- 2016 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Nature (Adult Nonfiction)
Purchased on a lark for weekend camping, Naked Mountain soon brings Marcia Mabee and her husband stunning botanical discoveries that lead to its dedication as a natural area preserve. When faced with an unexpected life-threatening cancer diagnosis, Marcia is determined to complete the conservation story of the beloved mountain where her ashes are to be spread. But just as her prognosis brightens, events take an even darker turn forcing Marcia to remake her life.