected to a well known oceanographic research institute in the States. This woman invites Julianne to Declan’s Cross where she is planning to build a research facility to study marine species. Since Julianne is a marine biologist working t…