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If you've never been to Yellowstone Park, "Poaching Daisies" will take you there with vivid descriptions and actual place names. You can depend on author Carole Thayne Warburton's accuracy, since she's visited Yellowstone over 70 times! (Do you think that perhaps she might like to live there?)
I had to wonder about the title when I first began reading, but the significance soon became evident with the introduction of a spunky young woman ranger named Penny, her all natural Aunt Iris, and her aunt's nemesis, a hunter named Russ. With fast action, (sometimes a little bit fast for me), the mystery of who's shooting at Penny with intent to kill unravels.
Not only does this story present a life and death mystery, but also addresses the question of how much conservation is too much? Without giving away the ending, I'll say that a certain lucrative Yellowstone Park commodity surprised me. Warburton knows her genre, and delivered the information in a unique, entertaining way.
There's give and take in relationships throughout this story, which sometimes addresses wildly fluctuating emotions. The stakes raise even higher as the story progresses to its deadly climax.
If you enjoy adventure in the outdoors, you should enjoy "Poaching Daisies" from an author who knows what the outdoors is all about.