By Kels Barnholdt
Ever considering the fact that her mother’s loss of life, Victoria feels numb. She used to dread the empty emotions, yet now she relies on them -- being invisible is healthier than having to reply to the questions, greater than having to accommodate the ache. She’s so numb that she doesn’t even care that her courting together with her father is now nonexistent, or that she in basic terms has one actual buddy left on the planet. She has a process, person who works, and one who retains her emotionally close off. however the visual appeal of Nathan Daley threatens to wreck Victoria’s conscientiously developed world.Nathan is conceited, and a know-it-all, and so clever it makes Victoria unwell. let alone he’s totally appealing. however the worst half? He’s her new stepbrother. A stepbrother she doesn’t wish, who got here with a stepmother she doesn’t wish. yet sooner than Victoria realizes it, she’s taking part in a perilous online game with Nathan. One that’s horny, addicting, and forbidden -- yet so much of all, one who makes her suppose alive back. Can Victoria pop out of Nathan’s online game a greater individual? Or will it ruin her as soon as and for all? discover in opposed to All Odds via Kels Barnholdt. opposed to All Odds is for a mature YA viewers because of sexual language and occasions.
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Once we’re outside I come to a stop in the middle of the driveway and he’s so close that he nearly crashes into me. “You can stop the whole Brady Bunch routine already,” I snap at him. He cocks his face to the side and pretends to be confused. ” Then, to my complete surprise and horror, he follows, walking around to my passenger door. He pushes his book bag up higher on his shoulder as I take the chance to study him. He’s wearing these light faded blue jeans paired with one of his many pairs of Nike sneakers.
I catch his eyes on me. It’s as if he’s reading my thoughts. Then, he pushes the cup of coffee closer to me. I shrug and slowly pull it toward me, taking a small sip. ” Matthew Russo asks as he plops himself down across from me and sticks a piece of gum in his mouth. “I’m not sure,” Nathan says not taking his eyes off of me. ” I can’t help the butterflies that drift into my stomach at the sight of Matt. He’s pretty much been the boy that I could never get for as long as I can remember. I used to do the stupidest things to try to get his attention.
My dad is the best, and he has a reputation for getting people off. Even when they’re clearly guilty. My dad doesn’t concern himself with things like guilt or innocence though. Or things like right and wrong. He lives by the sole motto that he has a job to do. And that job is to get people off from whatever charge they’re facing. Things like the truth are a very small price to pay for him. “So ready, “Nathan says taking the last bite of his cereal and pushing his empty bowl across the table, which his mother jumps in to pick right up and bring into the kitchen for him.
Against All Odds by Kels Barnholdt