Eighteen year old A'LEESEEA is trapped in a dangerous sexual relationship with her mother's fiancée, IDRIS, with no way out.
When Idris's obsession with her turns into pure craziness, A'leeseea is desperate to free herself of his control.
But she quickly learns that fleeing from a psychotic man is as frightening as staying with him.
SHAROME, a young, fearless hitta with his own problems, offers A'leeseea his love and protection as long as she will love him in return.
He doesn't fear her abuser, and that in itself will cost Sharome more than he could've ever imagined. True love is said to conquer all.
In LOVE ME EVEN WHEN IT HURTS, those words will be put to an extreme test.
A'LEESEEA thought breaking away from her mother's controlling, abusive and deadly fiancée, Idris "Shotgun "Wright, was going to be the hardest thing she ever faced in her life.
She was sure her father, RAH'NELL, was her escape from misery, but what he has for her just might be worse. Just when her world is spiraling out of control, along comes her knight in shining armor.
SAVAN, an older man, becomes her confidante and the one who satisfies her dark, sexual desires.
But for her to love Savan, she must betray the true love of her life. Will this beautiful but troubled damsel in distress continue down a slippery slope into destruction and doom? Or will SHAROME, the man who will give his life to protect hers, be able to save A'Leeseea from her many demons? LOVE ME EVEN WHEN IT HURTS may be their mantra, but when loving someone endangers a man's life, will he continue to follow his heart? Or will he finally decide to follow his mind?
With both hands wrapped around her throat, A'LEESEA EVANS is in a fight for her life.
SAVAN, her side lover, has vowed to kill her if she tries to leave him.
Will one or both of their lives be lost playing a forbidden game of love that could just as easily end in tragedy as it could end in bliss? Meanwhile, IDRIS "SHOTGUN" WRIGHT's wrongdoings are catching up to him all at once.
Can this dirty, undercover cop evade his demise and get back on track of hunting A'Leesea and SHAROME down? Or will he finally be forced to pay the price for his past transgressions? Sharome will stop at nothing to save A'Leesea and take away all of the pain she's had to endure.
But there's something on the horizon that just might force him to break that vow.
LOVE ME EVEN WHEN IT HURTS, she asked of him.
Will Sharome honor his promise to A'Leesea? Or will someone else close to them both become the recipient of his heart?