High-level corruption, high-priced addiction, high-voltage infidelity. The American Dream . . . Loving husband, doting father, respected politician. On the surface, California Governor Montavious Monty Fields appears to have it alland he intends to keep it that way. But even a powerful man like Monty cant control everything or everyone . . . First Lady Ellaina Elle Lockhart-Fields has a juicy secret. One that shes succeeded in keeping under wraps. Until her longtime lover shows up as her husbands top security officer and threatens to ruin everything. Desperate, Elle concocts a clever plan. But its far more dangerous than she realizes. Thanks to her scandalous affair with the governor, single mother Brooklyn Price is living in luxury. But empty nights and lonely holidays are starting to break her spirit. A passionate encounter with a mystery man inspires her to leave Monty. But thats not as easy as she thinks Behind it all is a reporter whos been tracking Montys every move, determined to bring him down, no matter who he has to seduce to get the job done. And as pressure from the women in Montys life, the press, and his partners in white-collar crime starts to boil over, Monty begins to unravel in ways no one sees coming . . .