After meeting each other at the boarding school where Hazel Angenetti lives, she becomes the reluctant best friend with new student Eric Wright. Hazel's inability to identify when others are telling the truth makes for a strong bond between them. While Hazel's affection for Eric grows and matures she is soon put in life-threatening danger that leads Eric to believe he is a risk to her. Hazel is left behind while Eric goes out into the world to follow his music career. After two years they are reunited and the sparks fly hotter than ever. Determined to take what she wants, Hazel makes a stand, one that Eric cannot ignore. The shadow that follows them, however, has not given up. Together they must meet the threat that follows them head on to find a love that is indestructible.