Bailey’s ninth grade year couldn’t possibly get any worse.
After losing her mother to cancer, her father decides to move the family back to his hometown in Tennessee. Leaving Nelson, the only home she’s ever known, is the icing on the cake. Uprooted from the familiar, with wounds left unhealed, Bailey attempts to hide in the shadows of strangers. However, as the daughter of Fulton’s hometown hero, she catches the attention of many—foiling her plan to simply blend in. Worst of all, the biggest jerk in school has decided to make her his special project. Then Bailey runs into the cute, shy boy from her English class. His charm and lopsided grin give Bailey a reason to smile again even in the midst of her pain. Could he be the one putting poetry in her locker? As new friendships take shape, Bailey’s bitterness and resentment begin to slowly melt away. Just as her faith is restored, a secret is discovered. A painting of a young girl that dates back years before her birth now threatens to ravish the relationships with those she has grown to love.On a quest to reveal the truth, Bailey discovers that, though she had a difficult time leaving Nelson, what she finds in Fulton may just be what she has been searching for all along.
My Summer Storm
Nestled deep in the breathtaking mountains of Virginia, Camp Golden Meadows is the ideal place for summer romance.
At least that’s what 17-year-old Bailey Baxter thinks when she makes the trip with her childhood friend, Max Martin. A summer away is the perfect escape from her father’s budding romance, and it just might be her chance to kindle a romantic fire of her own with Max. Bailey packs all of her hopes and wishes for summer love in her suitcase next to a photo from her past. But when an unexpected turn of events bring old feelings to life, jealousy and betrayal unpack their bags. At odds with one of her roommates and haunted by feelings she can’t ignore, the summer isn’t turning out the way Bailey had planned. In the mountains, where storms are intense and often unpredictable, Bailey learns that love often behaves the same way—with great power and the potential to cause damage. Will Bailey find happiness in the midst of this perfect storm, or will it drown out the fire between her and Max?