With Dawna's court date against the sex traffickers approaching, her younger sister, Emily, has a chip on her shoulder as high as Mt. Rose. When Dawna moved to Re, she left Emily all alone to face the gossip of their small hometown. Suddenly Emily is thrust into a bigger problem when she finds Loyalton's most popular cheerleader on the floor of the school bathroom semi-conscious. There are forces driving her and some new friends to take crazy risks. What is it? Where does it come from? Is there any hope of true friendship between seniors and freshman? And what about the boy in the barn?
Jacci Turner lives in Reno, Nevada, with her husband David and a sweet, big yellow dog. Oh, and one disgruntled cat. Jacci loves to read and write and spend time with people half her age, feeling generally hopeful about the world. She enjoys chocolate in all its manifestations.