Frankie is nearly fourteen and teenage life certainly comes with its ups and downs. Her mum is seriously ill and Frankie can feel herself growing up quickly, no thanks to Sally and her gang of bullies at school. When Sally turns out to be not-so-mean after all, they strike up a friendship. But Frankie starts to wonder whether these feelings she has for Sally are stronger than her other friendships. Might she really be in love? And does Sally feel the same?