A Watty Award winner. Hazel is determined to leave the orphanage, but why would anyone want to adopt a seventeen year old? Her only hope is to go through with the plan that only she can do. But what if that plan included betraying the most influential people in their country? Hazel has to choose between what she knows is right and her selfish wants. When Astra puts the plan into full swing, who will Hazel choose? On the sunny beach of Wake Summer Island, Hazel stands in between the De Zilva family and the paradise she has always wanted. Hazel has to figure out what she wants more, freedom or the caring family that she has grown to love. Who will she choose? Read on to find out!