John and Deanna are a very bright and attractive young couple who dated casually while they attended college. After graduation, the two of them went back home to their separate lives. Deanna decided to leave the family Hotel business and take a job in John's home town. Unable to find a place to live, she became John's roommate. Their passion for each other re-ignited into marriage, and a family. As the family grew, the economy slumped. As a result, John was forced to change careers. Unknowingly, the longer John stayed in his new career, the more drawn to his mysterious past he became. Not even John is aware of this dark secret that is only held in his parent's confidentiality. As this darkness begins to rule over John's life, it begins to destroy the love of his live, Deanna. John become's driven by his inner self. Deanna, fearing the changes in John and the effects on her family has to decide what is safe for her and her two young sons. With nowhere else to turn but to go back home, she moves herself and her son's to her father's hotel in Florida. The longer she stayed in Florida, the stranger John became. After John became unbearable to be involved with, Deanna meets with his parents and tells them everything her and John are going through. Deanna then learns of the deep dark secret the now rules over John. Is Deanna strong enough to overcome John's past and keep the family together? Will John ever know what darkness rules him?
Marty Reynolds resides in South Carolina with his wife, three children, and two step children. He has seven grandchildren as well. He enjoys traveling on their boat, scuba diving, snow skiing, and water sports.
Most of all he loves the fire department. He spent 35 years in the fire service, writing training manuals, training courses, and the occasional short stories. His career is intertwined into the fabric of this book, "Heart of Fire"read more