Bethany Kuiper is drawn to the ocean. She is 17 and never tasted love. Things are about to change. Summer in Rhode Island is just a vacation...until she meets Tristan Alexander. Everything seems perfect until two murders are committed in town. Much of the evidence points to Tristan. Distraught, Bethany realizes she is in love with Tristan. Will she be able to tread the water...or will she eventually drown.