Tree Fever

Tree Fever

by Karen Hood-Caddy

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Overview

Tree Fever by Karen Hood-Caddy

The life of fiftyish Jessie Dearborn takes an unexpected turn when a ruthless developer threatens to cut down century-old trees in her small northern town in order to build a condominium. Surprising even herself, she steps in front of a chainsaw to defend the trees she loves. As the fight to save the trees intensifies, a group of gutsy, quick-witted older women joins the battle and explodes the issue into the newsmedia. At this turning point in her life, a native man helps Jessie by teaching her to trust her own instincts. Passion erupts between them and Jessie discovers a middle-aged sexuality as hot as the midday sun. Like a Group of Seven painting, Tree Fever is a love affair with nature, its wisdom, raw colours and elemental beauty.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780929141534
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 05/01/1997
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Karen Hood-Caddy is an avid nature lover and the author of seven novels. Her first novel in The Wild Place Adventure Series, Howl , was nominated for the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award. She lives on Georgian Bay in Ontario.

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