"Into the Darkness" is a dramatic novel about a young girl named Bonnie who must grow up fast and fight to survive in a dark cold world. Life has certainly never been easy for Bonnie. She was born with serious health issues and as she struggles to survive, her parents explore the world of drugs to make extra money to help pay for her medicine. When Bonnie's father Terry becomes a drug dealer for a man named Smith and his right-hand man William, Bonnie's world gets turned upside down.
Bonnie and her sister Jazz struggle with their new reality of abuse and betrayal. Her Father Terry becomes paranoid and develops a split-personality. He becomes verbally and physically abusive towards his family. The mother Lana lacks any moral obligation for the safety of her children.
Everyone who Bonnie believes she should be able to trust, dies or deceives her. She feels lost in this world and struggles to find reasons to live as she struggles with PTSD and depression. Her ability to trust people becomes difficult for her as she finds herself feeling betrayed by people who should be protecting her.