99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne
Darcy Barrett has undertaken a global survey of men. She’s travelled the world, and can categorically say that no one measures up to Tom Valeska, whose only flaw is that Darcy’s twin brother Jamie saw him first and claimed him forever as his best friend. Despite Darcy’s best efforts, Tom’s off limits and loyal to her brother, 99%. That’s the problem with finding her dream man at age eight and peaking in her photography career at age twenty—ever since, she’s had to learn to settle for good enough.
When Darcy and Jamie inherit a tumble-down cottage from their grandmother, they’re left with strict instructions to bring it back to its former glory and sell the property… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Racist comments
- Alcohol abuse & alcoholism
- Death of a grandparent recounted
- Unwanted touching*
- Serious chronic heart condition (protagonist)
- Hospital visits mentioned
*Note: A man grabs the female main character’s wrist in a threatening manner.