Delicate and resilient Like you Brina and Eagan meet for the first time when she s nine and he s fourteen They like each other from the very beginning, though their bond isn t immediate, but it grows over the years What links them is the fact that their parents are photographers and are extremely devoted to their work and to each other so much so that both Brina and Eagan have to learn how to take care of themselves from a very young age Despite their differences, age, gender, nationality Brina is Italian and Eagan is American they find comfort in their growing friendship Then Brina becomes a teenager, and her feelings for her friend start changing and deepening New desires stir within her As soon as Brina realizes how those feelings complicate her friendship with Eagan, she runs away from him A few years later, Brina is twenty and Eagan is twenty five, they find one another once again Recommended for ages, due to sexual content and languagePublisher s note This is a fully re edited, and enriched with new and special contents version of the IBD Award Winner novel, A Veil of Glass and Rain, by Petra F Bagnardi aka Petra March Brina and Eagan meet for the first time when they are quite young Brina is 9 and Eagan is 14 They like each other from the very beginning, their bond growing stronger and stronger over the years Their parents are both photographers and they are totally devoted to their work so much that both Brina and Eagan learn how to take care of themselves and one another from a young age.Their friendship forms really quickly despite their differences They are comfortable in their ever growing friendship Brina and Eagan meet for the first time when they are quite young Brina is 9 and Eagan is 14 They like each other from the very beginning, their bond growing stronger and stronger over the years Their parents are both photographers and they are totally devoted to their work so much that both Brina and Eagan learn how to take care of themselves and one another from a young age.Their friendship forms really quickly despite their differences They are comfortable in their ever growing friendship Even though they are miles apart they can call one another and if the other one needs them, they will get to the other person quickly as possible.Brina becomes a teenager, her feelings for Eagan start to change and also deepen Brina begins to realize her feelings for Eagan are changing into lust for him, but also Brina realizes how those feelings could complicate her friendship with Eagan, she runs away from him and she refuses to call, write or email Eagan.Years later, Brina is twenty and Eagan is twenty five, they find one another once again in Rome where they both live This time he won t let her run away What happens when Brina has to confront her feelings for Eagan Can they have a chance at happiness At first I had a hard time getting into this book but things started to happen that kept me going and wanting to finish this book This book was written well even though it did seem to jump around a bit The plot of the story is true about young love and how it can be painful Petra puts a lot of what the characters are feeling into the story This was a nice change of pace for me to read I m not used to reading a book like this I liked this book a lot I would recommend this book to all my friends and family This book is amazing I loved reading it It is such a sweet and touching story about two people who are deeply in love It captures their feelings and emotions perfectly A beautifully written romance between two best friends They crossed the bridge from friendship to falling in love and the author has portrayed their journey.Book is written in first person view We get to see things from both Brina s and Eagan s perspectives.Brina and Eagan first meet as kids Their parents are photographers This book is amazing I loved reading it It is such a sweet and touching story about two people who are deeply in love It captures their feelings and emotions perfectly A beautifully written romance between two best friends They crossed the bridge from friendship to falling in love and the author has portrayed their journey.Book is written in first person view We get to see things from both Brina s and Eagan s perspectives.Brina and Eagan first meet as kids Their parents are photographers and friends They travel a lot while the kids stay behind In a way they both had lonely lives So it was easy for them to form a connection Two of them became close friends They are always their for each other But as Brina grows up things start to change At first they are unable to accept it and drift apart After staying away from each other for some years they once again get united when Eagan starts a job in Italy He is in love with Brina but is waiting for the right time to make his move She, on the other hand, has changes a lot since they parted ways But she is still in love with him so the real challenge is whether they will complete each other or simply make lifedifficult together They must overcome their fears to be together and have a happy life.The story revolves around their lives, emotions and actions that drew them closer I loved the way its written and also all the characters around them It is a must read for romance lovers The was simply beautiful This book was such a fantastic love story I loved how it branched over years I am so touched by this story It was breath taking, full of love, and lust and the undeniable chemistry between Brina and Eagan is so amazing There are not enough great things to say about this book I don t know if the was the childhood family friends that always shared this bond, become the most amazing lovers Or if it is the combination of the way they take care of each other I don t The was simply beautiful This book was such a fantastic love story I loved how it branched over years I am so touched by this story It was breath taking, full of love, and lust and the undeniable chemistry between Brina and Eagan is so amazing There are not enough great things to say about this book I don t know if the was the childhood family friends that always shared this bond, become the most amazing lovers Or if it is the combination of the way they take care of each other I don t know But this book is definitely special Almost even magical.I completely 100 perfect enjoyed this book Absolutely adore the ending Such a beautiful, touching love story