Proud single parent Joanna is accustomed to school phoning to tell her that her 14-year-old son Ryan is in trouble. But when Ryan hits a girl and is excluded from school, Joanna knows she must take drastic action to help him. Ryan's dad Lex left home when Ryan was two years old. Ryan doesn't remember him - but more than anything he wants a dad in his life.
Isolated, a loner, and angry, Ryan finds solace in books and wildlife. Joanna, against all her instincts, invites Lex to return and help their son. But Lex is a drifter who runs from commitment, and both Joanna and Ryan find their mutual trust and love is put to the test when Lex returns, and vows to be part of the family again.
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Delightful - romance and suspense,beautifully read
This is a really interesting and unusual story about a young man growing up with some challenges, his mum and dad reunited and then experiencing tragedy, but learning about each other and their potential for the future. Stevie Zimmerman is why I chose to listen to this book, even though it is very different from her usual books. I hope she gets more like this because she captures all the characters so well and really brings the book to life.