A beautiful young actress is found strangled in her Los Angeles apartment.
A young man with looks, money and an eye to play the field is accused.
In this debut novella, criminal defense lawyer Brad Madison has returned to do battle in the courtroom after a stint in the military. But the ghosts of Madison’s war in Afghanistan have wreaked havoc on his life and put his marriage on the skids. Kicked out of home by the woman he loves, Madison wants back in but has much to prove and a lot of trust to regain. His big chance arrives in the form of a case that looks hopeless at first, but Madison never loses faith. In this courtroom drama, the personal and professional become tightly intertwined – Madison fights with all he’s got because it’s all on the line.