Chad Gibbons and his best friend, Gary Lee Dillanger, have worked their way through the ranks of competitive go-karting with the legendary Kilgore racing family in Blue Springs, Alabama. Monroe Kilgore and his wife Uma see their world very differently, and Uma is haunted by it. Chad is pursuing the opportunity of his lifetime to become a professional auto racer, but the fast and luxurious world of racing is not as it appears. The boys are ready to graduate from high school when tragedy strikes, and Chad is left to find his own way. Elle Dillanger struggles with criminal charges against her son, Gary Lee, and the truth about his tragic accident unfolds as he recovers. Tragedy, love, and unintended consequences change everything in this story of loss and new beginnings. This book has universal appeal for all audiences. The story shares from multiple viewpoints the personal challenges of finding one's path, overcoming grief, and discovering love. It is a great read for a weekend, a book club, or a high school class.
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