A vicious break up with her high school’s quarterback leaves sixteen year-old Alexis Brewer isolated and with no real friends. Even her widowed father, who channeled his grief into a prodigious military career, doesn’t notice the bruises on her arms. Or the terror that stalks her. In order to move forward, she makes the only choice she can—hide her abuse from everyone.

Lex knows her plan is far from foolproof, but she must break free from the violence holding her hostage to find some kind of peace.

The problem is, she may not remain alive long enough to do it.