For Lucy Jane Bledsoe, wilderness had always been a source of peace. But during one disastrous solo trip in the wintry High Sierra she came face to face with a crisis: the wilderness no longer felt like home. The Ice Cave recounts Bledsoe's wilderness journeys as she recovers her connection with the wild and discovers the meanings of fear and grace.
We've all heard the adage "finders, keepers." But does that tenet apply when the found object is an abandoned baby on a bus stop bench, and the keepers two affluent gay men who have always wanted a child? Award winning author Lucy Jane Bledsoe expertly blurs the lines between what's right and what's necessary, especially when it comes to two loving parents who want to do the right thing, but are also determined to protect their only child.
After decades of marriage, a wife looks at her husband and sees, "A man in longing. For what I couldn't have said." As she follows him into Yellowstone National Park and deep into his burgeoning obsession with the wild, she struggles to find the right balance between supporting and enabling what seems more and more to be her husband's desire to become a member of a wolf pack. A fascinating look at isolation and connection in all its forms.
Thirty-three years ago, a young girl escaped her survivalist father in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness. Now as she returns, with the help of two hired guides, to find what remains of the cabin and her childhood, she makes an astonishing discovery.