Living with the past can be difficult, even at fifteen . . . Jenna doesn't want to betray her friends and won't reveal the truth behind her exclusion from school, so she is sent away to live with her aunt in a sleepy countryside village. It's there she meets Gabriel, who seems so genuine and different from other people she knows. But she is wary of him at first- lately boys have been nothing but trouble for Jenna and Gabe can be moody and withdrawn. Despite her caution, Jenna can't help falling in love with Gabriel, and the longer she spends with him, the more deeply in love she falls, Could he be her soul mate? He seems to be the only one who understands Jenna and doesn't leap to conclusions. But then she discovers that Gabriel is living with a deep secret of his own . . .