|"The line between truth and deception is as thin as a razor's edge... Determined to enjoy the pace of small-town life, lawyer Sam Johnstone has left his painful past behind and looks forward to taking each new day as it comes. Yet just as he sees peace and tranquility on the horizon, a close friend is charged with murder. Unable to stand quietly by, Sam quickly signs on for the defense. But how can he defend a client who has already confessed to the crime? Further complicating matters, an ethically-challenged prosecutor with an ax to grind seems embarked on a personal crusade against Sam. Now, in a case that seems doomed from the start, Sam must risk his reputation, his livelihood, and more to help a friend in need. But how far is he willing to go to uncover the shocking truth?"--Goodreads.