TID: Jem + Tessa crime au:
When Tessa Gray murders someone in self defense, she knows she can no longer return to her normal life . While on the run from the police she meets Jem Carstairs, the leader to a gang. Death, drugs and danger are what people associate Jem with.
Jem takes Tessa under his wing and teaches her his world of crime and corruption.
But as time goes on, Jem falls in love with Tessa and starts to feel the slow burn of shame and regret as he is tormented with the fact that he has ruined Tessa’s innocence as he watches her sink into darkness.