Katrina McAllister narrowly escaped an abusive husband. Now she must fight to gain custody of her two children. Problem is her in-laws own the town, and everyone in it is on their payroll, including judges, attorneys, politicians, and the police. Forced from her home and stripped of all her cash, who can she turn to for help? After receiving a letter threatening her parental rights, she needs a good attorney. Running out of options, she does what she deems necessary to gain custody of her children.
"The narrator is illiterate! Accent was so hard to listen to"
Emily Ann's a happy and vibrant carefree 10-year-old. Her mother died when she was four, resulting in her having to live with her father and stepmother. They divorced and her father could no longer care for her, and sent her to live with her grandparents in a small rural town. While there she enjoys new friends and a close knit family atmosphere. The simplicity of warm sunny days playing in the creek, fishing, and the fresh country air appeals to her.
Fifteen year old London Blackmon loves to figure skate but her dream to compete in the sport on a national level is hindered. She suffers from sickle cell anemia which often leaves her in debilitating pain. When she finally gets a chance to audition for a major show she has to fight against all odds to prove she has what it takes to perform.
Morgan Foster appears to be the perfect teen, living a middle class life in the wealthy town of Holbrook. Morgan's new boyfriend takes her out on a date. When things don't go as planned, it sends Morgan's life on a path of destruction. Refusing to tell anyone of her pain, she finds a remedy that is a coping mechanism for her but a dangerous one. Morgan's aunt convinces her to allow her to tell Morgan's parents. Morgan wants to go to Spain with her friends, but she must be in Holbrook to complete her therapy. This could send her over the edge.
Peyton left her position at her father's law firm to pursue personal goals and tend to Gil, her husband of 16 years, who's a prominent plastic surgeon. After her father's heart attack, she is forced to return to the firm to help with a high-profile case. She enlists the help of her best friend, Kimberly, who's also an attorney. Kimberly ,who has been harboring a secret for years, uses this opportunity to betray her friend in a most unusual way.
Chelsea's mom moved her to Florida in hopes of giving her a better life hoping to forget their negative past and move on to a better future. What she finds is new challenges and new issues that force her to make some adult choices at the age of 15. What does she do when those who are supposed to love her turns on her? She survives!