Chuckie Eechaute thought a new life under the Witness Protection Program would save him from Victor Sanaducci, but he was wrong. When Victor captured Chuckie's brother, Danny, he gave Chuckie an ultimatum: Come back and suffer the consequences of turning state's evidence, or Danny would die. A severed ear sent to Chuckie's old girlfriend sent the message home. Chuckie had to go home. So, he called Frank Powell, the one cop in Chicago he could trust.
"Entertaining but not riveting"
Richard Powell had enough problems of his own. A vicious killer known to the press as The Cannibal was chopping up young women. Having to deal with a drunken teenager was the last thing he needed. But, when a young man named Tommy VanOtten is arrested for the crimes, things take an interesting twist. His lawyer, Robert Sinclair, had a secret of his own. He was The Cannibal and, by a strange twist of fate, he was given the job of representing the innocent young man accused of his crime.