Devin has been Alexa’s best friend since childhood. The two are inseparable - or they were until Devin declared his love for her at sixteen. When Alexa can offer him only friendship in return, Devin retreats, brokenhearted.
Alexa, on the other hand, longs for Ethan, the boy next door. Four years older than her, and with an ever-changing roster of girlfriends, Ethan is everything Devin isn’t: wild, sensual, and unpredictable.
In the aftermath of the deadly earthquake, Ethan makes his move on Alexa, who reciprocates in a confused whirl of grief and desire. When Ethan leaves town the next day, Devin comes back into Alexa’s life, offering support and expecting nothing in return.
Alexa begins to see the advantages of Devin’s quiet, stable love. Can she get past the friendship hang-up while trying to forget bad boy Ethan? It’s a choice that changes her life forever.
When Alexa and Devin turned sixteen and he came for a visit he tried to kiss Alexa and she told him she didn't feel the same way about him which devasted Devin and he left and didn't talk to her for 2 years.
When Alexa turned sixteen Ethan decided it was time to make his move. While advancing on Alexa there was a devastating earthquake that killed her parents. Ethan tries to comfort the grief and confused Alexa and she gives him a part of her that no one else has had. When she awakes the next morning he is gone.
In the wake of her parents death Devin returns to comfort and support Alexa. However, Alexa still has a problem with the best friend situation. Can she let Devin charge her life and forget bad boy Ethan. It;s a choice that will forever change her life.
I have not read anything by this author prior to this book. She writes a great story that makes me want more. I would recommend this book to anyone over 18 due to the sexual content and violence.