CJ Reynolds and Ellie Carter are childhood sweethearts. They decide to elope instead of going to prom. CJ tells Ellie that he was decided to join and has already enlisted in the Marines. She is worried, but Ellie will support CJ regards of her family’s tragic history. CJ wants to explain to Ellie’s mother the reasons for joining the military. Ellie and CJ have a short time together before he heads out, but life has a way of caring on regardless. Ellie’s mother finds out that Ellie is pregnant and worries what the future holds for the young couple.
This is a sweet and touching story that many people can relate to. I laughed and shed tears (okay I cried.) while reading this story. I would love to know what happens in the future for these characters.
4 Sweet Stars!** I received this book in exchange for an honest review. **