At the tender age of eighteen Lathoya Mthathi fled the village of Emanzini in search of a better life. Now twenty-eight, she is a thriving supermodel and resides in a plush seaside apartment in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Lathoya is afraid of falling in love and losing control of her career. She is branded by the media as "e;Lonely Lathoya"e;, yet she longs for the touch of a man, and for a family of her own. When she meets Siso Masilela, editor of the popular Men's Life magazine, almost all of her resistance crumbles. But will she ever be ready to face the ghosts of her past in order to take that next step with Siso?