It is not always a good thing to be a good listener. In fact, sometimes it can be downright dangerous.
Dani Lynn Lambert is a spirited and determined twelve-year-old who has been forced into adverse circumstances by the abrupt death of her father. After she and her mother, Tess, move into a ghastly apartment in a dismal building, Tess struggles to keep the two of them from becoming homeless. While Dani battles a different obstacle, she suddenly finds herself drawn into a world of mystery and intrigue. Someone is determined to keep Dani from ruining a careful plan. Just when things take a turn for the worse, Dani and Tess find an unexpected ally who wants more than just friendship. Will their new ally be the protector they hope for or transform into someone else they cannot trust?
In this exciting young adult novel, a girl is forced to endure less than ideal circumstances after her father dies, leaving her and her mother vulnerable to a scary world and a stranger with dark intentions.