When eleven-year-old Casanita Redner’s beloved grandfather is murdered her life takes a drastic downward turn. Her mother’s drinking and drugging escalates then she brings home a man who destroys what little peace Cas has found.
But Cas isn’t a normal child-victim; she’s a fighter.
Bounced from home to the streets to foster homes and back to the streets, Cas refuses to be a placid victim as she struggles to find her place in the world.
When John Downing becomes her caseworker, Cas is drawn to him. He gets her like no one ever has, but is he savior or predator?
In a world where manipulation, lies and violence; drugs and alcohol are rife, Cas loses her way. Can she find the path that will lead back to her grandmother's Tsalagi Teachings? Can she find healing?