When Lightning Strikes

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic

(Complete) ~ When Gracie Elwood comes back from teaching in France, she’s ecstatic to find out that her sister’s a bride-to-be. What she doesn’t know is that her brotherly feelings towards her sister’s fiancé, Jason, will grow into something more.
Gracie’s got to watch out. The beams of sunshine in her life will slowly start to dim, the storm is hovering nearer and lightning will strike sooner than she thinks …

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When Lightning Strikes

When Gracie Elwood comes back from teaching in France, she’s ecstatic to find out that her sister’s a bride-to-be. What she doesn’t know is that her brotherly feelings towards her sister’s fiancé, Jason, will grow into something more.
Gracie’s got to watch out. The beams of sunshine in her life will slowly start to dim, the storm is hovering nearer and lightning will strike sooner than she thinks …
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A/N: I'm SO SORRY for not updating earlier! I was supposed to on Saturday (two days ago), but for the whole weekend, I ended up going out... Read Chapter

The next week flew by quickly, especially with how much fun I was having in college and how busy I was with reviewing notes in the backya... Read Chapter

A/N: Although I loved Gracie's hair colour more in the original picture of WLS character pics, I have now changed it :) So go and look if... Read Chapter

A/N: I am SO SO SO SO sorry for the terribly late update! I was going to update around Halloween, but then one day, I couldn't get into B... Read Chapter

After the not-so-subtle interruption in the kitchen from dad, Vince and I decided to head out to the local diner. It was me who suggested... Read Chapter

“So tell me again why you’re ditching a trip to rock climbing for your sister?” I rubbed my forehead and sighed. This was harde... Read Chapter

Upon hearing the doorbell ringing, I pushed myself off the thin blankets on my bed and quickly descended down the staircase. I was glad t... Read Chapter

A/N: I'm very sorry for the late update. I've just been a bit busy during the past two weeks! It HAS been the summer holidays here :D Heh... Read Chapter

The weeks had flown by fast. How did I know? It was already Aubrey and Jason’s engagement party! I remember that it had only been a few... Read Chapter

A/N: I hope you'll still enjoy some parts of the chapter, as it isn't as productive as I would have liked. Love, Vanessa xoxo Eve... Read Chapter

A/N: I know there hasn't been any mention of the golden boy, but hold on, Jason Levine is coming into the picture in the next chapter! Ho... Read Chapter

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Numb. That was what my mind and body felt like. To come to such a heartbreaking and shocking conclusion made me weak. I wasn’t really a... Read Chapter

The whole three hours at Rodger’s was a nightmare for me. Everybody except me and Aubrey were gulping down Corona’s or taking shots. ... Read Chapter

Dinner at the Levine’s was lovely. Everyone crowded around the table and discussed about random things. I liked the feeling of being in... Read Chapter

I left the Levine’s after I had helped Camille wash the dishes and Delilah with reciting the alphabet. She was steadily getting better ... Read Chapter

The two most important girls in my life avoided me for pretty much the entire week. Aubrey claimed that she didn’t know what I was talk... Read Chapter

Lazily, I trudged upstairs with my huge bag of presents and dumped it by the side of my bed. I would sort through them tomorrow morning b... Read Chapter

After seeing the dark circles under my eyes in the vanity, I scolded myself for staying up too late. Last night was a nightmare. My eyes ... Read Chapter

Days passed by. Whenever I came downstairs for breakfast, mom would tell me that Aubrey had eaten early. If I needed a ride to Mercer, sh... Read Chapter

Everything shattered. I guess I had been truly hoping for the opposite. Dreams of me and Jason going on dates and spending our whole live... Read Chapter

A/N: Hey guys! So I've just finished all my assignments so now I have more time to update WLS! Hehe. Although this chapter might be a lit... Read Chapter

My heart leapt in my throat. No … that couldn’t be right! “She didn’t make it.” Everything happened at once. Mom cried ... Read Chapter

To say I was nervous was an understatement. Today was the day we would say goodbye to Aubrey. All night, I had been crying. I was exh... Read Chapter

A/N: Hey guys! So this chapter is a little shorter than my usual ones, but I still hope you'll somewhat enjoy! I know most of you are sad... Read Chapter

A/N: I just realised that WLS only has a few chapters to go (that's like less than 5 or even 4!) :O I can't believe I'm already here, so ... Read Chapter

A/N: Soo, after this chapter, I'm hoping to do a double update which has the last chapter and the epilogue! And I'll also have a bonus fo... Read Chapter

“WOOH, GRACIE!” My cheeks flushed as the whistles from and cheers from my family filled the cramped hall. Inviting my cousins to ... Read Chapter

A/N: So this is the end! I can't believe I've finally finished WLS :O The journey has come to an end and I've loved writing about Jason a... Read Chapter