In the high stakes courtroom battles of his legal career,
San Antonio District Attorney Chris Sinclair has prided
himself on getting it right--sending society's dregs away
for a long time. But when he discovers he wrongly sent a
police officer to prison he begins to question his faith in
Eight years ago Chris sent officer Steve Greerdon to jail.
Recently, new DNA evidence gave Chris cause to undo the
wrongful conviction and help clear Greerdon's name, but
when two police officers are murdered and Greerdon is at
the scene of the crime with no alibi, Chris is once again
suspicious. Greerdon claims a police conspiracy wants to
send him back to jail, or is Greerdon playing Chris for a
Chris's girlfriend, child psychiatrist Anne Greenwald, is
drawn into the deepening mystery when one of her patients
confesses to her facts that could give him the evidence he
needs to break the conspiracy. But she can't violate doctor-
patient confidentiality, even if it might prevent a tragedy.
Time is running out, and murders are piling up. If the
killer can't be stopped, Chris could be next. As Chris and
Anne struggle to balance their personal lives with their
professional concerns, this intense, powerful novel weaves
an ever-tightening web of suspense that will keep readers
chasing the truth until the final page.