Beware The Wild by Natalie C. Parker
In the novel Beware the Wild, Sterling Saucier must brave a local swamp in order to rescue her brother. The twist- this swamp is shrouded in myth, mystery, magic, and most importantly, malevolence. After her brother runs off into the swamp, Sterling vows to do whatever it takes to get him back. However, when the whole town forgets her brother and remembers only a mysterious sister who crawled out of the swamp, Sterling’s plans become complicated. She will require the help of the only other person in town who remembers, a loner boy named Heath. Together the two of them must work together to rescue the people the swamp has stolen from them, and possibly fall in love along the way.
This book was packed with the perfect balance of adventure and romance. Throughout the book, Sterling learns the power of family, friendship, love, and sacrifice. With complex characters and a dynamic plot, this book was impossible to put down. Especially recommended for fans of Beautiful Creatures.