I was lucky enough to win this book here on Goodreads. It has complex characters and twists and turns that you don't see coming. This is the story of Ana. A girl unlike any other. She is highly intelligent. She does what she can to keep a wall between herself and others except for Nicolas. Her close dependence on her cousin Nicolas and his on her is what she has come to depend on. She decides its time to go off by herself and spend time deciding what to do with her life. To bring herself out of this darkness. It has spiraling down and out of control. She really knows this when she makes the mistake of her life when she hurts someone she cares about. A small island off the Maine coast in winter seems just the place. She is not welcome on the island of around 200 people but her family has owned a house there forever. She meets Old Alex the keeper of the property who helps her set in for the winter storms. The two brothers next store. One brother Jon so rude he will not speak. He is the island vet. The other Finn is a fisherman who waves to Ana everyday he comes in on his boat. Once the first big storm comes in all these lives will come together in the most unexpected and terrifying way. Secrets that are best left secrets come out into the light. This is a must read.