"One twist of the lid changed everything…"
Boondocks by Casey Peeler is NOW AVAILABLE.
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One twist of the lid changed everything…
The devil sat on my shoulder from my first breath, he watched my every move, and with the first strike of lightnin' I was pulled under.
Walking into Boondocks the voice of an angel called to me and I vowed to live a better life. She kept me on the righteous path until Satan called one last time.
It was time to take him down or lose my angel forever.
Shannon's 4 Star Review:
Casey Peeler sure can write small town romance! She brings it to you so that you feel and experience everything the characters are going through.
Boondocks is set in small town America where the town has gone down due to the factory closing. There’s not a lot of hope left there. Most move to the bigger cities to make it unless you want to dabble in the illegal activities of the town or unless you have the voice of an angel.
Two kids, different side of the tracks, both want one thing – to succeed. Walker has been dealt a crappy hand in life and is bound and determined to make it out of that life. Chauna lost her mom as a young girl and all she has left is her dad and the music they make down at Boondocks, the local watering hole.
Life seems to intersect in small towns. Walker is the new boy in town. He attracts the attention of Chauna. She loves being with him and wants to know more about him but Walker isn’t going to to divulge his family’s secrets. Unfortunately for Walker, Chauna finds out the hard way. Walker is going to try to make amends and make things right but how can he do it? What kind of chance does he have? Would he possibly be able to make things better? You definitely want to read and find out what happens at Boondocks.
Watching her place her perfect lips on the side of Logan’s face made me cringe. I know I have no right to feel this way, but those two have something that I can’t quite understand, and I’m jealous. The question is, what do I do about it? As she walks toward me with a huge smile on her face, all my craziness evaporates into the evening sky.
“You ready?” she asks.
“As I’ll ever be,” I reply.
After swinging my leg over my bike, I pass Chauna a helmet, and we put them on together. As she swings her leg over, I hold still and wait for the moment she wraps her arms around me. I take a deep breath as she eases into me and rev the engine to life; all eyes are on us.
“Hold on tight,” I say, and she pulls herself even closer. We take the driveway slow, but when we hit the main road, I pull the throttle and we pick up speed as we make our way toward Sammy’s. As we approach the drive-in, I realize that Chauna is completely right; this place is nothing like it was earlier today. The Sammy’s Drive-In light is lit up like Christmas, and it reminds me of Flo’s Café in the movie Cars. There’s so much neon, and instead of cars, there are monster trucks everywhere. Pulling the bike in, we park, and I look to Chauna for direction as country music plays in the background.
“Welcome to Barber. Where the trucks are hot, but the girls are hotter,” she says with pure sexiness. In this moment, I know that this is just the beginning of an epic, new chapter in my life.
About the Author:
Casey Peeler grew up in North Carolina and still lives there with her husband and daughter.
Growing up Casey wasn't an avid reader or writer, but after reading Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston during her senior year of high school, and multiple Nicholas Sparks' novels, she found a hidden love and appreciation for reading. That love ignited the passion for writing several years later, and her writing style combines real life scenarios with morals and values teenagers need in their daily lives.
When Casey isn't writing, you can find her near a body of water listening to country music with a cold beverage and a great book.
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