The book is based on a true story, most of the names were changed to protect the innocent. This dynamic intriguing novel will capture the minds of readers from Detroit to the entire east coast of America. From the past to the present, a young teenager named Chanel Harrington tries to find her worth as she struggles to make a better life for herself and her younger brother. They are both caught up in a world of drugs, death, and dealers. Chanel escapes the hardcore streets of Detroit and lands in and Washington, DC better known as "Dodge City"
Her life takes a drastic change as she learns the Jamaican way of living. Chanel falls in love with a dreadlocks Rastafarian named William Done (AKA) Goldie. Chanel flies back and fourth to Washington, DC and still continues to sleep with Goldie because she is still in love with him in spite of him living with his children´s mother Hanna Benson and her living with another man named Peter in Texas. Goldie and Chanel eventually leave both their partners Hanna and Peter to give their love a try. One man named Goldie with 13 children by 7 different women tries to settle down with one of them which is Chanel, but his former children´s mother Hanna constantly interferes with their relationship. Hanna gives Goldie and Chanel pure hell, and he gives her hope that he will come back to her by still sleeping in her bed. she gets pregnant and Goldie will not admit that he is the father. The games William plays with Chanel and Hanna catches up with him in the long run, and the battle for him gets ugly. Hell has no fury like the other woman scorned! Chanel and Goldie´s relationship becomes unhealthy on a roller coaster that takes the readers along for the ride.
Michelle Harbin served in the military as a Business Administrator. Modeled for Wendy Ward Charm School as a mannequin model and a promotional model for English Leather Cologne. Attended Wayne County Community College, worked for the city of Detroit, with Mayor Coleman Young-Neighborhood Services. Studied at the LA school of Acting for voice over and acting.
Various marketing research for Intel at Circuit City. Completed the Brite Voice System training, a school proctor and community volunteer. Featured in local music videos, participates in focus groups for marketing. Real estate investor, a member and sponsorof Southeast Regional Economic Justice Network, and a proud mother of three.
I love the cover, and this book is so good I had to read it twice. I recommended to all my friends and family, there is a lot to learn from this book about some relationships. The Author did a nice job.