Jadea Johnson is a 15 year old girl who lives in poverty with her mother, Koren. The Lyons are a family who owns a international music company called Empire. There's the sons Andre, Jamal, and Hakeem. There is the Father Lyon and founder/owner of the company, Luscious and his girlfriend, Anika. And then There's the co-founder and Lusicious's Ex-wife, Cookie Lyon, who has finally gotten out of prison after being locked away for 17 years. How do their paths cross? Well, Koren and Luscious were a couple a few years after Cookie was sent to jail and after they break up Koren finds out she's pregers and doesnt tell Lucious. 15 years later Koren introduces Jadea to her mysteries Father. What happens when the Lyon Boys find out they have a younger sister? What happens when people from Koren and Jadea's past come back to haunt them? STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION. ITS A REALLY GOOD BOOK!!