The Truth About When It Rains

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
[Completed] Elliot isn’t the first big change that has happened to Casey in the last couple of years. But her new foster brother—or possibly boyfriend—is making her see things in a different way she never expected, from kissing to falling in love. At least, not from a guy who has a history of his own.

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The fake rescue

Submitted: April 10, 2010

Elliot isn’t the first big change that has happened to Casey in the last couple of years. But her new foster brother is making her see things in a different way she never expected. At least, not from a guy who has a history of his own. Read Chapter

The surprise

Submitted: April 10, 2010

“I’m home,” Casey shouted when she walked through the door, wiping her shoes—although admittedly, they were so wet it was pointle... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 11, 2010

After agreeing to “check on Casey’s father,” as Casey’s mother had put it, Elliot followed Casey obediently to a door he original... Read Chapter

The next-room neighbor

Submitted: April 12, 2010

It was the second day of Elliot living in the next room over from Casey, and this was the second time it had happened. Lazily, witho... Read Chapter

The coffee break

Submitted: April 12, 2010

Elliot found her in the hallways right after the lunch bell had rung on Monday at school. He saw her even from a distance—she was walki... Read Chapter

The passenger seat

Submitted: April 12, 2010

Casey held onto the edge of Iris’s satin shirt as her friend weaved her way through the crowded dance floor. Indeed, Iris was weaving... Read Chapter

The phone call

Submitted: April 13, 2010

“Sofie, have you been taking your meds?” he asked, point blank. It was making his stomach hurt, but he had to. There was no point in ... Read Chapter

The first one

Submitted: April 14, 2010

The next morning, Sunday, when Casey woke up to Iris’s groaning from the mattress on the floor, she lay perfectly still in her bed with... Read Chapter

The other surprise

Submitted: April 14, 2010

A skinny boy with beautiful eyes from sophomore year had been Casey’s first kiss, and her second had been Java. Java, she had kissed of... Read Chapter

The breakfast house

Submitted: April 14, 2010

Java rested his chin on his hands and leaned forward across the table, attempting to initiate a loving stare into Casey’s eyes. A secon... Read Chapter

The fast-forward

Submitted: April 14, 2010

Elliot glanced right, then left, and then turned back to Casey and snatched her hand. She giggled and tried to fight him off. “Ell... Read Chapter

The silver key

Submitted: April 21, 2010

Iris skillfully maneuvered the car between several skaters blocking the lot exit and turned to smile at Casey as the skaters gave them th... Read Chapter

The chase

Submitted: April 22, 2010

“I’m not too worried,” Elliot said and shut the door behind himself and Sofie. Casey’s mother was working until at least seven, a... Read Chapter

The hand-off

Submitted: April 25, 2010

Elliot laid Sofie on the couch and pulled a blanket over her. He found the house phone and dredged up a number he had long been trying to... Read Chapter

The understanding

Submitted: April 25, 2010

Casey sat, shivering a little, at her kitchen table. There were sounds of clanking pots and cabinets opening and closing as Elliot made h... Read Chapter

The wake-me-up

Submitted: April 26, 2010

Iris barged her way into Casey’s house on Friday night, armed with an arsenal of cookies and girl magazines. She had made her excuses t... Read Chapter

The walk home

Submitted: April 27, 2010

“Casey Reed?” the stranger said, taking another step toward Casey. His big figure was outlined by the moonlight, and Casey easily gue... Read Chapter

The date night

Submitted: April 28, 2010

Casey stood before the mirror, switching sides every few seconds so that she could examine herself from every possible angle. She was wea... Read Chapter

The eye of the storm

Submitted: May 01, 2010

Casey pulled into her driveway and put the car in park, then reached over and scooped up Elliot’s hand. “Tonight was nice,” sh... Read Chapter

The shower

Submitted: May 03, 2010

When the three of them got home from the hospital, Casey went upstairs right away and shut the bathroom door. Seconds later, the shower s... Read Chapter

The pretty woman

Submitted: May 04, 2010

When Casey woke up, it was well past noon. She found the Dutch baby Elliot had left for her in the oven and then wandered upstairs. She f... Read Chapter

The prom

Submitted: May 05, 2010

Elliot stood before Casey’s door, feeling a little silly in his tux. His hand was paused over her door but shied away at the last minut... Read Chapter

The lake front

Submitted: May 06, 2010

Casey, whose face was hot from the heat of the fire, turned to cool herself off against the soft cotton of Elliot’s T-shirt. His arm, w... Read Chapter

The first goodbye

Submitted: May 08, 2010

The airport had always sucked for Casey Reed. First, she didn’t understand the motive behind terrorism at all. She simply could no... Read Chapter

The last goodbye

Submitted: May 09, 2010

Shit, Casey thought, standing before the schedule board. Even from above the crowded heads in front of her, she could read the status bes... Read Chapter

The truth about when it rains

Submitted: May 09, 2010

It would be unimportant and tedious to name the various numbers of successes and tragedies that happened to Casey on rainy days since the... Read Chapter