Ava Hart, a beautiful, intelligent student, is living a carefree existence at home with her best friend, her mum. The biggest drama she has had to deal with to date is breaking up with her first real boyfriend and the embarrassing thought of coming face to face with her replacement. But things take an unexpected turn for the worse. One fateful night, tragedy strikes, and she finds herself forced to leave her home to embark on an emotional journey. Torn from everyone and everything she loves, to live with a great aunt she never knew existed, she struggles to keep it together. Slowly, but surely, she finds the strength, with help from new friends, to re-build her life. But before she has time to fully recover, her heart and her future fall into the hands of a stranger, albeit one who has already had a hand in shaping her past.