Against All Odds by Kels Barnholdt

By Kels Barnholdt

Ever on the grounds that her mother’s dying, Victoria feels numb. She used to dread the empty emotions, yet now she is dependent upon them -- being invisible is healthier than having to reply to the questions, greater than having to accommodate the ache. She’s so numb that she doesn’t even care that her dating together with her father is now nonexistent, or that she in simple terms has one genuine good friend left on this planet. She has a approach, one who works, and person who retains her emotionally close off. however the visual appeal of Nathan Daley threatens to wreck Victoria’s rigorously built world.Nathan is smug, and a know-it-all, and so clever it makes Victoria in poor health. let alone he’s completely appealing. however the worst half? He’s her new stepbrother. A stepbrother she doesn’t wish, who got here with a stepmother she doesn’t wish. yet prior to Victoria realizes it, she’s taking part in a perilous video game with Nathan. One that’s horny, addicting, and forbidden -- yet such a lot of all, one who makes her consider alive back. Can Victoria pop out of Nathan’s online game a greater individual? Or will it break her as soon as and for all? discover in opposed to All Odds by means of Kels Barnholdt. opposed to All Odds is for a mature YA viewers because of sexual language and occasions.

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She was the person I was closest to in the whole entire world. The person who knew everything there was possibly to know about me. And one day, just like that, she was gone. Not on vacation. Not on a business trip. She’s gone forever. And she’s not coming back. No one teaches you how to get over something like that, how to deal with something like that. But that’s the thing about taking things you think you’ll always have for granted. The second you lose them you feel like your life is over. It was a Monday night when it happened.

Don’t be too hard on him Victoria. He’s not used to being a brother yet. Me, on the other hand, I have two little sisters. ” I can’t believe Matthew Russo is talking to me right now. And I can’t believe he actually knows my name. I didn’t think he even knew I existed. ” Matt’s eyes are still on me. “But he totally made us skip English so we could go get you that coffee. And I don’t think he’s going to use you to drive his booty calls around anymore. ” “Right,” Nathan nods. ” I feel the butterflies in my stomach start to fly all around as Matt grins at me.

And especially not in front of an audience. What is he trying to do, cause a scene or something? He’s not even in this lunch, is he? At least I didn’t see him in here yesterday. The closer he gets to our table the more panicked I become. I turn my attention to Angelina for some type of support but she’s just as mesmerized by Nathan as everyone else in the room. I roll my eyes and push my chair a little bit away from him as he sits down next to me. I don’t make eye contact with him as he slides a large cup of coffee across the table toward me.

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