An ambitious freelance journalist believes that an innocent man is rotting in jail for a rape and murder committed by two of the nation's most-revered athletes. But her editors are reluctant to print the story without iron-clad proof.
Enter Jake Scarne, who is asked to provide that proof.
What he eventually discovers -- after more terrible violence -- turns out to be more sinister than anyone imagined.
And it takes allies on both sides of the law to set things right.