It seemed only natural to nickname them the “Onslow Boys". Every time they swaggered in the front door of the Onslow Hotel after a hard week's work ;their laughter loud and genuine as they settle onto their bar stools. I peeked through the restaurant partition; a flimsy divider from my world to theirs. I couldn't help but smile when I saw them,
saw him…. Toby Morrison.
Quiet, 17-year-old Tess doesn’t relish the thought of a Summer time job.
She wants nothing more than to forget the past haunts of high school and have fun with her best friends before dreaded senior year begins.
Summer is when everything happens. Riding bikes down to the lake, watching the fire works at the Onslow show, and water fights at the sweltering Sunday markets.
How did she let her friends talk her into this?
Convinced nothing good can come of it after first shift disasters, rude wealthy tourists, and a taunting ex boyfriend. Tess finds the unlikely allies in a group of locals dubbed ‘The Onslow Boys’ who are old enough to drive cars, drink beer, and not worry about curfews! Tess’s world expands into a series of first times with new friends, forbidden love, and heartbreaking chaos.
All with the one boy she has never been able to forget.
It will be a summer she will always remember.
WARNING: Occasional course language and sexual references.
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