This book is about a young girl from East Los Angeles whose brothers were from one of the biggest barrios (gang) in L.A. They controlled everything she did. They moved to El Monte, where other barrios, (gangs) and trouble awaited when she fell in love with someone from the other barrio! She was caught in the middle of ignorance, jealousy, hatred and love! Between her mother, brothers and the one she loved, she had lost already! Because of her fear that her family would hurt him she hid whom she loved, but more importantly, the fact that she had his child! It is a book of their forbidden love and the lies and deception and what those lies did to their love!
It is a story of a young girl who fell in love for the very first time with all the odds against them and their love, their love never had a chance! It is about how God had sent him to her more than once and she still lost him! All the people filled with hatred worked towards making their life miserable and destroyed everything they ever wanted, though they could never destroy the love they had for each other! She carried the guilt of what happened to him and even in his afterlife, she searched for his soul! She went searching for his spirit and all while she was doing this, she lost her own spirit and almost her soul! It is a modern day Romeo and Juliet, although she never died, she went into denial that he even existed for 20 years! Sometimes she would play out the game that he was alive somewhere on this earth waiting to see her one day!