Yet another man in her mother’s life mean upheaval in Michelle’s life. With a new house and a new step-sister to cope with and no idea which she dislikes more, Michelle’s shredded life lacks any normality for her to cling to. With her birthday coming up rapidly, she seeks solace from the chaos in the company of her friends, with one noticeable exception. But as most her friends become more of an annoyance than a relief, she turns to a reliable source of comfort to steer her through the storm. But what trouble will this new direction bring?