He charms his way past her usual defenses, even though she normally never dates guys who aren't Christians. But when Frankie shows some scary behavior, Maddie feels in her gut that something else is wrong. Maddie finds herself entering a dangerous world and she must find the strength to persevere, for herself, for Frankie, and for her town. Trapped in unthinkably perilous situations, can Maddie summon the courage to fight back and find the answers she needs.
In small town Tennessee the neighbors are friendly, the days move slowly, and folks feel safe, but 1969 would be a year Maddie Randall will never forget as she throws the covers off of her quaint towns seedy underbelly. After surviving a frightening day on the water, Maddie finds herself deep in trouble with her dad for her reckless behavior, but that is nothing new to the seventeen-year old spitfire.This time, however, will have much direr consequences than losing her car privileges. When Maddie meets Frankie she feels an immediate spark.