Since fifteen year-old Johnnie Wise's mother was murdered by KKK leader Richard Goode, she's had to do what it takes to survive. She's managed to live through the riots resulting from
Goode's violent death and the relentless pursuit of the man responsible, Napoleon Bentley, a notorious gangster who'll stop at nothing to have her. Now Johnnie is thrown into a
dangerous love triangle when she can't fight her feelings for Napoleon, and she won't come clean to her new boyfriend, Lucas, about her and Napoleon's sordid past. But not only does
Johnnie have drama in her love life, but a new job as a maid for a prominent white family comes to a tragic end when secrets from her past are unleashed. Will she be able to land on
her feet this time?