Lucy Withers is a nineteen year-old, graduating from high school in the spring. She is intelligent and beautiful... and an anti-social outcast. She doesn't want to get attached to anyone, she doesn't want to love anyone. She has a fear of getting them taken away. Despite being the shy girl she is, Lucy is a loaded cannon, ready to explode at anyone at any given moment.
When Lucy was thirteen years old, her parents died in a tragic accident and Lucy completely shut down.
Six years later, she is living with her superficial grandmother, her light-hearted grandfather, and her little brother.
One day at work, Lucy meets Bennett Jordan, he looks like the definition of bad news, but Lucy challenges herself and gets to know him.
Lucy and Bennett fight the signs that they need to break-up with lies, sex, alcohol, and self-delusion.
Little does she know, Bennett has been suicidal since he was a teenager. He is drowning in a world of alcoholism and temptation and only Lucy can save him.
This riveting tale of two mentally disordered lovers, sheds light on unhealthy relationships, mental disorders, and accepting family for who they are and what they've done for you.