James is ecstatic to be able to return home and spend summer with his father; the loss of his old life when his parents were still together has left a hole in his heart. Now back amongst friends and discovering what could be love, James's life couldn't get any better. That is, until his father starts behaving strangely in front of the window.
Carrie White is an outcast - bullied at school, and abused at home. Womanhood makes a very startling and traumatic introduction, and changes Carrie's life forever. The only relief she finds is in her ability to move things with her mind; it's her intimate secret, yet the breaking point isn't far away. Her secret will get out, sooner or later, and perhaps even mete out revenge.
Phoebe Shaw and her best friend Jacqueline want nothing more than to escape Denton Street and see more of the world. After graduation, their plans are set in motion, however the symptoms of a strange sickness strike their neighbourhood; something awful that targets young women. Afraid for her future, Phoebe remains determined to break away, but her fate, and that of Jacqueline's, become more uncertain by the minute.