The Lonesome Young
WHAT HAPPENS when the teenage heirs of two bitterly FEUDING FAMILIES can t stay away from each other?
The Rhodales and the Whitfields have been sworn enemies for close on a hundred years, with a whole slew of adulterous affairs, financial backstabbing, and blackmailing that's escalated the rivalry to its current state of tense ceasefire.
IT S TIME TO LIGHT THE FUSE . . .
And now a meth lab explosion in rural Whitfield County is set to reignite the feud more viciously than ever before. Especially when the toxic fire that results throws together two unlikely spectators proper good girl Victoria Whitfield, exiled from boarding school after her father's real estate business melts down in disgrace, and town motorcycle rebel Mickey Rhodale, too late as always to thwart his older brothers dangerous drug deals.
Victoria and Mickey are about to find out the most passionate romances are the forbidden ones.
. . . ON A POWDER KEG FULL OF PENT-UP DESIRE, risk-taking daredevilry, and the desperate actions that erupt when a generation of teens inherits nothing but hate.
Get swept away in the first book of the sensational romantic drama that is Romeo & Juliet meets Justified.
Praise For The Lonesome Young…
"Romance fans will be enthralled..." --Kirkus
"Crackling and ambitious..." --Booklist
"An irresistible bad boy, an independent girl, and a century-old family feud add up to a compulsive page turner readers will love."-- Eileen Cook, author of The Almost Truth
"A magnetic love story! I couldn't put it down! I want the second book now!" --Katie McGarry, author of Dare You To
"Gritty and suspenseful, this teen debut blazes with the emotions of all-consuming first love. Readers will fall for the dangerously charming Mickey Rhodale and empathize with Victoria Whitfield as their star-crossed love grows." --Heather Davis, RITA-nominated author of The Clearing
With a fast-paced plot set in Kentucky horse country, heart-pounding suspense, and an oh-so-hot hero, Lucy Connors' The Lonesome Young is sure to be a huge hit! --Jennifer Echols, author of Dirty Little Secret
Restless, romantic, and riveting! A hot new voice in YA contemporary fiction. I didn't want it to end. --Mari Mancusi, Award winning author of Scorched and the Blood Coven Vampire series.
I love Mickey and Victoria in this modern day Romeo and Juliet tale. Their love is fierce and you can't help but hope it will triumph when everything and everyone is against them. --Kassy Tayler, author of Ashes Of Twilight
Razorbill, 9781595147097, 369pp.
Publication Date: April 8, 2014