Heartbreak High is a dark high school romance set in Los Angeles, California. Meena is a Jersey girl who finds herself immersed in the glamorous and often seedy lifestyle of the LA teens when her aunt, entertainment lawyer, Tess Harlow takes custody of her after the death of her mother. There are many words that can be used to describe Tess Harlow, but role model is not one of them.
Jake Aldridge is the son of a has been actor who makes a hobby of marrying and divorcing rich LA women. His fathers penchant for failed marriages lands Jake in a new house and school every few years.
Meena is different from the other girls at Heartbreak High, as the kids call it. She’s earthy, athletic, and quiet and Jake is instantly attracted to her.
Meena finds Jake’s bad boy persona enticing and can’t resist his good looks and charm so the two begin a steamy relationship almost instantly.
In a world of sex, money and excess a stable relationship is the thing of fairy tales and it doesn’t take long for these two to encounter trouble in their private paradise.
With no solid role models and superficial friends, how can they possibly correct their course and find a way to be happy together? Is it even worth it to try?