Makeda Barnes in an aspiring supermodel. Drop-dead gorgeous with a raw attitude, she is clearly the next big thing in the modeling industry – if only she can shake her treacherous boyfriend, Menelik. Menelik, and his twin brother, Haile, came to this country in pursuit of the American dream. Raised by a despotic father, violence is what they know best. Together, they orchestrate a bloody extortion campaign to thrust them to the top of the food chain in the underworld. As Menelik climbs the ladder in the streets, Makeda simultaneously builds her modeling career. On different paths, they both acquire money, power, and respect. Then, one fatal move sets off a chain of events that threaten to destroy them, and everything they’ve worked hard to build. From the streets of New Jersey to the sandy shores of Miami to the beautiful land of Ethiopia, Skin Deep is an international erotic thriller that will captivate and inspire like only Gangsterotica can!