What happens when you look white, but you don't know who your biological father is? And yet, your mother tells you that you are black?
Bonnie Bowens had just graduated from high school, when she had a huge fall out with her mother; Bonnie’s mother became angry in learning about Bonnie’s intimate relationship, with her boyfriend. For the first time in her life, Bonnie moves away from the middle-class home she grew up in.
Fortunately, Bonnie finds a job working as a waitress and moves in one of her coworker’s places. When Bonnie happens to come across Nathan, an old high school crush, she feels excited and happy. The happiness is short-lived as she learns of his engagement with Jade. Still, Bonnie finds Nathan to be as appealing to her as he was back in high school. Time passes, sparks fly and before long, Bonnie and Nathan both feel attracted to each other, despite Nathan’s engagement. However, as they grow closer, Nathan has a secret he is keeping from Bonnie. And the longer Bonnie is around him, the more tangled up in her own life; she becomes. Moreover, she finds herself slipping into another, dark-sided world. A place she never would have dreamed of, that involves the drug cartel.