Alpha Female 25th Anniversary Edition
“A deftly woven thriller…Substantial and intriguing.” Library JournalAfter an ugly divorce, Annie Peacock needs a fresh start. She’s delighted to be hired by Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming as its first female judge. Annie has a mission when she comes to Yellowstone: to recover from her painful divorce and to fulfill a long-held desire: to work as a judge in Yellowstone, to have the chance to protect the wild country from poachers, trophy hunters, and rampant corporate greed.But Annie’s classic beauty and cool façade, together with her play-it-by-the-rules approach to Yellowstone justice, immediately turn the park’s renegade backcountry ranger, Will McCarroll, off. As a front-line defender of Yellowstone’s wildlife and wilderness, Will is obsessed with protecting them—at any cost. He has a way of taking justice into his own hands that leaves Annie cold. It’s inevitable Annie and Will butt heads, but they share a passion for protecting the wildlife of the park, especially the wolves. Now, the alpha male of the Druid pack has been shot and killed by a trophy hunter. Annie and Will, furious, are determined to find out who killed him and see that the poacher is prosecuted. Their relationship is rocky: working with Will is not easy for Annie. But they have to try to get along if they want to find the killer. The lives of the rest of the wolves are stake.As they continue to hunt down the killer of the alpha male together, though, Annie and Will find that their feelings about each other may be changing. . . .