THE FIREMAN'S HOMECOMING
THE FIREMAN’S HOMECOMING (4.5) by Allie Pleiter: Melba Wingate has come home to care for her father, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. She is surprised by his outbursts at soon-to-be fire chief Clark Bradens. Some people find it hard to believe that Clark has changed and will be able to live up to his father’s standards as chief. From his hospital bed, Melba’s father rambles on about things that make her question everything she believes to be true. As family secrets begin to unravel, Clark realizes that he knows more than he is letting on. But how will Melba react to his revelations? Pleiter accurately portrays the heartbreak associated with Alzheimer’s in this touching book dedicated to caregivers.