For as long as Boyd can remember, he’s been pushing pins into a map. Carson City, Las Vegas, Albuquerque—all places he wants to see, for a dozen different reasons that wouldn’t mean a thing to anyone else. When he finally gets a chance to purchase the ’69 Road Runner of his dreams, at a price that even he can manage, Boyd jumps at the opportunity.
Oliver seems like just another kid with a broken dream when their paths cross in Vegas. Against Boyd’s better judgment, he offers to let Oliver hitch along for the ride when Oliver confides the need to get out and get gone.
But it’s not long before Boyd realizes Oliver’s reasons for running are more complicated—and more dangerous—than Oliver let on. But Boyd doesn’t like people who play hardball, and he definitely doesn’t like people messing with a man who’s managed to light a fuse that Boyd forgot he had. I forget how much I love Henley books until I start reading one and I think, gosh, why have I waited so long in between books!
And this one was no different. Have to confess, wasn’t sure how or where we were going in the beginning but that soon changed after Vegas. And asking about sharp objects and pointy butts.
Boyd finding his dream car and doing his cross country trip, Oliver getting into a tight spot and finding a angel just in the nick of time.
I loved that stopping at these places didn’t have any real historic value. just at one time in Boyd’s life something happened and he said I’m going to visit, so he does. That’s it.
I liked that we had this like to learn about Oliver, but I wish we had learned more about Boyd. I like in the end with out saying the L word he was willing to give it all up.