The bestselling author of "B-More Careful" presents a journey into the seedy world of strippers--a milieu of sex, money, and murder. Holmes shows how good girls who grew up in the harsh urbanscape of the Philly Badlands become bad girlz.
Karima "Cream" Thomas is an ex-convict from an upper-crust family whose only crime was falling for a drug dealer and refusing to testify against him. Sexy, intelligent, street-smart, and determined to change after serving time in the municipal prison system, Karima returns to find that her ex, Duane Faison, wants her back. And for one passion-filled night, she considers it.
Sexy, beautiful Roz has escaped from the hard streets and is on her way to a professional career in physical therapy. But then she meets Trae, who's still after the bling-bling and fast money of drugs. He's hard, hot, irresistible--and trouble.
Clark takes the reader through the stories of three ambitious, educated women who aspire to escape the ghetto and follow their hopes and dreams. None of the friends can resist their attraction to their thug boyfriends, which threatens to hold them back from their dreams.