When her best friend, Meg, commits suicide by drinking a bottle of industrialstrength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everything so how did she miss the signs of Megs depression? But when Cody travels to Meg s college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that there s a lot that Meg never told her. About her old roommates, the sort of people Cody never would have met in her deadend small town in Washington. About Ben McAllister, the boy with a guitar and a sneer, and some secrets of his own.