In this companion to Till Death Do Us Part, grief-stricken April Lancaster is devastated by the loss of Mark Gianni, and she and her parents have gone to the island of St. Croix for an extended vacation. One day on the beach, April meets bitter, lonely 18-year-old Brandon Benedict. Brandon blames his father for his mother’s recent suicide. April is still trying to come to terms with her own grief. The two get very close…but April doesn’t tell Brandon about her medical problems. Then April’s headaches return, and she and her parents quickly fly back to New York, leaving an angry, bewildered Brandon behind. April is dying. Can she bring herself to tell Brandon that he’ll soon lose another person he loves?
From the Paperback edition.
About Lurlene McDaniel
“I write the kind of books I write because I want to help kids understand that nobody gets to pick what life dishes out to them. What you do get to choose is how you respond to what life gives… More about Lurlene McDaniel