Now this deeply personal work is
available in a new annotated edition. In it, Jance offers unblinking
insights into where she was and what was happening when each of these
searing poems was written—remaking After the Fire as more than a
collection of poetry. Now it is a portrait of addiction and the
insidious ways in which it destroys relationships.
A work of crushing defeat and ultimate triumph, After the Fire
relates an emotional journey that will be readily recognizable to
anyone who has seen love destroyed and then found the strength to go on.
It will inspire others who are struggling with similar issues as it
allows fans of Jance's mysteries to better know the mind—and heart—of a
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