When her older sister goes missing, Celia's simple life implodes. Caught between a mother who's fleeing from her past mistakes and a little sister she feels protective of, Celia finds herself in a new place, a small town called Stonelake. Hurting and confused, with her college dreams and plans upended, she struggles to move on. Until Trevor crosses her path. His bitter callousness provokes her, testing her limits in ways they've never been before. Intuition warns her to stay away, but the more she digs into his brooding, mysterious persona, the deeper he reels her in when she uncovers the soft spots beneath his steel shell. Instead of repelling her, his darkness speaks to her, unknowingly luring her into a sordid, tangled web of lies. When something unexpected happens, Celia discovers that Trevor has been keeping massive secrets with unimaginable ramifications. Rocked to the core, Celia begins to question the intentions he's had all along.