Life has been a constant challenge for Jake Lewis. Left paralyzed emotionally and physically by a car accident, which killed his parents when he was just twelve years old, Jake struggles to be happy. His best friends, Rick Welsh and Samantha Andrews, are a couple who fight as passionately as they make up. This puts Jake in an awkward position. Three friends who are as close as can be. Rick Welsh, the hotshot basketball player, who hopes to leave college and go pro. Samantha Andrews, the brainiac, blessed with common sense and beauty. Jake Lewis, the crippled virgin, who believes girl could love a damaged guy with a disability. In despair, these friends share a moment that will forever change their lives. Life is messy. Love is complicated. True love doesn't always come wrapped in a pretty package with a bow on top. Is it possible that the friend you never had sexual feelings for is the person who will touch your soul like other?
Theresa Troutman lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and their crazy dog, Niko. She loves reading, theatre, traveling and is an active member of the SCBWI.Her published works include My Secret Summer and A Special Connection and The Love's Great Adventure Series. By My Side (contemporary romance) will be released January 2015. Feel free to contact her on her Facebook and like her page. https: //www.facebook.com/theresa.troutman.author Goodread: https: //www.goodreads.com/author/show/7364733.Theresa_Troutman Twitter: @theresatroutman Website: http: //theresatroutman.wix.com/theresa-troutman