Synopses & Reviews
Camille Logan feels trapped. After being sexually and emotionally abused by her foster parents, she turns to the one person she can trust: her boyfriend, Chu, a mid-level drug dealer. Life starts looking up for Camille -- until Chu is brutally murdered, and she finds herself living with a stable of women in a run-down apartment building working for a deranged pimp. Camille knows that something must change, and struggles to right her wrongs . . .
"Dupree's debut offers readers an unvarnished look at the troubled, violence-filled lives of inner-city youth in Washington, D.C. . . ." -- Publishers Weekly
Camille Logan feels trapped. After she is sexually and emotionally abused by her foster parents, she turns to the one person she knows she can trust--her boyfriend Chu, a mid-level drug dealer. But when life finally starts looking up for Camille, Chu is brutally murdered. Again feeling abandoned and helpless, and refusing to return to the system, Camille finds herself living with a stable of women in a tiny run-down apartment building in Washington, D.C., working for Nut, a deranged pimp. Fed up with her life, Camille is forced to right her wrongs, and slowly learns that her past does not necessarily determine her future.