He smiled slightly. “I want all the strings. When you go home next week, I want to get in my car and drive all the way there just to see you. I want to ask permission for you to come for the weekend. Whatever it takes.” I coughed. “Wh-why? I’m not rich or important or any of the things you’re used to.” “Maybe not, and maybe I wouldn’t have asked you out before. But now I have, and I can’t possibly go back to my life before Lilac.” ----- Apollo Adderly was the most beautiful sight a girl could ever behold, and he just might make this false vacation worth all the trouble for Liane Arnoult. Dragged off to see her father, she has no intention of accepting his apology. What he’s done is simply unforgiveable. Yet maybe in matters of the heart, she doesn’t know everything she should, and maybe this boy she’s come to adore, who fondly named her Lilac, will teach her the most important lesson of all. The lasting power of love. From the best-selling author of ME & TIMOTHY COOPER, Suzanne D. Williams brings another sweet young adult romance. 28,000 words.