All the women in Anora Madison's family have lived haunted by the curse of Poor Butterfly: women still longing for but deserted by the men they loved. Determined to be the first to escape a life of abandonment, Anora fled Harlem for Brooklyn.
Sarah Volek is called home by a terrible tragedy—both her parents perished when their house in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula burned. Ivor, Sarah’s young brother was away at boy scout camp the night of the fire and is now her responsibility,. They’re spending the summer at their folks’ cabin in the woods while Sarah considers what to do.. .
Kelly’s always considered herself the responsible sister. So when her twin abruptly elopes with a former boyfriend, she feels compelled to break the news to the man expecting to spend a romantic weekend with Karen.
Feeling as if love is a thing for those whom have no drive for success, Attorney Tara Bennett, one of the three most fearsome black female attorneys in Montana, has given up all hope of a ‘happily ever after.’