McMillan’s book follows Stella in the book How Stella Got Her Groove Back. Stella Payne is a 42-year-old divorced mother of 11-year-old Quincy. Despite Stella’s accomplishments, she still cant seem to find a good man. Stella decides to take a vacation to Jamaica where she meets a young, tall, lean Jamaican. She can only hope that she can find love in this unexpected meeting.
McMillan on her own love and divorce story used as inspiration for her book:
It was devastating to discover that a relationship I had publicized to the world as life-affirming and built on mutual love was actually based on deceit. I was humiliated.