When Isla first sees Ailbe, the exchange student, she thinks nothing of him, but after two years of him living with them she struggles with her intense feelings for him.
Isla fights with herself mentally to deny her very feelings for Ailbe because she is unsure of how he feels and dating him goes against the one house rule: No dating the exchange students. If something were to happen, then Ailbe will be sent back home. She fights her feelings so that she can remain close to him for the remainder of his stay.
Now she is stuck in her limbo of feelings trying to ignore feelings and deal with a secret that has been kept from her entire family.
About the Author
Quevina Scarver was born and raised in Long Island, New York. For a few years a young age she moved back and forth between Florida and New York by choice to be with each of her parents. Around the age of 11 she began to write poetry as a way to express her feelings. For years she would only write poetry until 2009. After the birth of her son, Quevina, took to reading more and more, until one day sentences and ideas started to randomly come to her. The only way to get them out was to write. It wasn’t until 2011, after moving back to New York again, that she decided writing was what she wanted to do with her life. In 2014 she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree for Creative Writing. Ever since she has started writing she realized it was a true passion of hers and took it upon herself to attend school to try to learn more of the process.