Donna Hill's latest installment in the lives and loves of friends Ellie, Barbara, Stephanie and Ann picks up
in After Dark (4). Ellie is in love with Ron and as they contemplate a life together, Ron's political past threatens not only his business but Ellie's as
well. Barbara, Stephanie and Ann also address major changes in their lives. In the end, the friends all realize that they must follow their hearts to find happiness. Hill deals with social and political injustices that some consider a way of life in the United States in a most thought-provoking manner.