Eden's mother considers her the ruin of a perfect family. When the only father she's ever known leaves Eden and her family behind at the age of three, Eden becomes the brunt of abuse and neglect. On her first day of school, Eden meets Noah, a little boy in her class that greets her and fast becomes her best friend. Abuse and neglect have led Eden to become mute and terrified of the world around her. It seems Noah is the only one that understands her without saying a word. After many years of friendship, Eden shows up at Noah's house: broken, bruised, and afraid. •Best Ranking: #4 in Chicklit Start Date: December 2015 Completed: January 2017 Last Edited: June 14, 2018 Stealing my story will not be tolerated!