Laurence Marks was determined to be more than the life that was forced on her after her father was gunned down in front of her on her fourteenth birthday. With a mother that sought solace in a liquor bottle, Lala had to not only take care of herself but her mother to. When things get tough and the walls begin to close around her there is one person that she knows that she can turn to, her best friend Heart.
Heart Quamere Strong live his life by his rules, being thrown away at birth killed something inside of him that caused him to look at life differently. He never had anyone to show him love so he vowed to never give it, until Lala comes in and occupies the space that he had condemned. The bond between Lala and Heart grows the more life throws at them and when things heat up so much that neither one of them can ignore their feelings, things become complicated. Will they follow their heart, or will life get in the way of what’s meant to be?
Lake is Heart’s best friend and right-hand man, they both grew up in the system together and were the only one that the other trusted. Lake is in a relationship with the mother of his kids, Mira but being faithful was not his strong suit. When his infidelities are brought to the forefront will he be able to take control of the situation or will it all blow up in his face.
Miracle is Lala’s best friend and the only person besides Heart who welcomed her when she had to be uprooted and placed in the hood. Their relationship is solid and the love they have for one another is real, but Miracle has a secret that could tear that all apart. Even with her friendship on the line she’s not willing to give up what she’s built. When the truth comes out will their friendship be able to weather the storm?
Finding love, mixed with lies and deceit causes a whole whirlwind of problems. Lines are crossed, and loyalty is tested, find out who makes it out on top.