By Rikenya Hunter
17 12 months outdated Tiphanie appears like the load of the area is on her shoulders. After facing her father getting gun downed and killed whilst a theft is going undesirable at an ATM, she loses her dual sister to leukemia. Her mom Connie turns into depressed and begins utilizing medications and alcohol to manage. Tiphanie has no happiness in her lifestyles until eventually she meets Jerome, the good-looking man round highschool. They immediately develop into a pair yet can the 2 of them take care of life's curve balls which are regularly being thrown at them? Does love triumph over all? Can Jerome and Tiphanie's courting face up to the hurricane headed their approach? Disclaimer: Books gains profanity and sexual scenes.
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