Following an alleged conversation between respected attorney Rayna Martin and teenager Christina Hayes during a boating trip at Cape Ann, Massachusetts, one of them is dead and the other one is arrested for murder. Boston lawyer David Cavanagh faces his toughest case ever when what appears to be a tragic but blameless accident turns into something else entirely. With the victim’s father one of the most powerful politicians in the U.S. Senate and the Assistant D.A. prepared to put his personal ambition ahead of legal justice, David finds his most dangerous battle is taking place outside the courtroom.  Lies, deception, blackmail, threats – and finally the precision of an assassin’s bullet combine make a shocking finale.