Beautiful, former Miss Teen USA, Carli Hatfield, is sent to Otterbein, Indiana, her senior year to live with her Aunt when her parents volunteer to serve in Afghanistan. Her plans to live in Indiana for one year and then return to California for college are demolished when she meets Jesse Calhoun, all-state football and baseball athlete. When bad things start happening to Carli, Jesse stands by her side and becomes the friend she needs to get her through. When Jesse's jealous best friend, Tom, starts a bet about Jesse and Carli's relationship, Carli questions everything about him and his feelings for her. As Carli struggles to trust the man who caused her the greatest pain and the greatest joy, the web of betrayal and hatred grow to rip them apart.