Both now seventeen, a twist of fate causes their worlds to collide,making them question everything they ever believed. Entangled in aweb of secrets and lies, they learn that while different on the surface,they have more in common than anyone would think.Haven Antonelli and Carmine DeMarco had vastly differentchildhoods. Haven, a second-generation slave, grew up isolatedin the middle of the desert, her days full of hard work andterrifying abuse. Carmine, born into a wealthy Mafia family,lived a life of privilege, never having to answer for anything he did.In a world full of chaos, where money and power rule, Haven andCarmine yearn to break free, but a string of events that startedbefore either were born threatens to destroy them instead. Murderand betrayal are a way of life, and nothing comes without a price--especially not freedom. How much will they have to sacrifice? Canthey escape their pasts? And, most of all, what does it mean to be free?Not everything is as it seems, and no one can possibly come outunscathed, but maybe, just maybe, it’ll be worth it in the end.