A year has passed and Eric has retired from the violent drug game that almost cost him his life. Now his younger cousin Braheem has eagerly stepped into his shoes; determined to carry the torch that Eric has passed him. Ross is now finishing her degree in college, while running a few very successful daycare centers for her fiancé Eric. Her friend Joyce has also found success because after searching for a good man, she has finally found one that not only loves her, but cherishes her son as well. Everyone’s path seems to be on the road to success but their past is still a very ugly place. Many demons haunt them and their enemies are very real. This tales picks up where the last book ended and their love, strength and faith will be tested. Which Roses will become the victims to the thorns of life?