A funny, moving love story about facing fears hand in hand - one snake/spider/potentially unstable fourth-floor balcony at a time. Skydiving, horse riding, beekeeping, public speaking, reptilehouses - they plan to do it all.
Soon their weekly foray into fear becomes the only thing that keeps them tethered to reality, and to each other.
When her father dies just before her birthday, seventeen-year-old Aderyn inherits the role of Protector of Atratys, a dominion in a kingdom where nobles are able to transform at will into the bird that represents their family bloodline.
When Adelaide Buchmans younger brother succumbs to a drug overdose, she saves his life. \r\n\r\nAdelaide is catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times while finally confronting her brother, their history, and her own strength.