Eager to take their relationship to the next level, Wilson returns to Aspen with Max to celebrate her eighteenth birthday. When an uncontrollable situation leads to a split-second decision, both will be tested like never before. Butterflies will soar, hearts will clash, and Wilson’s relationship with Max will spin into a silken cocoon with choices that seem too impossible to overcome.
Wilson Mooney, is one girl who knows what it’s like to grow up way too fast. Now, a month away from turning eighteen and orphaned by the death of her grandparents; she knows exactly what she wants. When he happens to show up at a party in Aspen, she gets tangled in the powerful emotions of first love, sexual inexperience, and society's principles; all while keeping their weekend a secret.
Max has been touched by death, betrayal, and unwanted expectations. Wilson has been thrust into adulthood never expecting her childhood demons to come knocking. Both are struggling to balance the delicate nature of their relationship and the sting of betrayal. Will Wilson find the strength to go beyond eighteen to the life she desires with Max? Will they ever get to have their happily ever after?
Lauren Matthews believes she will be dead in seven days. She's done witnessing others around her meeting that exact fate. With the device Marshall Grayson installed in her head as the only golden thread linking them, Lauren is left with no choice but to believe it is her destiny to die. Unable to see her professional world in Washington DC is about to be ruled by her personal life in San Francisco, Lauren's two realities collide when Grayson Industries' influential financier, Alejandro Fernandez, infuses himself into her life. Enchanted by Alejandro's old world charm and modern sensitivity, Lauren becomes tangled in a web of sex, love, deceit, and murder. She struggles to find a balance between self-preservation and ethical responsibility. With the full scope of the prototype slowly possessing her every thought, she truly understands... her life is not her own. Will Alejandro's love be enough to reawaken her soul and change her destiny?