Jenny West is so happy! Sweet sixteen and summer on the way! But her life turns sour when her father's illness sends the West's off to an isolated beach for the whole summer. Jenny's miserable until the bright morning when she looks up and finds herself face to face with Keith Ericson. The golden days stretch ahead of them, days of walking on the beach, holding hands, sharing secrets. But too soon it's September, the summer is over and Jenny wonders how can she bear to leave Keith.