*SEQUEL TO KISSING SCARS* Casey Ryan has finally found his happily ever after. The promise of forever with the man he adores lies on his ring finger, and the scars of his past, set deep into his wrists, have slowly begun to fade with each kiss that Alexander Divine presses to them. Although he desperately misses the love of his mother and father, he knows he is surrounded by caring friends and family who would never let him down, no matter what. However, with every seemingly happy ending, another harsh reality is thrown into play, and Casey's small group of friends are now tangled in the cruel underworld gang of teen delinquents with ties to a true monster and murderer whose evil deeds tie them all together. Along with the unexpected mystery surrounding this unknown man, Casey's friends are being torn apart by their pasts. Seth has started to slip back into his tortured mind. Cal is fighting against the neglect and lies his father raised him on. Sam's world is being riveted by old scars and new wounds. Lex is in a one sided battle with himself as he tries to make sense of his brother's suicide. Even Kieran, Casey's older brother and detective at the local police department, is being torn at the seams with the discovery of his baby brother's sorrows, and the realization of his old friend's pain. Worlds collided, scars were revealed, and bleeding wounds were mended by desperate affection and love, but with everything these friends have gone through together, bonding them by blood and tears, will those dark scars truly heal?