A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger

By Kody Keplinger

Whitley Johnson's dream summer season along with her divorce dad has become a nightmare. She's simply met his new fiancee and her teenagers. The fiancee's son? Whitley's one-night stand from commencement evening. simply freakin' great.

Worse, she completely doesn't slot in along with her dad's excellent new country-club kinfolk. So Whitley acts out. She events. challenging. So not easy she doesn't even realize the good stuff correct below her nostril: a candy little destiny stepsister who's with reference to the single individual she's ever loved, a ally (even notwithstanding Whitley swears she doesn't "do" friends), and a smoking-hot man who isn't her stepbrother...at least, now not but. it's going to take all 3 of them to assist Whitley get via her anger and start to place the items of her relatives jointly.

choked with authenticity and uncooked emotion, Whitley is Kody Keplinger's such a lot compelling personality to this point: a cynical Holden Caulfield-esque lady you are going to absolutely care approximately.

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The stars were out now, and in the pale silvery glow she could see his sharp features and hollow cheeks, his blue eyes and curly hair. She realized in that moment, when he looked so sad, how much he laughed and smiled, even when the sun was broiling or the dust was choking or the gunshots were exploding in the air. He could always smile. Except now he wasn舗t. He handed her a smallish yellow envelope. 舡 舠Course not. 舡 Journalists and producers and photojournalists the world over knew about telegrams.

All the rest of the workday, while she analyzed different facets of the operation, looking for ways to maximize profit, and as she sat through endless management and scheduling meetings, she found herself remembering how in love her parents had looked. The truth was, she had never been able to understand how a woman could be capable of passionately adoring her husband while simultaneously despising her children. No, that wasn舗t right. Mom didn舗t despise Meredith and Nina. She just didn舗t care about them.

What kind of woman could she have become? And then it was gone like a soap bubble, and she was back where she belonged. 舡 舠Seven o舗clock,舡 she said. 舠By all means,舡 he said, turning the page. 舡 Meredith was at her desk by eight o舗clock. As usual, she was the first to arrive and went about the cubicle-divided space on the warehouse舗s second floor flipping on lights. She passed by her dad舗s office舒empty now舒pausing only long enough to glance at the plaques by his door. Thirteen times he舗d been voted Grower of the Year and his advice was still sought out by competitors on a regular basis.

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