Seventeen-year-old Winter Evans hasn't had the best luck in life. After a horrific experience during her senior year, her life has been turned completely upside down. Fragile and frightened, she feels she will never be able to trust anyone again.
After Winter graduates from high school, her parents send her from home in Boston to stay at her aunt and uncle's beach house in Alabama. There, she meets Carter Baizen, the heir to a billion-dollar fortune and a hotshot player who is used to getting what he wants. But he can't seem to get to Winter, something that drives him crazy. Carter decides he'll do whatever it takes to win her over-and quickly falls in love in the process. The spark between the two is electric and undeniable, but Winter's past is holding her back. When the force between them grows too strong to ignore, she is faced with a decision. Can she overcome her fears, learn to trust, and give in to her desires, or will it all come crashing down and break her even more?
In this young adult romance, a girl dealing with the trauma of a recent event and the hotshot boy who loves her spend a summer beneath the stars that will change their lives forever.