Willa Jaffrey is beautiful, rich, dating the perfect guy and determined to have a fabulous senior year. Enter Keegan Fraser, a handsome new student who wants no part of the games everyone plays at Willa's school. Despite a rocky start, Keegan and Willa gradually become closer, even as Willa's carefully constructed universe begins to fall apart. But little does Willa know that Keegan's past holds the darkest of secrets—and it's about to catch up to him.
PRAISE FOR DON AKER
"Aker is a master at creating appealing characters and powerful relationships . . . and almost unbearable tension." —CANADIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK NEWS
"Aker's sure and swift style drives the story with vigour . . . before bringing it to a resounding climax." —QUILL & QUIRE
"Running on Empty . . . really shines at showing how a boy reckons with ideals, and what he has to do when they slip out of his grasp by his own actions." —NATIONAL POST