Back Roads Author:Tawni O'Dell Harley Altmyer, the heartbreaking, hilarious, and lovable hero of Tawni O'Dell's riviting debut novel, has more on his shoulders than most guys his age. With his father dead and his mother in jail for the murder, Harley is trapped by his responsibilities, juggling two low-paying jobs and the care of his three younger sisters. His only escape is... more » in the occasional six-pack--and in the beautiful young woman whos unexpected attentions provide Harly with pretty much the only pleasure in his crazy, chaotic life.
But while Harley is struggling to keep it together, things start to fall apart, leading to a series of staggering surprises. Then only Harley's endearing humor, his love for his sisters, and his bumbling heroics can redeem them all...« less