"Wet Matches: A Novel" is an inspiring and uplifting story about five homeless "throwaway" teens who are given a second chance at a better life when they are rescued and taken on a cross-country journey to their new home in sunny California by a young couple on a high school reunion trip. 'Wet Match... es' is about friendships and asks, "How far would you go for a friend?" Despite their fifteen-year separation, Crystal was there for Jalan. What Crystal did for Jalan will inspire us all to examine our own relationships and friendships more closely...Could you still laugh knowing death was just around the corner? Shelly, Robbie, Josie, Micky, and Cole are five free-spirited teenagers who will inspire you to enjoy every moment of your life. Shelly is expecting a child. Robbie is a guitarist. Josie is a little perplexed. Micky is a car enthusiast. Cole is a little reserved. They were dubbed "useless" by some. They were told to leave the city. Some thought they were about as good as wet matches...but Jalan, Crystal, and Jack disagreed. If you've ever been ridiculed, bullied, mocked...or if someone has ever made you feel worthless or useless, Randolph Randy Camp's award-winning novel 'Wet Matches: A Novel' is the story for you. 'Wet Matches' takes a fresh contemporary look at America's ever-increasing youth runaway and teen homeless problems without being preachy but still entertaining. The Writers Network 14th Annual Screenplay and Fiction Competition's Quarter-Finals Winner is 'WET MATCHES.'