Hayley Donovan has been in love with Jace Hammond for years, but as they finally begin to grow close, they're pulled apart by the ghosts of their pasts. ***** Hayley Donovan has been in love with her best friend's brother, Jace, for years, but the feelings have never been reciprocated. That is, until Hayley decides to leave her small town and her family's tragic past behind to attend The University of Georgia-the very same university where Jace is attending. As the two reconnect for the first time in over a year, they can't ignore the growing feelings between them, however, things are never simple when it comes to love. The couple must work through both of their emotional pasts, as well as deal with a classmate, Levi, who is intent on making Hayley's experience at university one that'll have her fearing for her life. Content and/or Triggering Warning: this story contains swearing, mature themes, and sexual content.