Having lost her devoted parents Alexa is trying to put her life back together with the love of her best friends twins, Jessa and Becca and Devin. It is now graduation day and Alexa is thrown when someone from her past shows up. Ethan Gage is back and wants Alexa back in his life. Alexa loves Devin but she can’t ignore her feelings for Ethan.
After Ethan’s finally tells Alexa about his past family history and Alexa can not believe the hell he has had to endure at the hands of his crazy, neurotic step-mother.
Sebastian, Alexa’s father’s friend has been keeping an eye on Alexa. When trouble comes to town Sebastian along with his friend Jeremy, tries to keep her by his side and safe. Just when you think the trouble is under control Alexa is once again put in danger. A danger that not only threatens her life but also that of all she holds dear.
Alexa once again finds herself trying to put her life back together after the biggest tragedy of her life. But from tragedy comes one of the greatest joys of life and her new family are there with her every step of the way. It has been a slow long hard slog but just as she has finally comes to terms with her new life she is yet again faced with one from her past.
Who will Alexa choose? Will Alexa find room in her heart to let someone else in or will she walk away forever? Will Alexa finally be free of all the hardships and heartaches she has endured for one so young? Will Sebastian be able to keep Alexa and her family safe from the past?
OMG this story is heartbreaking and yet beautiful and you will definitely need tissues to see you through to the end. You can’t help but fall in love with all the characters and feel as though you know each and every one of them. T.R is definitely a great writer.
Reviewed by @jennadb