James Whitaker grew up in a Christian household, but rebelled as a teenager and spent several years in prison. He is granted parole and returns home to Washington, D.C., yearning to spend time with his devout, long-suffering mother. However, several harrowing events thwart his homecoming plans. A fellow halfway house resident attacks him. A distraught father tracks him down, seeking revenge for the disappearance of his young daughter. An old friend resurfaces --someone he hoped he would never see again. These events could destroy James' life and the lives of his family and friends. A church social worker may have the solution to James' problems, but her efforts to help him exacerbate her own struggles and reveal her yearning for companionship, and put her at serious risk.
In this Christian suspense novel set in the gritty urban neighborhoods of Washington, D.C., drama, suspense and romance mingle to create a compelling and realistic story of love, vengeance, and how decisions made in a few seconds can affect the rest of your life.