SEQUEL TO "THUGGIN LOVE" If you haven't read book 1 (Thuggin Love), you won't understand this book. Desean and Shayna are back! This book takes place a few years after everything with Jax happened. Desean was arrested in book 1 and has stood trial. All three kids are growing up so quickly. Who will take over Desean's empire while he's away? Read to find out.