Anastasia Blake is from a troubled home; when her parents separate she finds herself unable to settle down and find friends due to the constant interruptions in her life. When she finally lands where she can fix roots and get her schooling under way - she meets Luke. In a story which sees the comfortable rapidly turn into the unbearable Lara Pass offers in Rough Roads with Reckless Drivers an examination of a family torn apart by a mind gone astray. So who is Luke, the adolescent with the sparkling green eyes and ruggedly handsome face, could he be the first love of Anna's life? Or would that be too much for a girl finding her first steps in life to bear? When Anna visits her friend Holly's house for Christmas she will soon find out.