A parents worst nightmare. A lawyers biggest challenge. A young boys life on the line. The unimaginable has happened. A thirteen-year-old boy has fired a rifle into a baseball game, killing several of the kids on the field. Parents are devastated. The townspeople are horrified. When public opinion swells to an enraged cry for justice, an ambitious deputy district attorney sees his opportunitya sensational trial that will catapult him into the D.A.s office in the upcoming election. Theres just one obstacle: the boys defense attorney, Lindy Field. To all appearances, the case is a slam-dunk. Convict the killer, make him pay. But its not that simple. Lindys young client is unwillingor unableto help Lindy defend him. And as the case progresses, it becomes clear that someone doesnt want the truth revealed. As Lindy delves into the haunted world of her clients torment, she finds a spiritual darkness that dredges up her own troubled past. And when dangerous forces close in around her, Lindy must fight for answers not only in the justice system, but in the very depths of her soul.
James Scott Bell, a former trial lawyer, is the bestselling author of Try Dying, The Whole Truth, No Legal Grounds, Deadlock, and Sins of the Fathers. A winner of the Christy Award for excellence in Christian fiction, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Cindy. Visit his website at www.jamescottbell.com.