Treasure E. Blue—acclaimed author of Harlem Girl Lost and A Street
Girl Named Desire—is back with a heartbreaking urban love story of two
star-crossed lovers up against the dirtiest dealer Harlem has ever seen.
Knocked up by a Southern preacher, Keyshia is sent to live
with her aunt in New York, but after a horrific act of violence, the timid
young woman becomes ice-cold—turning tricks and finding comfort in a crack
Clyde and his two brothers find themselves living with a
family friend after their mother is shot by their own father—leaving her
institutionalized and unable to communicate and him behind bars. Clyde’s older
brother leads a decent life, working as a bank manager and trying to keep Clyde
off the streets, but Clyde’s younger brother is the coldest killer in Harlem
and takes every opportunity to involve Clyde in his infamous
When Keyshia and Clyde meet, they are instantly drawn to
each other. Forced to pay back a large sum of cash to one nasty Harlem kingpin
or risk the lethal consequences, Keyshia and Clyde use their tight game and
their loyalty to pull off the impossible. And when Clyde is falsely accused of
a bank hit, Keyshia vows to stick by her man—no matter the cost.
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