"His eyes, they pierced right through my body, like ten thousand daggers breaking through fresh skin and right through the heart. I was awestruck. Something told me I’d never get those eyes out of my head. They would stick with me forever. My dreams would be haunted by them. It was unnatural. After awhile I realized I was gawking. I shook my head from all the thoughts and realized he was holding his hand out to help me up. I declined, not knowing what might happen if I touched him and awkwardly got up by my self. He dropped down helping me pick up everything. He seemed slightly frustrated. I couldn’t quite tell. But he was the one who knocked me over! I should be frustrated, instead I’m intrigued. "
As if it isn't hard enough for seventeen year old Eugene to move to a different state across the country, she also has to deal with a boy's dark, dangerous secrets. As she gets closer to him, she starts to unravel his dangerous, precarious mysteries. She needs to find a way to protect him and herself.