Nineteen years after she was raped, Mimi Bailey makes a desperate attempt to protect her secret when she returns to the scene of the crime. Mimi Bailey’s eighteen-year-old daughter, Afrika, is dying to attend college in Durham, North Carolina. Still bearing the scars of her own college years there— where she was raped by her best friend’s fiancé, Victor— Mimi tries unsuccessfully to convince Afrika to change her mind. She has protected the truth for nearly twenty years, but when Victor learns Mimi is back in town and has a daughter who looks very much like his own, he stops at nothing to chase them out of town and eliminate all evidence of his violent infidelity. A dramatic and suspenseful tale, Betrayed explores the fi ne line between passion and power . . . and the lengths we’ll go to protect the ones we love.