"Dear Anthony: I appreciate your recent interest, but I?m not accepting applications at this time. Your letter will be kept in our files and someone will get back to you if there is an opening. Thank you for thinking of me. Respectfully, Alejandra Perez P.S. It's not ?Allie.? It's ?Ale.?" Meet T.C., who is valiantly attempting to get Alejandra to fall in love with him; Alejandra, who is playing hard to get and is busy trying to sashay out from under the responsibilities of being a diplomat's daughter; and T.C.'s brother Augie, who is gay and in love and everyone knows it but him.
Steve Kluger is an acclaimed author of novels for adults, and this is his fi rst crack at writing for teens. And in case you were wondering, he totally nails it. Steve lives in Santa Monica, California.