When Lovey Batiste's Mama brings her "home" to a small Louisiana town filled with people who hate them and a Grandmother she never knew she had, she ... Show synopsis When Lovey Batiste's Mama brings her "home" to a small Louisiana town filled with people who hate them and a Grandmother she never knew she had, she begins to slowly unravel family secrets that she, her beloved Mama and her new Maw Maw can never escape, which makes her wonder if you ever really can come home again. Eleven year old Lovey Batiste comes face to face with a past she never knew she had. Even worse, she has no idea that she will be paying the price for the mistakes the women in her family have made. When her Mama realizes that they can no longer live on their own, Lovey is plucked from the only city she's ever known into the lives of the people of small town Franklin City, Louisiana with only her mother to lean on and no father to fight her battles. In getting to know herself and a Maw Maw who seems to hate her she learns the secrets that her Mama has kept from her for her entire life. Her journey takes her down a dark road paved with violence, promiscuity and self-loathing. Can she come to terms with the burden her family name has put upon her or will she fall prey to the future the women in the Batiste family seem doomed to carry?