When thirty-four year old Charlene Wilson discovers she is dying, she makes the biggest move of her life and leaves her abusive husband. Not knowing how many days she has left, she’s determined to spend them in peace. She turns to Zaire’s Place to find comfort.
Aisha Carter can be found at the center of every conflict at Zaire’s Place. While she plots disruption, Aisha finds herself on a path that takes her on a course she’d never imagined.
Rebecca Reich was raised in a prejudiced home and has issues with black people. A fish out of water at Zaire’s Place, a predominantly African-American shelter for abused women, she is forced to rethink the lessons of her youth.
Zaire’s Place explores the relationships among these women as their lives converge, as they make decisions, large and small, that will impact the rest of their lives.