Scott Faraday is 16, gregarious, talented, never been in a relationship, and is out to only a select few. Ryan St. Charles is 17, hot-tempered, has already has been in a long relationship, yet is barely out to himself. Behind Ryan's carefully fashioned fašade is emotional scarring from a past he's never been able to reconcile. When he comes to live with his uncle in Yucca Valley, CA, he meets Scott. An unlikely pair, the boys form a tentative friendship. When Scott starts to suspect that Ryan might be gay, he plans his coming out to him. The result is that he transforms their friendship into his first real relationship. Then, Ryan's hidden past comes into view. Scott is not at all prepared for what he discovers - suicide attempts, past abuse, and loads of denial. Tightly focused on their new relationship, 'Desert Sons' follows these two teenagers as they plunge headlong through a summer that will forever change them both.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenson_AKA_DL - LibraryThing
Scott is fairly happy with his life. He works in his family's restaurant, has a creative outlet working the sound panel for a local band and is looking forward to his senior year of high school. His ... Read full review
Review: Desert Sons (Desert Sons #1)User Review - Anita Rivera - Goodreads
Decent story... Decent characters... BUt I felt like it was horribly written. It needs to go through the grinder when it comes to editing. Not a lot of useless paragraphs but holy spelling errors. It felt like it was written by a Freshman in high school during creative writing. Read full review