From the cover of Sports Illustrated to solitary confinement in a Chicago women's prison. How did it all turn out so wrong for college All-American and Olympic medalist Susan Amanda Sparks? After serving nearly three years in prison for a crime she did not commit, Sue returns to Populus to be reunited with her daughter.
When Sue married John Michael Crow, the star athlete at Populus High, it seemed all her dreams were coming true. But Johnny has a wandering eye, and his controlling father will stop at nothing to destroy his son's marriage. When Sue confronts her former father-in-law, tragedy ensues. There is a huge price to pay, but it just may have been worth the trouble.