Take the step

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
Calyssa Halls life is turned upside down when she watches her dad murder her mother and younger sister. Now in foster care she is sent to live with Missi and Todd Cyle. Broken and alone she is forced to face her past.

Stefan Xander has it all the looks, the money, the talent, and the perfect girl. Nothing could change the way he feels towards Katie, she's his everything. But when he's suddenly about to become a father everything begins to unravel.

Rodger Cyle is the perfect son, but he has a secret, one that's been haunting him for four years. So when fragile young Calyssa comes along he sees it as a chance to redeem himself, but what will happen when it's no longer just a chance at fixing himself?

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Take the step

Submitted: April 30, 2011

Calyssa Halls life is turned upside down. She is moved to a small town where nothing stays private for long. Callie is given the chance to start over and be the girl she always wanted to be. So what's holding her back?

Stefan Xander has it all the looks, the money, the talent, and the perfect girl. Nothing could change the way he feels towards Katie, she's his everything. But when broken lonely Callie comes along emotions begin to change and, and he's no longer sure what he wants.

Rodger Cyle is the outcast bad boy. He doesn't roll with the flow. He floats out in left field. When is parents take on a young troubled foster child he's in for the biggest shocker of all, never trust what common sense says. Read Chapter

Submitted: April 30, 2011

Two months later After two months I couldn't even recognize the girl I had become. I use to dress in bright neon colors, but now the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 30, 2011

P.O.V. Rodger I had never made a girl cry. I wasn’t that kind of guy. I rarely lose my temper and yell, or cuss, when I ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 11, 2011

P.O.V. Stefan I ran out the door leaving my whole life behind me. I wasn't running away, only putting space between Katie and I. I wa... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 01, 2012

P.O.V. Rodger I paced back and forth in my room waiting impatiently for Callie to come back home. It was midnight already and none of... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 06, 2012

P.O.V. Rodger   I stared at her in utter shock. My heart pounding in my chest from the rush of rage that continued to fill m... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2012

P.O.V. Katie   I stood there stunned, the phone lying at my feet. I couldn’t believe Stefan, he was unpredictable at his b... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2012

P.O.V. Rodger   I stare out the window watching the rain pour down. It had been two days since Callie last talked to me. She... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 17, 2012

P.O.V. Callie   I glared at the floor wishing I was any where but here. They had been talking about me and I couldn’t resi... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 24, 2012

  P.O.V. Callie   I wrapped my arms around myself trying to block out the unbearable pain that was building up in m... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 24, 2012

The memories fled from my mind as I sat there in the corner of my room curled up sobbing into my knees. It hurt so much to think about ... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 08, 2012

P.O.V. Callie Before I could change my mind I dragged myself up off the floor and rushed out of the door being sneaky like a ninja as... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 26, 2012

P.O.V. Rodger Putting my head in my hands I began to cry. My heart ached with pain from the secrets she had allowed to live with... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 27, 2012

  P.O.V. Katie   I opened the door and was immediately pulled into Stefan’s embrace. His hands ran lightly over m... Read Chapter