Young Adult Romance
Publisher: KG Books
Heat Level: Sweet
Length: 174 pages
Heather has everything she ever wanted; money, clothes, friends, popularity and parents that adored her. One terrible day, she is uprooted to a small town in
Alabama with an uncle she
The small town of
was nothing like Manhattan. Country rednecks owned the town and no one
accepted Yankees from New York. Heather didn’t think things could get worse
until a tornado comes and blasts through the small town. Heather has to lose herself to rediscover
what life is all about. She meets two
guys that she can’t decide between who she really wants.
Join Heather as she discovers that there is more to life than money and fame. Will Heather ever fit in and find true love or will she stay an outsider living in the south?
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Heather was awakened by the sound of her alarm. Today is the first day of the rest of my life, she thought as she stretched and yawned. She jumped up out of her bed, hit the silence button on the alarm, and went to her closet to pick out her clothes for the day. After looking through all her clothes, she sighed deeply.
What can I wear to this illiterate, rustic school. If I dress up, then people will think I’m a snob and snub me. If I dress down, then I will blend into the crowd, and I will not be able to accomplish anything. I guess I have my answer. I need to be seen in order to make a difference, whether good or bad.
Heather picked out her black leather skirt, a white dress shirt, a black fringed soft leather jacket and her black leather boots. At least I’m wearing boots, that way I’ll blend in somewhat, she thought. She styled her hair the way she always did and put on her makeup with a little more emphasis than usual.
Heather heard a knock on the door, “Yes, what do you want?” she asked. “I’m going to be outside. My cotton pickin’ cow, Molly, got out of the fence, and I have to round her up. Be back after a while,” Mick said through the door. “All right, but I’m leaving in a few minutes, so I’ll see you after school,” Heather replied.
“Okey dokey, see ya later,” Mick responded.
“Okey dokey! I can’t believe I’m living with a redneck, dirt farmer,” she said as she rolled her eyes. Heather glanced at the alarm, “Crap, I’m going to be late”, she said as she grabbed her purse and ran out the door. The door slammed behind her as she ran to the car. She looked around for Mick, but didn’t see him anywhere. I guess he’ll realize I’m gone when he doesn’t hear from me, she thought.
As Heather drove down the narrow gravel road she looked for the right road to take to get her to the school. She saw Mick with a belt whipping his cow. “Now I’m seen everything,” she said as she laughed.
As Heather approached the school, a green ford truck ran right in front of her. She paused for a second after giving him the finger. I can’t believe these idiots, she thought. She pulled into the parking space closer to the front of the school, and she looked over to the green pickup truck.
A scruffy looking guy with long hair climbed out of the truck. “You need to watch where your going. This aint
New York, this is my town,” he said very hatefully
with a smirk on his face. “No, you need
to watch where you are going, you hick.
You’re the one who ran in front of me,” Heather replied as she pointed
her finger at him. Heather was a little
tougher than she looked. She wasn’t
going to let some corn fed hillbilly talk to her like that.
“How do you know I’m from
New York anyway?” she asked.
“That is for me to know and you to find out,” he replied as he turned away from her.
Heather wasn’t used to people treating her this way, especially boys. She was the most popular girl in the whole school at
she was in a place that was oblivious to the fact that she wore an eighteen
hundred dollar Armani jacket and
Louboutin boots. How can
anyone not care about fashion, she thought.
Fashion is what made her so popular.
Everyone in Manhattan High School Manhattan wanted what she had. She was the envy of all the girls at her
school. Now she felt like she was an
outsider looking in through a dark stained glass and no one could see her.
About the Author:
Tracy Kauffman is a Christian fiction author of Young Adult and Children Stories. She grew up in
North Alabama, where she still resides with her husband
and daughter. She loves taking cruises
and traveling with her family. Her
favorite place that she has been to is the Grand Canyon.
Tracy has an Associates Degree in Nursing. She is a registered nurse and works part time in a local nursing home. The rest of the time she spends her time writing books and marketing them. Her titles include: Gwendolyn’s Wish, Southern Adventures, Richard the Lionheart, My Boyfriend the Squire, Southern Attraction, and Captain Honey Bear Saves Goldie Locks.
She loves writing and hopes to be able to inspire her readers into living a happy healthier life. She feels like her own life experiences have made her a better writer. Learn more about her by visiting her website or blog.
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