Elizabeth Tanner has always been alone, her father is distant and cold and her mother has never been a part of her life. Her mother left them when Elizabeth was a baby, no more than a year old. Without an explanation. Elizabeth's view on mates has been severly affected by it. But will the truth help her see, that everything isn't what it seems to be? And will one boy capture and melt the ice from her heart once and for all? Or will she push him away and end up like her mother?