Before doesn't exist—not for Luke Stevenson—not anymore.
once dreamt of winning Olympic gold and escaping his crappy little New
Mexico town, but that dream shattered the night a drunk driver took his
twin sister and confined him to a wheelchair. Mourning Bethany and
struggling to cope with his new paraplegic life, Luke is blind with rage
at everyone and everything.
Adriana Toomey, the only other
survivor of the crash, can barely crawl out of bed after burying her
fiancé, Luke’s best friend. But what haunts her most, she has no memory
of that fatal night.
An old friend who manages a camp for
special needs kids, strong-arms the broken pair to act as counselors for
three weeks. Seeing each other again is painful. Luke reminds Adriana
too much of the man she was going to marry. Luke, who secretly loves his
best friend's girl, has no idea how to be the kind of man any woman
would want. Disabled and destroyed, what could he possibly have to offer
Maybe nothing. Maybe everything. From Goodreads
This was a very emotional book, dealing with the loss of loved ones and the loss of possibilities. Both Luke and Adriana are having a difficult time getting through the time after the accident where they lost his sister and her boyfriend. But this book is about dealing with it and moving on, not forgetting but moving on and accepting a new kind of life.
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