Carin Douglas is a fearless young girl, thrust into the role of stick-up kid alongside Brooklyn's most notorious thugs. When Carin meets Monty, aka 'Money Monty', he sweeps her off her feet with one romantic gesture after another. But their urban fairy tale soon evolves into passionate sex, bold power moves - and devastating violence. When things get explosive, Carin is reminded of the love she knows Monty feels for her and the lavish lifestyle he's showered her with. But will that be enough to save them?
Ayana Ellis was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She discovered her talent for writing while working as a legal assistant in some of New York City's top law firms. When her short story, "Last Woman Standing," was chosen to appear in the anthology Girls from the Hood Part 4 in 2007, and her first novel, Love Changes, was released that same year, her career as a writer took off. In addition to Love Changes, she's the author of Full Circle, King Me and its sequel King and I, and Don't Be a Dumb Bitch: The Female Guide to Life and Love. Visit her online at byayanaellis.com.