Raphael Farmer is an author based in Western Australia. He writes Young Adult Fiction, focusing often on gay characters. He has been writing since his early teenage years and has dabbled in various creative things such as film making, photography, screen writing and prose writing. He enjoys reading a variety of books (and graphic novels) with a penchant for Stephen King's work. Raphael is working on his first novel and on short stories as well.
For 14 year old Jon, the best thing about his friend Patrick is his good-looking older brother, Spencer. It’s just a crush, after all – what harm could come from wanting to spend a little more time with Spencer? But when Jon’s crush grows from love into obsession, all the usual boundaries become blurred – and he becomes willing to risk everything to get what he wants.
Mason has no friends - though it's not for lack of trying. He resigns himself to being a loner for the rest of his high school days - until popular Asher Raines stumbles into his world. Mason has a long-time crush on Asher, but he knows that boys who like other boys don't often get to have a happy ending. But could Asher Raines be a risk worth taking?