Winner of the 2013 IndieReader Discovery Award for Literature. (1st edition)

New house, new town, new school. It's Allison's freshman year and everything has changed - everything except her.


But her solitary world is about to turn upside down.


A strong first book, both for Shepherd and for the series. The friendships the characters build are realistic and lifelike, strong, and durable, just like bronze.

— Beth VanHouten ForeWord Reviews

The author is adept at setting a scene, both external and internal, bringing Allison’s mind and world to vivid life...

— Catherine Langrehr IndieReader