Deputy D.A. Kathryn Mackay takes on the case of her career as she works to convict a criminal of attempted murder while balancing the personal crisis of a lifetime in this courtroom drama by New York Times bestselling author Christine McGuire.
In a history-making case, the California district attorney’s office has charged a defendant with attempted murder by intentional infliction of HIV, and they’re counting on Deputy D.A. Kathryn Mackay to make the conviction.
But when a bomb explodes in the courtroom, disabling a young inspector, Kathryn joins the investigators in a deadly race against time and she suspects a connection between the bombing and trial.
Working alongside her lover, Dave Granz, the inspector assigned to the case, and balancing a personal crisis of one of the most frightening challenges a woman can possibly face, Kathryn is in a race against time to solve this case and stop the criminal in his tracks.
Christine McGuire prosecutes murder cases in a California district attorney's office. She has taught at the academy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Quantico, Virginia. Her first book, Perfect Victim, a nonfiction account of a sexual enslavement case, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. She is also the author of the acclaimed Kathryn Mackay series.