Synopses & Reviews
Kaitlin Malone has been raised to hate the Crutchfields, relatives the Malones have feuded with for as long as Kaitlin can remember. This legacy of hatred has never been questioned--until Kaitlin meets a boy and begins to fall in love with him before she discovers that he is a Crutchfield . . . and the son of the man her father has gone to prison for killing.
To give the relationship a chance, Kaitlin lies about her identity. But what was supposed to be one temporary untruth leads to yet another, and soon she finds herself tangled in a complicated web of deceit. In the course of her deception, she discovers an even bigger lie: The Crutchfields are not the monsters her family has always portrayed them to be. When Maggie Crutchfield, the matriarch who started the feud, reaches out from the past to right a wrong, she offers Kaitlin a legacy worth holding on to-if she can.
"Fans of angst-laden teen romance will be glued to this weepy tale of love and deception. . . . Irresistible."--Booklist
"Suspenseful. . . . Romance fans will enjoy the novel."--VOYA
Kaitlin Malone hates the Crutchfields. Her family has feuded with that family for generations, and now her dad is in jail for killing one of them. This legacy of hatred has never been questioned--until Kaitlin falls for a Crutchfield boy. As if that's not bad enough, that boy is the son of the man her father murdered.
A modern-day romance in which Kaitlin Malone is led down a path of deception, and she discovers through courage and truth that sometimes legacies must be chosen rather than inherited.
A modern-day Romeo and Juliet story by the author of The Adoration of Jenny Fox about Kaitlin Malone who was raised to hate the Crutchfields, and absolutely does, until she meets Bram…but will Bram still love her when he discovers that she is the daughter of the man convicted of killing her father?
About the Author
MARY E. PEARSON received her bachelor's degree from Long Beach State University and her teaching credential from San Diego State University. She lives in San Diego, California.