Truth and lies and hurt and shame can define you, but what will it take to control your life again?
High school sounds like a fun time with football games and dances and new friends, but it's in hidden areas in a building where true drama takes place. Spend the freshman year with Cindy and Jilly and Riley and Lucas and other students as they encounter high school while dealing with their personal issues. Experience what happens to teachers as they collaborate with their coworkers even when some colleagues become adversaries.
Karen L Rose is the author of Burning Desires and Purple Passages. She lives in Maryland with her husband.
Author's Note: This book contains sensitive content, including suicide and physical and sexual abuse.