Ivy has always been able to see clocks over everyone's heads, counting down how long before they will die. Her own will hit the zero hour before she even graduates high school. She struggles with her deep love for on-again, off-again boyfriend Myers Patripski; she struggles financially. And she struggles to cope with the murder of her best friend, another life she couldn't save. Then more girls start disappearing. As Ivy tries to put her own life in order, she must piece together the truth of who ended Vanessa's. To save lives, and for her own sanity.