An award-winning tale of Texas vengeance and passion...
With her husband dead by suicide and his crazed brother accusing her of murder, Philadelphia-bred Elizabeth Dougherty breaks into the jail and holds a cold-blooded killer at gunpoint.
“I'll release you if you agree to my terms. Take me with you.” But when Boone Coulter grudgingly agrees, he has no idea that her enemy is the sheriff--a nightmare from his own past who now wants them both dead.
That wild leap of desperation launches their their passionate tale of love and sacrifice becomes the stuff of legend...
The legend of La Desperada.
Set in the Texas and New Mexico of Billy the Kid.
[LA DESPERADA] is hands down the best love story I have ever read... with surprises that keep on coming. ~Melanie Mayron, Actress, Director, Writer
LA DESPERADA is phenomenal: characters, pacing, story, quality of writing–it has it all, hands down. Read this book. You’ll thank me. ~Toni McGee Causey, Author
This is the romance novel Joan Wilder (Romancing the Stone) wishes she'd written! Terri Edda Miller, Producer, CASTLE
Originally titled What Wild Ecstasy [Kensington Books], this tale inspired the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences/Nicholl Award-winning screenplay, "Redemption."
Novel and script are available together for the first time.
AWARD-WINNING SCREENPLAY AND NOVEL TOGETHER IN ONE DOWNLOAD.