This book is based on a true story of a girl who grew up in Detroit, Michigan. It's intense and will have you hanging on every last word of the main character Italy Rivers. As she tries to figure out her next move, he is right on her tail and if she doesn't get away this time it could end badly. With one to protect her she tries to take things into her own hands, only it ends up making her more vulnerable. You would think going to the police would be the best thing to do in a domestic violence situation right. Since that is what everybody always says why won't you just call the police well sometimes the police just can't protect you.