Seventeen-year-old Rehema Santiago discovers a secret society that's stealing the essences of young children to stay forever young. When young children in the small city she’s living starts disappearing at an alarming rate around the time a new boy comes to school, Adam Gray, who she finds herself annoyingly attracted to. She's suspicion of the time of his arrival and of her hearts constant fluttering when he's around. Adam has a secret of his own that he’s hiding from Rehema and he’s afraid his secret will send her running for the hills. She finds love and horror all in the same breath while losing her innocent view of the world. That there are people in the world who will kill in the name of vanity.
When lifelong friends Danella, Arial, Sara and Rhonda set out on a Spring Break trip to North Carolina, they have no idea it will end in tragedy. When their car swerves off the road, injuring all four girls and plunging them into comas, they’re even more surprised to wake up together in a strange new world.
Salama Bandari is a beautiful realm, ruled by an honest king and his arrogant but handsome son. And the longer the girls remain, the more they discover they are connected to the place in ways that can’t be coincidence.
But a darkness is rising in Salama Bandari, an evil determined to wreak destruction on both worlds. And If the girls stay to confront it, they risk losing the chance to return home to their physical bodies before it's too late.