More than seventy years after Pearl Harbor drew the United States into World War II, a sinister secretremnants of covert research done by the Armyhaunts the Keaton School.Less than two months have passed since Devon Mackintosh uncovered the truth about the apparent suicide of Hutch, Keatons golden boy and her unrequited love. But solving Hutchs murder has put all eyes on her in the small Keaton School community. When she is knocked unconscious on a New Years Eve cruise, its clear that her life is danger too. In the aftermath of the attack, Devon must attend a weekly meeting with Dr. Jocelyn Hsu, a shrink who refuses to believe Devons account of the accident.She turns to the only people she can trust: Hutchs terminally ill grandfather, Reed, and his heirs Bodhi and Raven. Before Reed dies, he gives Devon a journal from his time as a science prodigy in the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor. Reeds entries not only detail top secret research on what would become Keaton land, they reveal a pact made among three powerful familiesa pact that could determine the schools future. Wrestling with growing feelings for Bodhi and the very real threat closing in on her, Devon fights to untangle both the past and the present and find the truth Reeds enemies are still willing to kill for.