Lost and confused in her own memories, a seventeen year old tries to overcome her confusion to save herself from the hell that lies beyond the mirror.Jacey Adams thought she knew exactly who she was. She was a seventeen-year old girl, living with her father and older brother in Long Island, New York. As she goes back to the place where it all began, she discovers that the girl in the mirror isn't her. The girl looking back at her is actually Randall, her supposed reflection. Desperate to escape the hell she is in, Randall pulls Jacey beyond the mirror, switching sides with her. As Jacey struggles to destroy her reflection, she meets Cyril. And Cyril has been stuck there for four years, plagued by a haunting memory, unable to find who he once was. The question is: Will they be able to find themselves and go back to their side of the mirror, or will they lose themselves forever and become nothing more than reflection of who they could have been? The Dark and Dying Places follows Jacey and Cyril in the search to find themselves, while they are aided by Jacey's friend Callie. And for Callie, she must find a way to overcome her supposed mental illness, all while finding herself falling for a pyromaniac who wants nothing more than to stop being the reflection he once was. But for Jacey, she will discover that being scared to love is almost as scary as being scared to live.And in the end, Jacey and Cyril both learn that the fight for self is never truly over.