A successful career, a charismatic new husband, and a bright future—Philadelphia lawyer Campbell Smith seems to have it all. But in Bonnie MacDougal’s powerful best-seller, beneath the thin surface of tranquility and realized dreams, dark events threaten to throw Campbell’s neatly arranged life profoundly and perilously out of order.
After winning a major case in L.A., high-powered Philadelphia lawyer Dana Svensson is returning home, eager for a long-overdue family vacation. Barely off the interstate, her client, Vic Sullivan, president of Pensteel, calls her from his company's helicopter to rehash the highlights of the trial. Suddenly, their conversation breaks up and, in the distance, Dana sees a mid-air explosion.
Savvy South Philly lawyer Dan Casella and his assistant, Jennifer Lodge, let their passion for each other explode - until betrayal, fraud, and murder place them on opposite sides of the courtroom.