Crissy feelan is an eighteen year old girl with memories and experiences to last a lifetime. Kept under the same roof as a monster for sixteen years of her life when she was kidnapped at two. She doesn't even know that monster isn't her father. She gets one school week to escape from everything. To enjoy life with her friends. Five days with the heartthrob teacher Mr Johnston. He worms his way into her life, far deeper than anyone has been before. Will she be able to keep her emotions and her 'fathers' abuse a secret from him or will it all come out. Does he feel the sparks and the tingles when they touch? Will he be her saviour? The man to take away her pain and calm her rapid storm? And will she be able to handle his past. What will happen when the retreat ends and it's back to normal school and their own separate lives? Will they keep their connection or will it all crumble and burn out?