Angelica Barnes has been released from prison in Raleigh, North Carolina, having served a five-year sentence for being complicit in the illegal activities of her ex-boyfriend, Robert Santiago. She's a convicted felon, and integrating back into society hasn't been easy -- that is, until she accepts an offer she can't refuse and moves to New York City. But her hopeful dreams of a better life are shattered when she winds up having to fall back on her past life to make ends meet.
Unbeknownst to Angelica, an old foe sits in the shadows, choosing the right moment to reel her back into his grasp. Unable to defend herself, Angelica becomes a prisoner of her former life, but with the help of a friend, Angelica executes a daring escape to be free of her enemy forever. But will she ever "really" be free?