Lili Gerone is tortured by loneliness in her small, Southern hometown-ridiculed for being different and raped by her brother. Xander Anthon is a tortured soul; heartbroken and abandoned, with music and drugs as his only escape from the world. They live halfway across the country from each other until Lili's family moves to Ohio where their relationship blossoms. Can they help save each other, and live with the consequences? Full of love, hate, secrets, betrayal, and deceit, this is the unforgettable story of first love, and first heart break.