To nineteen-year-old high school dropout Travis Walker, women are like snowflakes--each one different, but beautiful in her own way.
He can charm any girl he meets, and yet down deep he fears he'll always be a loser like his jailbird father. As the landlady threatens to evict him and his sick mother, Travis takes a job he hates and spends his evenings picking up girls at a nearby night spot.
When he enlists in a teen program at the local fire station, he finds out he’s amazing at it. Then he meets the smoking hot Kat Summers, enlists Kat’s friend Zoey to help him woo her, and falls in love for the first time ever.
But he keeps the details of his life secret. His girl will never love him back if she knows the truth about him….
Anne Pfeffer is the author of Any Other Night and The Wedding Cake Girl. Anne Pfeffer lives in Los Angeles, CA near a large rotating neon chicken head with her daughter and her dachshund, Taco.
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Review: It would be not enough to say I LOVE Travis Walker and his story but I am going to say it anyways. Burned my Kindle reading this one because it was just such a read where I couldn't read it all at once and had to keep stopping and taking in what I had read and maybe once or twice maybe having to take the time to wipe a few tears away. It was heartbreaking yet sweet all at the same time as Travis is forced to grow up way to fast by having to step up and be the man of the house, quit school to work, and tend to his ailing mother. My heart went out to him. No matter what ordeal life tossed his way he knew what he needed to do and one way or another he tried his best to get er done.
I know alot of folks blame the mother for not stepping up and being the parent but I could sympathize with her as well because she had been dealt a huge blow and sometimes the only way a person can cope when being forced into a corner is to put up a wall around themself. Once they have taken and dealt with all they can a mental shield goes up saying enough and it appears the person just doesn't care but that is so far from the truth. Truth is they have reverted back to almost being in the mindset of a baby or young child needing somebody to care for them until eventually they can tear the wall back down and learn to live again. She was so lucky to have Travis.
This was not the story I expected when I picked it up to read but I am very satisfied with the story it turned out to be.