Samantha is a stranger in her own life. Until the night she disappeared with her best friend, Cassie, everyone said Sam had it all-popularity, wealth, and a dream boyfriend.
Sam has resurfaced, but she has no recollection of who she was or what happened to her that night. As she tries to piece together her life from before, she realizes it’s one she no longer wants any part of. The old Sam took “mean girl” to a whole new level, and it’s clear she and Cassie were more like best enemies. Sam is pretty sure that losing her memories is like winning the lottery. She’s getting a second chance at being a better daughter, sister, and friend, and she’s falling hard for Carson Ortiz, a boy who has always looked out for her-even if the old Sam treated him like trash.
But Cassie is still missing, and the facts about what happened to her that night isn’t just buried deep inside of Sam’s memory-someone else knows, someone who wants to make sure Sam stays quiet. All Sam wants is the truth, and if she can unlock her clouded memories of that fateful night, she can finally move on. But what if not remembering is the only thing keeping Sam alive?
Her smile was like mine, and she was the girl in the photo the deputy had shown me in
the hospital. A hot feeling sparked in my stomach. Jealousy? Was I jealous of her? That couldn’t
be right. She was my friend. My best friend, if what they’d been telling me was true.
I wanted to know more about her.
Carefully, I peeled one picture of us together off the board and held it close to my face.
Her smile made me shiver, and my gaze flicked up from the photo. Color bleached from the
room, replaced by dull shades of gray. Goose bumps spread across my flesh. Cold. So cold here,
and dark, with only the rushing sound…in and out, in and out…
I closed my eyes and shook my head to clear it of the dank, earthy feel that had suddenly
come out of nowhere. I forced my eyes open, and the room was back in vivid color. My gaze
settled on the pictures tacked to the board again. The images all blurred, and there was a flash, a
quick glimpse. A tall, blond girl with a wide smile and a floppy red hat stretched out her arms to
The image of the girl faded as if it had never been there. Confused, I peered at the photos,
hoping to find the girl in one of them. She looked as if she was only ten or so in my head, but
there was no child who looked like her on the board or an older version of her. My shoulders
slumped as I stepped back. I was disappointed. Something about that smiling girl was warm and
real, unlike all the rest. I would’ve been happy to see that she was on my wall of friends.
“Look who’s back.”
Startled, I jumped at the sound of the deep voice and dropped the picture on the floor.
Shaky and disoriented, I turned around.
A boy stood in the doorway, tall and slender. Pale green eyes peeked through messy
auburn hair. There was a mischievous, quirky look on his face. I was going to make a
guesstimate here and say he was my brother. We shared some of the same features. This was
Scott. We were fraternal twins. At least, that was what Mom had explained on the way home.
He tipped his head back, eyeing me curiously. “Are you going to cut the bull and fess up
About The Author
# 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki.
Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV.
She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.
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