Addie joins her fellow therapist and some patients on an ecotherapy hiking trip. The weather is looking perfect, until a big storm hits and the group of six is forced to take shelter in a cave.
Soraya has been hidden away from the world because of the curse that has made her so poisonous that anyone who touches her will die. She has become used to a lonely, secluded life, until her brother's wedding, when everything changes. There is a demon in the dungeon who could have information to break her curse, but there is also a young man who isn't afraid of her.
January's life is turned upside down when she inherits her late father's secret beach house. Moving there after everything else falls apart is her last resort, especially when she discovers that her new neighbor is fellow author and long- time rival, Augustus Everett. Augustus has never believed that January's romance novel are worth much, but in order to defeat writer's block, they agree on a challenge - Augustus will will write a novel with a happy ending and January will try to write the next American novel.
After a freak car accident revealed that her husband is a serial killer, Gina Royal has done everything she can to keep herself and her kids safe from the harassment of Internet trolls that thinks that she was an accomplice. She's uprooted her kids many times at a seconds notice when threats get too close, but now, as Gwen Proctor, she is ready to settle down near the peaceful Stillhouse Lake, until bodies begin showing up in the lake.
After joining the rebellion, Amani and her Demdji powers of controlling the desert are an integral part of the group, when she suddenly gets captured and brought to the place, home of the Sultan the rebellion is fighting against. While there, she tries to find out information to help the rebel, but doesn't sense even bigger danger around the corner.