Lies, damming photos, and a deceitful mother complicate life for Ensley Markus and Jack Trace. Jack’s mother, Chastity, has spent the last thirty years in prison for murder. She brings with her the man who beat Jack as a child, the one who went to prison for the same murder.

Chastity demands Jack’s inheritance from her mother. She also knows who the opposing forces are who’ve influenced his career. Fake emails and X-rated photos of Ensley with another man emerge and Ensley and Jack are ripped apart.

When Chastity’s companion turns up dead, and she faces another murder charge, she demands the son she neglected protect her.

The chaos turns everyone’s attention away from the crimes in their midst. Ensley and Jack must save their relationship, find the killer, and get the unwanted Chastity out of their lives. They all pay a high price when lives are altered and relationships changed.