By Stacy Ataree
Published: May 5, 2012 by
Nina, in the beginning of Stacy Ataree's Semya, is an unhappy high school senior stuck in an abusive relationship. Then she meets Sasha, a handsome and exciting Russian boy who helps her escape the misery and monotony of her life, taking her places she never thought possible.
But when she discovers he might be a criminal, she's forced to choose between him and the law.