On Sale: March 7, 2017
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Romance | Women's Fiction Contemporary
From the author of Before I Go comes an
unconventional love story perfect for fans of the emotional
novels of Jodi Picoult and Jojo Moyes.
One time a boy kissed me and I almost died...
And so begins the story of Jubilee Jenkins, a young woman
with a rare and debilitating medical condition: she's
allergic to other humans. After a humiliating near-death
experience in high school, Jubilee has become a recluse,
living the past nine years in the confines of the small town
New Jersey house her unaffectionate mother left to her when
she ran off with a Long Island businessman. But now, her
mother is dead, and without her financial support, Jubilee
is forced to leave home and face the world--and the people
in it--that she's been hiding from.
One of those people is Eric Keegan, a man who just moved
into town for work. With a daughter from his failed marriage
who is no longer speaking to him, and a brilliant, if
psychologically troubled, adopted son, Eric's struggling to
figure out how his life got so off-course, and how to be the
dad--and man--he wants so desperately to be. Then, one day,
he meets a mysterious woman named Jubilee, with a unique
Close Enough to Touch is an evocative, poignant, and
heartrending exploration of the power and possibilities of
the human heart.
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