I’ve said this before, but I really enjoy Devney Perry’s books! The Runaway series has been a lot of fun so far. I loved Runaway Road and Wild Highway. We were really lucky, because the wait for the third book, Quarter Miles, wasn’t long. Today I want to tell you what I thought of this book. Keep on reading to find out more!
Katherine Gates has been in love with Cash Greer since the moment he saved her life from a runaway goat. According to Cash, she’s the little sister he never had, the greatest roommate in the world and his favorite coworker. They’re friends-best friends.
In the dark days of her youth, it was her friendships that kept her alive and made life in a junkyard worth living. So she’s learned to shove her feelings for Cash down deep, even if that means ignoring eyes that shine brighter than the Montana summer sun and the smile that illuminates the snowiest winter day.
Except with every passing year, the denial takes its toll on her wounded heart until one day Katherine decides to take an impulsive road trip to the Oregon coast. Alone. That is, until Cash cons his way into the passenger seat.
The farther they travel, the harder it is to pretend. And when she confesses her feelings, she learns that Cash has some secrets of his own. Secrets that will either bond them together.
Or rip them apart.
“This trip. This fucking trip.
It was going to ruin us.”
Wild Highway made me really excited to read Kat and Cash’s story! I love friends to lovers stories and I know I was going to be reading an emotional roller coaster. Devney Perry makes these books so much fun by letting them all connect to the characters’ childhood. This really makes these stories extra special.
After the previous book, I was in love with the Greer family and would’ve went to their resort if I could. Cash is a bit blind (like many book characters are) to his best friend’s emotions, but it comes in loud and clear. He’s a very caring guy and will do anything to protect the people he cares for (which we really find out in Quarter Miles). If it’s up to him everything stays peaceful and he goes with the flow. His story really interested me though. I loved him experiencing feelings he wasn’t aware of and trying to figure these out. His stubbornness was a lot of fun and made me laugh. He doesn’t give up and that really fit this story so well.
“Stay with me. Lean on me. I swear, I won’t let you fall.”
Katherine didn’t have an easy past and we learn bits and pieces as the story goes on. I really like Kat. She’s a hard worker and really cares for the Greer’s. She’s insecure though and still doesn’t completely feel like family (even though deep down she knows she is). If I’m honest, Kat really annoyed me during this story. After everything she went through I completely understand her behavior, but more communication would’ve made this story so much easier. I did love seeing her slowly let down her walls to let Cash in slowly.
The romance is so much fun and it’s so interesting seeing them on this trip. Best friends trying to explore the change in relationship was interesting. I also loved seeing them learn new things about each other (even after living together). Even though I was annoyed during this story, it fit the plot. The ending made up for all the irritation and left a huge smile on my face. I’ll be anxiously awaiting the next book in the story. If you’re looking for books that definitely make you feel things, pick up the Runaway series!
Once again, Devney Perry made me love her characters and their story. I can’t wait Aria’s story in Forsaken Trail. If you’ve read any of this series, I’d love to hear what you think!