A Previous Engagement
by Shaun Kilgore
Writer Douglas Finch has achieved a new level of success as an author of bestselling books. His agent wants him to talk to Hollywood. A young woman named Abby Simpson moves in across the street making him rethink his solitary writer's life. Flying back from a meeting in Los Angeles, his plane nearly crashes. Other electronic failures and power outages wreak havoc in the city searching for Abby.