Amber Rhodes is a girl plagued by the bad times in her life, and with tragedy striking constantly for her, she feels numb and seeks comfort in an unlikely source. Spencer Hensley is a man with quite a past, he left it behind to start his new teaching job, but life happened. Amber happened. Although she brings trouble and is severely damaged from her own terrible past, Spencer is desperate to help her and start a life with his young, illegal love. WARNING- THIS IS NOT A TYPICAL STUDENT-TEACHER STORY, THERE ARE SOME SERIOUS ISSUES AND SCENES IN THE NOVEL, SO PROCEED IF YOU WANT MYSTERY AND DRAMA MIXED WITH ROMANCE. IT IS 76% CLICHÉ FREE.