The Fire Baby
St. Martin's, Dec 2004, 24.95
Every night for the past four years, Weekly Crow reporter Philip Dryden visits his comatose spouse Laura at Ely's Tower Hospital. Laura's current roommate, cancer victim Maggie Beck expects to die shortly. She asks Philip for a favor. She has made tapes of her memories especially concentrating on a 1976 plane crash at the US air base in Mildenhall in which she provides a different report than the... The Water Clock
St. Martin's, Dec 2003, 24.95, 320 pp.
Philip Dryden was driving while his spouse Laura slept when another vehicle smacked his car sending it over the edge into the icy water below. Someone rescued the duo, but Philip has no idea whom. Meanwhile Laura remains comatose in the Tower Hospital. Dryden prays she will recover, but as each day passes he loses a bit of hope yet comes back the next day wishing anew for a miracle.