Two lonely hearts will find each other even in the darkest circumstances. . . .
When Daisha’s boyfriend, Raekwan, takes his violent, jealous antics to the next level, a mysterious stranger intervenes, taking Daisha to his place to nurse her wounds. Even though she sneaks out the next morning. Daisha can’t stop thinking about him; but with her history of bad relationships with men and with her estranged mother, she knows that she should only be concerned with her own survival. In time, she will realize that he has a strong grip on her emotionally, and she has no control.
Tyreek, AKA Pistol, witnesses Daisha’s assault and suddenly finds himself caring about a stranger. His life of crime has toughened him, but his thoughts are consumed with her safety. On the run from the feds, he knows that trust and loyalty are rarely given in the streets. After fleeing to Atlanta, he pulls off a murder that sets off a domino effect of events he never sees coming.
There’s a street war brewing, but Pistol and Daisha are fighting a battle in their hearts. Despite all the drama and bloodshed surrounding them, they can’t seem to deny their true feelings. Will they make it out alive to pursue the prospect of a real hood love, or will it all be consumed by the fate of the streets?
Nika Michelle is originally from North Carolina and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Her love for books started at a very young age and inspired her passion for writing. Blessed with a vivid imagination, she would share her short stories with her classmates in middle and high school. In 2002, she graduated from Fayetteville State University with a BA in communications and English literature. During her time in college she completed her first novel, Forbidden Fruit, an urban tale that spins a web of love, lust, and greed. She became a high school English teacher, but decided to pursue writing full time in 2011. Since then, she has self-published multiple titles.