Breaking Wild

      Diane Les Becquets

Breaking Wild

A female hunter is lost in the Colorado wilderness and a ranger is bent on finding her, in a moving literary debut that explores the primal instincts that can lead us astray—or lead us home.
Amy Raye Latour doesn't mind being alone, sometimes. She can spend days tracking an animal, hours in a tree stand with her crossbow waiting for her shot. Right now, the hunting season is coming to a close and her prey is a magnificent bull elk. But she succeeds only in wounding him, and, in a small act of recklessness, feels compelled to follow him into the woods and complete the kill.

Ranger Pru Hathaway and her dog are part of the search crew that sets out to find Amy Raye after the two men she was camping with report her missing. Days go by, then weeks. Amy Raye fails to emerge, but other things do: secrets she's been keeping from her husband, questions about the parents she's estranged from and the past she's left behind. And as a heavy snow begins to fall in...

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    Love, Cajun Style

      Diane Les Becquets

Love, Cajun Style

It's the summer before Lucy's senior year in high school, and life in her sleepy Louisiana town is about to be turned upside down. Her mama's flirting with the dark stranger who runs the art gallery, her best friends Mary Jordan and Evie have boys on the brain, the drama teacher is sparking some powerful (if very, very wrong) feelings in Lucy, and a new boy has moved to town-Dewey, whose gentle ways captivate her. With everyone, including herself, so embroiled in affairs of the heart, it is any wonder the town of Sweetbay is fixin' to have itself one sweltering summer? For fans of Rebecca Wells and Kimberly Willis Holt, here's a delicious novel sure to be read, loved, and passed along.

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