The “reigning romance queens” (PopSugar) and New York Times bestselling authors of TheSoulmate Equation and The Unhoneymooners present a charming and laugh-out-loud funny novel filled with adventure, treasure, and, of course, love.

Growing up the daughter of notorious treasure hunter and absentee father Duke Wilder left Lily without much patience for the profession…or much money in the bank. But Lily is nothing if not resourceful, and now uses Duke’s coveted hand-drawn maps to guide tourists on fake treasure hunts through the red rock canyons of Utah. It pays the bills but doesn’t leave enough to fulfill her dream of buying back the beloved ranch her father sold years ago, and definitely not enough to deal with the sight of the man she once loved walking back into her life with a motley crew of friends ready to hit the trails. Frankly, Lily would like to take him out into the wilderness—and leave him there.

Leo Grady knew mirages were a thing in the desert, but they’d barely left civilization when the silhouette of his greatest regret comes into focus in the flickering light of the campfire. Ready to leave the past behind him, Leo wants nothing more than to reconnect with his first and only love. Unfortunately, Lily Wilder is all business, drawing a clear line in the sand: it’s never going to happen.

But when the trip goes horribly and hilariously wrong, the group wonders if maybe the legend of the hidden treasure wasn’t a gimmick after all. There’s a chance to right the wrongs—of Duke’s past and their own—but only if Leo and Lily can confront their history and work together. Alone under the stars in the isolated and dangerous mazes of the Canyonlands, Leo and Lily must decide whether they’ll risk their lives and hearts on the adventure of a lifetime.

From the author of the “heartfelt and funny” (Publishers Weekly) sensation The Unhoneymooners, this page-turning adventure full of second chances, complicated relationships, and the breathtaking beauty of the American Southwest will take fans on one wild ride.

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Romantic Comedy

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Something Wilder
By Christina Lauren

Review: Something Wilder

Teeming with romance, action, and suspense, Finding Wilder delivers the perfect sizzling summer escape.

Growing up as the daughter of a renowned treasure hunter, Lily Wilder, learned to traverse the rugged Utah terrain surrounding her family ranch—the desert and mountain hideouts famed for sheltering bandits and cowboys. When her absentee father passed, Lily is left without money, options, or passion for what she must to do make a living—using her father’s hand-drawn maps, Lily guides city-slicker tourists on treasure hunts in hopes of buying back the ranch she had to sell.

But when the man she once loved shows up in her latest group, Lily struggles to process the surge of emotion—anger and betrayal swirling with a longing she thought dead.

Meanwhile, Leo Grady is determined to fix what he regrets most, but not before the complicated gets a lot more complicated on the trails.

Leo and Lily face life-or-death decisions that upend everything, forcing them into an adventure they never expected.

Love gets a second chance while on the run, in Christina Lauren’s immersive and thrilling wild-west romp.

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