Antithesis (paperback) Allison Crews
Elliott Marks, a nice girl from a small town in Mississippi, just discovered her true passion in life - horses. While her girlfriends worry about clothes, guys, and where they will go to college, Elliott dreams of riding her pretty gray Thoroughbred mare and winning ribbons. But when she accepts an invitation to a foxhunt, her life bolts in several new directions. Suddenly something and someone else starts her heart, but can she ignore her upbringing, her parents, and her friends to trust...the unknown? Who exactly are her friends? Are they friends or rivals? Or even enemies? How can she know? Who should she believe? Antithesis reveals that the intricate network of daily choices produces life-changing consequences, some rich and rewarding, others disastrous and devastating. Through mixed hardwood forests of central Mississippi, rolling hills of north Mississippi and southern Tennessee, and mysterious Delta bottomland swamps, Elliott's life twists and turns like the elusive quarry she loves to chase. The hounds' timeless, soulful cries ring through the pages as Elliott faces unexpected and sometimes frightening decisions.