Child psychologist Chocolate Campbell learned self-hate early in life. Atsix-years-old she knew that her sea green eyes and silky golden hair, sether apart from her sisters-her beautiful black sisters in the eyes of theonly father she knew. The product of an adulterous affair, as an adultChocolate finds herself in turmoil of whether to forgive the man whorejected her and her biracial features while accepting his legitimatedaughters. While reminiscing on a past of longing for the same love from herfather that her sisters received, Chocolate is also reminded of how hisrejection, anger, and drunkenness resulted in the death of two of hersiblings.Undercover detective Danni Campbell doesn't want to kw love. She has seentoo much hate to consider giving herself-her heart over to a man the way shewitnessed her father give his to her mother only to end up with more painand regret than anyone she knew. She dates men that are already taken andlets one close eugh to her heart to break it. When she meets Sikander, who is a far cry from conventional ideas of handsome, her footing becomesshaky and she finds herself seeking her true identity in him. She battleswith sticking to her vow to never love or letting go and falling head firstinto the unkwn. From a prison cell in East Texas, James Ray Campbell serves time for themurder of his daughters. Dying from cancer and seeking absolution fromChocolate, he attempts to reappear in her life through letters and messagesfrom Danni.As the sisters face their pasts, embrace the present, and look forward totheir futures; a sibling bond is built, held onto and threatened in a majorway. In order to heal completely, Chocolate has to reevaluate the past anddetermine whether it is too late for her to forgive her father and give hima chance to make good on promises he never made, let alone, tried to keep.