This mesmerizing story will keep readers turning pages long into the night. The character development is stellar, and the intrigue and danger enthralls to the last page. Central to the theme is Sylvia's past, as well as the threats that are now facing her.

A multi-generational look at the Grayson women and their legacy through the Delta Gamma Psi sorority. Now an upper-crust black woman, Sylvia Grayson's decades-old secrets are coming back to haunt her.

From a brief peek at an event in 1953 that still gives Sylvia nightmares, to a period in 1975 when a murder took place, to the present day, when the murderer is still about, danger lurks among the Grayson women.

In the present, Sylvia's granddaughter Rachelle is in college and must decide whether or not to pledge the sorority.

(Apr., 368 pp., $24.95)

Reviewed by: 
Robin Taylor