Derrick is a graduating senior on a small, black college campus who recently crossed into a fraternity and has every intention of continuing his player ways with best friend and frat brother Mike, until he meets Maya, a quiet and reserved student with a painful past.
They immediately fall in love and plan to spend the rest of their lives together but Carl, Maya's unstable ex-boyfriend, has different plans for them. Carl can't live without Maya and won't let her live without him.
Dedan Tolbert takes the reader on a non-stop thrill ride from start to finish. Will Maya be enough for Derrick to finally give up his womanizing ways? Will Carl stand in the way of Derrick and Maya walking off into the sunset together? Will painful secrets from all three of their pasts lead to the destruction of everyone's happiness? The answers to these questions will leave you guessing and on the edge of your seat until the final page.