Depressed after her mother's death Nikki goes to her boyfriend, Jack, for comfort only to see another girl leaving his room. Believing that Jack hasbetrayed her she runs to Cole, the only other person she knows who can help her come to grip with her emotions. She volunteers to forfeit her emotions to Cole, an immortal; which means she has to go to the 100-yearfeed where he will feed off of her emotions. When she survives Cole is sureshe is the next queen but all Nikki wants is to go back to Earth/Surface andmake amends with her family and Jack for the way she left.
Now she only has 6 months before the Tunnels the darkest part of the
Everneath come to take her for good.
While on Earth Cole continuously tries to persuade her to come back to the Everneath and be his Queen while at the same time Jack and Nikki try to repair their relationship. How does she make her decision? Does she find a way to cheat fate and remain on the surface with Jack or return to the Everneath and become Cole's Queen?
Recommended by: Joleen Waltman, Librarian, Idaho USA