Kaitlyn Woodley is a beautiful, determined, high school senior, who embraces her small-town roots and country life. She’s studious, musically gifted, and headed for a successful career in swimming. Aside from a catty group of jealous girls, who taunt her mercilessly, Kaitlyn’s dreams are well within her reach. That is, until she becomes tangled up with the handsome Pistol Black, a rodeo cowboy, who not only turns every girl’s head in the county, but also turns her perfect world upside down. Kaitlyn’s overprotective twin brother and best friends, begin to see signs that make them question Pistol’s subtle control over her. As secrets are unveiled, they intervene to save her from a possible path of destruction. To their surprise, when best friend Brody steps in to protect her, newly discovered feelings complicate an already volatile situation. Soon, everything begins to change. Old feelings die, new feelings emerge, and the once beautiful path they had traveled over summer, begins to alter with the season. Will Kaitlyn’s closest friends be able to pull her from the destructive path she’s been led to follow? As the winds of time blast through their lives, the loyalty toward their best friend will remain stronger than ever. They are determined to protect her, even if one of them ends up getting hurt in the hunt for safety. One thing is for certain, none of this close group of friends will be left untouched when fall breaks. ***This book contains mild language, some suggestive humor, and underage drinking.
Julie Solano has lived in far Northern California, nearly her entire life. She graduated from CSU, Chico, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Child Development. She later went on to Simpson University where she obtained her multiple subject teaching credential. Julie enjoys life in the “State of Jefferson” where she lives with her husband and two children. As a family, they spend their time tromping around the Marble Mountains and Russian Wilderness. They also take pleasure in rafting, skiing, snowmobiling, off-roading, campfires, and living it up in the great outdoors. When she’s not with her family, Julie spends her days teaching next door to her co-author, fellow prankster, and partner in crime, Tracy. The most recent of their crazy adventures was to take on the challenge of writing this silly, little novel about life in their neck of the woods. They hope you have fun reading this story which was inspired by their small town, rural upbringing, and the personalities of their four children.
Born and raised in Northern California, Tracy Justice is a wife, mother, and full-time teacher. She graduated from CSU, Chico with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts. One of her fondest memories growing up was herding cattle in the Marble Mountains with her family. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding horses, running, hiking, swimming, and of course reading. After some encouragement from Julie, she decided to add “Coauthor” to her ever growing bucket list. She never knew how much fun it would be to write a book with her best friend. She hopes you enjoying reading this story as much as she enjoyed writing it.
I wish I could give this book more than 5 stars. It had me laughing, heart pounding and sad all the way through. I just could not put this book down. It does have a cliffhanger, which makes me want the 2nd book ASAP. This book is a Young Adult and it shows teenagers or some people in general what can happen in certain situations like alcohol, abuse and stalking.
It is about a young girl Kaitlyn, who is a strong girl until she meets the wrong guy. She has been dating a guy named Pistol, who is a cowboy and she thinks that she loves him. There is also Brody, who she has known since they were young kids. He is her best guy friend and he is also like a brother to her. Brody is the type of guy every woman wants in their life. Pistol is jealous of the relationship Kaitlyn and Brody have and tries to make Kaitlyn feel bad about being with her best friend, which makes Brody angry. Kaitlyn finally sees what a jerk Pistol is and that is when everything falls to pieces. If you want to know what happens to Kaitlyn, Caden, Brody and Pistol, you really need to read this book. I highly recommend this book and it is my new favorite series and I just found my new favorite authors. Congrats to Julie Solano and Tracy Justice with this fabulous book. You will have a fan for life!
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