Emily, Kaya, Brooke and Layla used to be best friends, but the death of Emer Newman, New Monts "Golden girl." tears them all apart.
Emily Strauss, a once confident and reckless artist is haunted by the face of her former best friend. She struggles to come to terms with her life as it is now and is afraid of the change she is now faced with.
Kaya Clark, a photography fanatic begins to doubt her friendship with either of her former friends and battles to accept what Emer's intentions truly were.
Former "Fatty" Brooke is on the road to self destruciton, partying too hard and drinking her life into oblivion. Brooke's parents are going through a monster of a divorce and the one friend she longs to talk to is currently taking up residence in New Monts cemetery.
Layla feels alone, she's lost her former best friends, her foster parents are dumping her and her ex boyfriend only talks to her to get information about Emer.Layla's new reputation as the town "Bad girl" isn't helping her attempts to stay under the rader and slowly her life is spinning out of control.
The one year memorial held for Emer Newman was supposed to be perfect, but when a video surfaces of the events leading up to Emer's death and key figures within the community desperately trying to cover everything up, the former best friends must put aside their differences in order to find out what truly happened and if Emer's death was really an accident after all....