this is a sad but true to life story...that abuse can happen even behind closed doors even in so-called christian families...even preacher's famlies ..Show More »and affects a person's life for years to come. this is a story of God' healing in Christina's heart so that she was able to minister to a gal who was in her school class who was raped and beaten by a creep from her class in high school. He had gotten away with this over and over due his family connections. then, of course there is romance...and, yeah....no illicit sex. I would recommend this book especially to anyone who is struggling with the same sort of situation...to anyone who knows and wants to help a person like this.