Karen Williams, author of The Demise Of Alexis Vancamp, brings this captivating family saga about hatred, revenge and profound loss in Compton, CA. Two families who once coexisted peacefully become bitter enemies when a tragic murder happens. All ties become broken, bad blood ensues and both families will stop at nothing to destroy each other.
Despite this, the love between seventeen-year-old Ebony and seventeen-year-old Daniel is unwavering. Ebony and Daniel meet in secret for a love they both can only describe as magical. When their relationship is discovered, family members on both sides use violence to tear their relationship apart leading to horrifying circumstances that changes everything.
Ebony and Daniel make plans to run away together after high school and sever all ties with their families. The wait feels long and they continue to be subjected to violence, vengeful acts and family secrets that blow them away. As they make their exit a series of lies sets off a chain of events leading to escalating bloodshed, with innocents dead in the streets. Will Ebony and Daniel make it out? This is a compelling story of how pain and hatred can destroy even the strongest love.