When his girlfriend's body is discovered on the balcony of his condo overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Logan Hamilton is indicted for murder. His friend Matthew Royal, a burned out trial lawyer living in an island paradise in Florida, reluctantly comes out of early retirement to represent Logan. The tale twists and turns as Matt travels to Iowa, Chicago and South Florida, trying to save Logan from the death penalty pursued by a hard nosed female prosecutor who never loses. The secrets revealed in the climatic trial stun the people of the island and reverberate around the world. It's a great ride, from the pristine beaches of Longboat and Egmont Keys to the cities of South Florida and the Mid-West. The author spins a tale of mystery and intrigue, peopled with characters you won't soon forget.